On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 2012

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 29 people are killed by a mortar attack in Bteeha, Syria
  • Typhoon Bopha makes landfall in the Philippines killing at least 81 people

Famous Weddings

  • "Teen Mom 2" star Jenelle Evans (21) weds Courtland Rogers (26) at a courthouse in Brunswick County, North Carolina

Famous Deaths

  • Besse Cooper, American supercentenarian and world
  • Jack Brooks, American politician, dies at 89
  • Jonathan Harvey, English composer (Bhakti, Music of Stockhausen), dies at 73
  • Miguel Calero, Colombia footballer, dies from cerebral thrombosis at 41
  • Vasily Belov, Russian author, dies at 80