On This Day

What Happened on December 26, 2012

Historical Events

  • China opens the world’s longest high speed rail route from Beijing to Guangzhou

Famous Deaths

  • Fontella Bass, American R&B and soul singer and songwriter (Rescue Me), dies from a heart attack at 72
  • Gerry Anderson, English writer/producer/director, dies from Alzheimer's disease at 83
2012 Highlights

About December 26, 2012

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 6 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn