On This Day

What Happened on December 12, 2001

Historical Events

Film & TV History

Winona Ryder is arrested on shoplifting charges in Beverly Hills, California

Actress Winona Ryder
Winona Ryder

Famous Weddings

  • Actress Ashley Judd (33) weds race car driver Dario Franchetti (28) at Skibo Castle in Scotland

Famous Deaths

  • Ardito Desio, Italian explorer and topographer, dies at 104
  • Jean Richard, French actor (b. 1921)
2001 Highlights

About December 12, 2001

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 10 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Sagittarius