What Happened on December 11, 2012

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 125 people are killed and 200 are injured by bombings in Aqrab, Syria

Event of interestEvent of Interest

British physicist, Stephen Hawking, wins the $3 million Fundamental Physics Prize, the most lucrative academic prize in the world

Physicist Stephen Hawking
Stephen Hawking
  • HSBC bank settles with US authorities to pay $1.9 billion for drug cartel money laundering

Famous Deaths

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Ravi Shankar, Indian musician, dies at 92

Musician Ravi Shankar
Ravi Shankar