On This Day

What Happened on December 12, 2000

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

US Supreme Court releases its decision in Bush v. Gore, settling the recount dispute in Florida's 2000 presidential election in George W. Bush's favor and thus handing him the presidency

43rd US President George W. Bush
43rd US President
George W. Bush

Famous Deaths

  • George Montgomery, American actor (b. 1916)
2000 Highlights

About December 12, 2000

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 10 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Sagittarius