On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 2012

Historical Events

  • 4 people are killed after Cyclone Evan strikes Fiji
  • A gang rape of a woman on a bus in India that resulted in her death leads to national and international outrage
  • Corinthians defeat Chelsea 1-0 to win the 2012 FIFA Club World Cup

Famous Deaths

  • Laurier LaPierre, Canadian journalist, broadcaster and senator, dies at 83
2012 Highlights

About December 16, 2012

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 11 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

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