On This Day

What Happened on December 18, 2012

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 4 people are killed and 11 are injured after an apartment block collapses in Palermo, Italy
  • 6 health workers dispensing polio vaccinations are gunned down in Pakistan
  • The Seleka rebel coalition kills 15 people during its capture of Bria, the Central African Republic

Famous Deaths

  • Marcus Worsley, British Lord-Lieutenant of North Yorkshire, dies at 87