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December 12 is the 346th day of the year (347th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 19 days remaining until the end of the year.

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Quotes of the day from previous years:

2004
Every single moment of a person's life, both of the understanding and of the will, is a new beginning. ~ Emanuel Swedenborg
  • selected by Kalki
2005
I had some great things and I had some bad things. The best and the worst... In other words, I had a life. ~ Richard Pryor (recent death)
  • proposed by Kalki
2006
The most glorious moments in your life are not the so-called days of success, but rather those days when out of dejection and despair you feel rise in you a challenge to life, and the promise of future accomplishments. ~ Gustave Flaubert (Date of birth)
  • proposed by UDScott
2007
I am aware that many object to the severity of my language; but is there not cause for severity? I will be as harsh as truth, and as uncompromising as justice. On this subject, I do not wish to think, or to speak, or write, with moderation. ... I am in earnest — I will not equivocate — I will not excuse — I will not retreat a single inch — AND I WILL BE HEARD. ~ William Lloyd Garrison
  • proposed by Kalki
2008
Klaatu barada nikto! ~ Patricia Neal as "Helen Benson" in The Day the Earth Stood Still
(The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008), the remake of the classic movie, which also uses the line is opening in wide release on 12·12·2008)
  • proposed by Kalki
2009
What is beautiful is moral, that is all there is to it. ~ Gustave Flaubert
  • proposed by Kalki
2010 
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I feel sorry for people who don't drink. When they wake up in the morning, that's as good as they're going to feel all day. ~ Frank Sinatra, born that day

  • 2 ~ UDScott 23:09, 28 November 2005 (UTC)
  • 2 Kalki 19:28, 11 December 2006 (UTC)
  • 2 InvisibleSun 23:13, 11 December 2006 (UTC)
  • 1 Zarbon 16:13, 26 April 2008 (UTC)

That which is not just is not law. ~ William Lloyd Garrison (Date of birth)

  • 3 ~ UDScott 23:09, 28 November 2005 (UTC)
  • 0 Kalki 23:11, 11 December 2007 (UTC) 3 Kalki 19:28, 11 December 2006 (UTC) Though Garrison used this phrase, he was quoting Algernon Sydney: "That which is not just is not law, and that which is not law ought not to be obeyed." I have ranked this a 4 for 7 December, the date of Sydney's execution.
  • 3 InvisibleSun 23:13, 11 December 2006 (UTC)
  • 1 Zarbon 16:13, 26 April 2008 (UTC)

The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It's as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer, not a dreamer. ~ Robert Browning (Date of death)

  • 4 ~ UDScott 23:09, 28 November 2005 (UTC)
  • 0 for this date, as this a mis-attribution... it is widely attributed to Nolan Bushnell (Founder of Atari), not to Browning.
  • 0 - InvisibleSun 23:43, 11 December 2007 (UTC)
  • 0 for the reason stated above Zarbon 16:13, 26 April 2008 (UTC)

An ignorant doctor is the aide-de-camp of death. ~ Avicenna (born 980, died 1037, I couldn't find a specific date to relate him to)

  • 2 I think this means that a doctor who is not helpful, aids in killing the patient...am I understanding this right...? Zarbon 04:43, 10 November 2008 (UTC)
  • 3 Kalki 22:58, 11 December 2008 (UTC)
  • 3 InvisibleSun 23:24, 11 December 2008 (UTC)

It seems to me that understanding that our theories are the source of all our conflicts would go a long way in helping people with different belief systems to get along. ~ Michael Gazzaniga

  • 3 Zarbon 04:43, 10 November 2008 (UTC)
  • 3 Kalki 22:58, 11 December 2008 (UTC)
  • 3 InvisibleSun 23:24, 11 December 2008 (UTC)

We should have known better after the first war. ~ Gerd von Rundstedt

  • 3 Zarbon 04:43, 10 November 2008 (UTC)
  • 3 Kalki 22:58, 11 December 2008 (UTC)
  • 2 InvisibleSun 23:24, 11 December 2008 (UTC)

Nothing is more humiliating than to see idiots succeed in enterprises we have failed in. ~ Gustave Flaubert

  • 2 Zarbon 04:43, 10 November 2008 (UTC)
  • 3 Kalki 22:58, 11 December 2008 (UTC)
  • 3 InvisibleSun 23:24, 11 December 2008 (UTC)

An author in his book must be like God in the universe, present everywhere and visible nowhere. ~ Gustave Flaubert

  • 3 Zarbon 04:43, 10 November 2008 (UTC)
  • 4 Kalki (talk · contributions) 21:14, 9 December 2009 (UTC) * 3 Kalki 22:58, 11 December 2008 (UTC)
  • 3 InvisibleSun 23:24, 11 December 2008 (UTC)


Strategy wiki

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From StrategyWiki, the free strategy guide and walkthrough wiki

Games released on December 12.

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Pages in category "December 12"

The following 27 pages are in this category, out of 27 total.

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F cont.

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  • Gauntlet: Seven Sorrows

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  • The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening
  • The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
  • Lumines

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  • Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection

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Genealogy

Up to date as of February 01, 2010

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December 12 is the 346th day of the year (347th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 19 days remaining until the end of the year.

