On This Day

What Happened on December 12, 2001

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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? 18 years, 11 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Sagittarius