12 December is the 346th day of the year (347th in leap years). There are 19 days remaining.
- 1972: Charlie Weasley is born to Arthur and Molly Weasley (née Prewett).
- 1999: Joseph Heller, muggle author of Catch 22, dies.
Behind the scenes
- 1949: Bill Nighy, the actor that played Rufus Scrimgeour in the first part of the film adaptations of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, is born in Caterham, Surrey, England.