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 alpine skier (Olympic gold men's slalom, silver downhill 1952), dies at 84

About December 25, 2012

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Locked Out Of Heaven - Bruno Mars
  • UK #1 Song: Impossible - James Arthur