What Happened on December 29, 2012

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 200 people are executed by the Syrian army in Homs
  • 21 security personnel are killed by Pakistani Taliban near Peshawar
  • 5 people are killed in a Tupolev Tu-204 plane crash in Moscow

Famous Weddings

  • "The Glades" actress Kiele Sanchez (36) weds "Friday Night Lights" actor Zach Gilford (31) in Napa Valley, California

Famous Deaths

  • Jean Topart, French actor, dies at 90

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Tony Greig, English cricket captain, all-rounder (1972-77) and commentator, dies from a heart attack at 66

Cricketer and Commentator Tony Greig
Cricketer and Commentator
Tony Greig