On This Day

What Happened on December 22, 2012

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 6 people are killed by a car bomb in Damascus
  • 8 people are killed by a suicide bomber in Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Tomasz Adamek outpoints Steve Cunningham in a split decision in the IBF heavyweight title eliminator at the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Famous Deaths

  • Arkady Vorobyov, Russian weightlifter (Olympic gold 1956, 60), dies at 88