What Happened on December 28, 2012

Historical Events

  • 13 people are killed and 19 are injured after a bus plunges into a river in western Nepal

Historic Event

Vladimir Putin signs into law a ban on US adoption of Russian children

Famous Divorces

Buzz Aldrin

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin (82) divorces Lois Driggs Cannon due to irreconcilable differences after 23 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • Emmanuel Scheffer, Israeli soccer coach (Israel 1968–70, 78–79; only World Cup appearance 1970), dies at 88
  • Jayne Cortez, African-American poet, dies at 76
2012 Highlights

About December 28, 2012

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 11 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

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