December 12, 2003 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Paul Martin becomes Prime Minister of Canada after resignation of Jean Chretien

21st Prime Minister of Canada Paul Martin
21st Prime Minister of Canada
Paul Martin
20th Prime Minister of Canada Jean Chretien
20th Prime Minister of Canada
Jean Chretien

Deaths in History

  • Heydər Əliyev, President of Azerbaijan (b. 1923)
  • Joseph Anthony Ferrario, American Roman Catholic Diocese of Honolulu (1982-1993), dies at 77
  • Keiko, orca (killer whale), star of Free Willy (b. 1976)