On This Day

What Happened on December 12, 1999

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Deaths

  • Joe Benner, American pistol shooter and coach (Olympic gold 1952; World C'ship gold 1949, 52, 54), dies at 82
  • Joseph Heller, American author (Catch-22), dies at 76
  • Paul Cadmus, American artist (b. 1904)