On This Day

What Happened on December 13, 2012

Historical Events

  • A car bombing in Qatana, outside Damascus, kills 16 people and injures 12
  • Japan scrambles fighter jets in response to a Chinese plane in the Senkaku Islands dispute
  • Mosconi Cup nine-ball pool, London, England: Team Europe win for 3rd consecutive year beating US, 11-9; MVP: Chris Melling (England)

Famous Deaths

  • Otto Ketting, Dutch trumpeter and composer (Passacaglia), dies at 77
2012 Highlights

About December 13, 2012

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 11 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

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