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Events

Births

  • 1298 - Albert II of Austria
  • 1418 - Albert VI of Austria
  • 1574 - Anne of Denmark, wife of James I of England
  • 1610 - Saint Vasilije
  • 1659 - Francesco Galli-Bibiena, Italian architect/designer
  • 1712 - Prince Charles Alexander of Lorraine, Austrian military leader
  • 1724 - Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood, British admiral
  • 1745 - John Jay, 1st Chief Justice of the United States
  • 1779 - Madeleine Sophie Barat, French saint
  • 1783 - Ner Alexander Middleswarth, American politician
  • 1786 - William L. Marcy, American statesman
  • 1799 - Karl Briullov, Russian painter
  • 1805 - William Lloyd Garrison, American abolitionist
  • 1806 - Stand Watie, American Confederate general
  • 1821 - Gustave Flaubert, French writer
  • 1845 - Bruce Price, American architect
  • 1849 - William Kissam Vanderbilt, member of the Vanderbilt family
  • 1863 - Edvard Munch, Norwegian painter
  • 1864 - Paul Elmer More, American essayist
  • 1866 - Alfred Werner, Nobel Prize laureate
  • 1870 - Walter Benona Sharp, American oil baron
  • 1875 - Gerd von Rundstedt, German field marshal
  • 1876 - Alvin Kraenzlein, Olympic gold medalist
  • 1887 - Kurt Atterberg, Swedish composer
  • 1892 - Herman Potočnik Noordung, Austro-Hungarian-born rocket engineer
  • 1893 - Edward G. Robinson, American actor
  • 1900 - Sammy Davis, Sr., American dancer
  • 1903 - Dagmar Nordstrom, American composer
  • 1903 - Yasujiro Ozu, Japanese film director
  • 1904 - Nicolas de Gunzburg, magazine editor and socialite
  • 1905 - Mànes Sperber, Austro-Hungarian-born writer
  • 1907 - Roy Douglas, British composer and orchestrator
  • 1909 - Karen Morley, American actress
  • 1914 - Patrick O'Brian (Richard Patrick Russ), British author
  • 1915 - Frank Sinatra, American singer and actor
  • 1918 - Joe Williams, American singer
  • 1919 - Olivia Barclay, British astrologer
  • 1919 - Dan DeCarlo, American cartoonist
  • 1923 - Bob Barker, American television game show host
  • 1924 - Ed Koch, Mayor of New York City
  • 1925 - Vladimir Shainsky, Soviet and Russian composer
  • 1927 - Honor Blackman, British actress
  • 1927 - Robert Noyce, American inventor
  • 1928 - Chinghiz Aitmatov, Soviet-born Kyrgyz writer
  • 1929 - John Osborne, British dramatist
  • 1929 - Toshiko Akiyoshi, Japanese musician
  • 1930 - Bill Beutel, American Journalist
  • 1931 - Lionel Blair, British actor and choreographer
  • 1932 - Bob Pettit, American basketball player
  • 1934 - Miguel de la Madrid, President of Mexico
  • 1938 - Connie Francis, American singer
  • 1940 - Sharad Pawar, Indian politician
  • 1940 - Dionne Warwick, American singer
  • 1943 - Dickey Betts, American musician (The Allman Brothers)
  • 1943 - Grover Washington, Jr., American saxophonist
  • 1944 - Kenneth Cranham, Scottish born actor
  • 1944 - Jean Doré, Quebec politician, mayor of Montreal
  • 1946 - Emerson Fittipaldi, Brazilian 2 time Formula 1 World Champion
  • 1946 - Paula Wagner, American film executive
  • 1948 - Tom Wilkinson, English actor
  • 1949 - Rajnikanth, Indian actor
  • 1949 - Bill Nighy, English actor
  • 1950 - Billy Smith, National Hockey League goaltender
  • 1952 - Harbance Singh (Herb) Dhaliwal, Canadian politician
  • 1952 - Cathy Rigby, American gymnast
  • 1953 - Bruce Kulick, American guitarist (Kiss)
  • 1954 - Liz Claman, American television anchor
  • 1955 - Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki, Greek business woman, president of the organizing committee for the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens
  • 1956 - Johan van der Velde, Dutch cyclist
  • 1957 - Sheila E., American musician
  • 1957 - Robert Lepage, Quebec playwright
  • 1962 - Tracy Austin, American tennis player
  • 1962 - Mike Golic, former NFL football player
  • 1964 - Sabu, American professional wrestler
  • 1966 - Royce Gracie, Brazilian martial artist
  • 1967 - John Randle, American football player
  • 1968 - Laurie Williams, Indian cricket player
  • 1970 - Jennifer Connelly, American actress
  • 1970 - Madchen Amick, American actress
  • 1970 - Regina Hall, American actress
  • 1972 - Hank Williams III, grandson of Hank Williams
  • 1972 - Nicky Eaden, English footballer
  • 1972 - Kevin Parent, Quebec singer and songwriter
  • 1972 - Yeoryios Theodoridis, Greek sprinter
  • 1972 - Brandon Teena, American hate crime victim
  • 1973 - William Hutton, American engineer
  • 1973 - Walter Otta, Argentine footballer
  • 1974 - Nolberto Solano, Peruvian footballer
  • 1975 - Mayim Bialik, American actress
  • 1975 - Craig Moore, Australian footballer
  • 1976 - Dan Hawkins, British guitarist (The Darkness)
  • 1977 - Orlando Hudson, American baseball player
  • 1977 - Bridget Hall, American supermodel
  • 1977 - Colin White, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1978 - Monica Barladeanu, Romanian actress
  • 1978 - Nicole, Erica and Jaclyn Dahm, American triplet Playboy models
  • 1978 - Evren Genis, Turkish composer
  • 1979 - Garrett Atkins, American baseball player
  • 1979 - Nate Clements, American football player
  • 1979 - Sharin Foo, Danish singer and bassist
  • 1981 - Jeret Peterson, American aerial skier
  • 1981 - Ronnie Brown, American football player
  • 1981 - Yuvraj Singh, Indian cricket player
  • 1981 - Stephen Warnock, British footballer
  • 1981 - Pedro Ríos, Spanish footballer
  • 1982 - Dmitry Tursunov, Russian tennis player
  • 1983 - Katrina Elam, American singer
  • 1983 - Brad Smith, American football player
  • 1984 - Daniel Agger, Danish footballer
  • 1986 - Thomas Wansey, English television actor
  • 1986 - Perparim Hetemaj, Finnish footballer
  • 1987 - Kate Todd, Canadian actress
  • 1989 - Harry Eden, British actor
  • 1990 - Tommy Lane, British football player
  • 1991 - Daniel Magder, Canadian actor

