On This Day

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Russian President Vladimir Putin
Russian President
Vladimir Putin

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

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

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin
Astronaut
Buzz Aldrin

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? 7 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn