On This Day

What Happened on December 25, 2012

Historical Events

  • 27 people are killed after an Antonov An-72 plane crashes near Shymkent, Kazakhstan
  • 8 people are killed and thousands left homeless after two fires strike Manila, Philippines

Famous Weddings

  • "Arrow" actor Stephen Amell (31) weds America's Next Top Model contestant Cassandra Jean (27) in the Caribbean
  • Marie Osmond's daughter Rachael Osmond (23) weds Gabriel Krueger (22) in Park City, Utah

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Calabrese Sr [Frankie Breeze], American mafia hitman, dies at 75
  • Othmar Schneider, Austrian skier (Olympic gold 1952), dies at 84
2012 Highlights

About December 25, 2012

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 11 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Christmas (India), Christmas Day (Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States)

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