Deaths

  • 884 - Carloman, King of the West Franks
  • 1212 - Geoffrey, Archbishop of York
  • 1569 - Metropolitan Philip of Moscow
  • 1574 - Selim II, Ottoman Sultan
  • 1586 - Stefan Batory, King of Poland
  • 1685 - John Pell, English mathematician
  • 1751 - Henry St John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke, English statesman and philosopher
  • 1754 - Wu Jingzi, Chinese writer
  • 1766 - Johann Christoph Gottsched, German writer
  • 1789 - John Ponsonby, Irish politician
  • 1790 - Mikhail Shcherbatov, Russian philosopher and writer
  • 1843 - King William I of the Netherlands,
  • 1858 - Jacques Viger, antiquarian and archeologist, first mayor of Montreal
  • 1889 - Robert Browning, British poet
  • 1889 - Viktor Bunyakovsky, Russian mathematician
  • 1894 - Sir John Thompson, fourth Prime Minister of Canada
  • 1913 - Emperor Menelek II of Ethiopia
  • 1923 - Raymond Radiguet, French author
  • 1926 - Jean Richepin, French poet
  • 1929 - Charles Goodnight, American cattle baron
  • 1939 - Douglas Fairbanks, American actor
  • 1941 - Cesar Basa, Philippine Air Force and World War II hero
  • 1952 - Bedřich Hrozný, Austro-Hungarian-born Czechoslovak orientalist and linguist
  • 1963 - Yasujiro Ozu, Japanese film director
  • 1963 - Theodor Heuss, first President of the Federal Republic of Germany, (b. 1884)
  • 1968 - Tallulah Bankhead, American actress
  • 1970 - Doris Blackburn, Australian politician
  • 1971 - David Sarnoff, Russian-born American General Manager of RCA
  • 1976 - Vinko Zganec, Croatian ethnomusicologist
  • 1977 - Lady Spencer Churchill, wife of Winston Churchill
  • 1980 - Jean Lesage, politician, premier of Quebec
  • 1985 - Anne Baxter, American actress
  • 1985 - Ian Stewart, Scottish musician
  • 1992 - Suzanne Lilar, Belgian esssayist, novelist and playwright
  • 1993 - József Antall, Hungarian politician
  • 1994 - Stuart Roosa, American astronaut
  • 1996 - Vance Packard, American author
  • 1997 - Yevgeniy Landis, Russian mathematician
  • 1998 - Lawton Chiles, U.S. Senator from Florida and Governor of Florida
  • 1999 - Joseph Heller, American author
  • 2000 - George Montgomery, American actor
  • 2001 - Jean Richard, French actor
  • 2002 - Dee Brown, American author
  • 2002 - Jay Wesley Neill, American convicted murderer
  • 2002 - Brad Dexter, American actor
  • 2003 - Heydar Aliyev, President of Azerbaijan
  • 2003 - Joseph Anthony Ferrario, American Catholic prelate
  • 2005 - Gebran Tueni, Lebanese politician
  • 2005 - Annette Vadim, Danish actress
  • 2006 - Paul Arizin, American basketball player
  • 2006 - Peter Boyle, American actor
  • 2006 - Al Shugart, pioneering American computer engineer and co-founder of Seagate Technology
  • 2006 - Raymond P. Shafer, 38th Governor of Pennsylvania
  • 2006 - Shane Halligan - Student

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