On This Day

What Happened on December 14, 2012

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 28 people, including 20 children, are shot to death at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut
  • Australian Joel Parkinson wins the 2012 ASP World Tour
  • Gene Wolfe wins the Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master Award

Famous Deaths

  • Kenneth Kendall, British broadcaster (BBC News, Treasure Hunt), dies from a stroke at 88
  • Klaus K√∂ste, German gymnast, dies at 69