On This Day

What Happened on December 12, 2017

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Australian shopping mall firm Westfield is bought by French property company Unibail-Rodamco for $15.7 billion
  • Democrat Doug Jones defeats Republican Roy Moore for Alabama Senate seat in upset win marked by allegations of sexual misconduct against Moore

Famous Deaths

  • Pat DiNizio, American rock vocalist (The Smithereens), dies from ill health at 62