What Happened on December 1, 2012

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 21st SEC Championship Game: #2 Alabama beats #3 Georgia, 32-28
  • 8 people are killed and 36 injured after a bus overturns in Bolivia
  • 8th ACC Championship Game: #13 Florida State beats Georgia Tech, 21-15
  • Enrique Peña Nieto sworn in as President of Mexico
  • Ukranian Anna Ushenina wins the Women's World Chess Championship 2012

Famous Weddings

  • "The Bachelorette" reality star Ashley Hebert weds J.P. Rosenbaum at the Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena, California
  • "X Factor" and "Extra" host Mario Lopez (39) weds actress Courtney Mazza (31) in an outdoor ceremony in Punta Mita, Mexico
  • Congressman Joseph Kennedy III (32) weds Lauren Anne Birchfield (28) at the Community Church in Corona del Mar, California
  • Minnesota Twins baseball catcher Joe Mauer (29) weds Maddie Bisanz at Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church in St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard (33) weds Philadelphia Eagles cheerleader Krystle Campbell in Maui, Hawaii

Famous Deaths

  • Galina Vishnevskaya, Russian soprano opera singer, dies at 85
  • Jovan Belcher, American football linebacker, commits suicide by gunshot at 25