December 9, 2012 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • 6 people are killed and 41 are injured after a bus plunges 30 metres down a gorge in Guatemala
  • Incumbent Ghanaian president John Mahama wins the general election amidst allegations of fraud
  • The Social Liberal Union Party and Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta win by a landslide in the parliamentary elections

Deaths in History

  • Norman Joseph Woodland, American inventor, dies at 91
  • Sir Patrick Moore, English amateur astronomer and author, dies from an infection at 89