What Happened on December 14, 2012

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
2012 Highlights

About December 14, 2012

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 1 month and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Diamonds - Rihanna
  • UK #1 Song: Impossible - James Arthur