December 14, 2012 NEWTOWN, Conn.-- A shooting rampage in this small Connecticut town on Friday morning left 28 people dead, including 20 … Twenty-six people -- 20 students and six adults -- were shot and killed at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut on December 14. December 14, 2012 at 3:34 PM ET by Megan Slack. Dec. 14, 2012 A 20-year-old man wearing combat gear and armed with semiautomatic pistols and a semiautomatic rifle killed 26 people — 20 of … Twitter Facebook Email . Charles Duke Apollo 16 April 21-23, 1972 11. Alan Shepard Apollo 14 February 5-6, 1971 6. Experts say the Dec. 14, 2012, massacre in Newtown, Connecticut — which left 20 children and six staff members dead — prompted the wave of alterations to school buildings. Republicans Counter Obama's Deficit Reduction Proposal (Dec. 3): Republicans respond to President Obama's deficit reduction proposal with a plan of their own. Events and News summary of 14 December 2012 - Know What Happened on 14 December 2012 in Politics, Science and Technology, Sports, Business, Entertainment and much more. John W. Young Apollo 16 April 21st to 23rd, 1972 10. Known For : Howard Hughes best known as an eccentric reclusive lifestyle, multi billionaire, successful movie producer including ( Hell's Angels, Scarface, and The Outlaw ). December 14, 2012; 39 Photos; In Focus; Out of an estimated 1,500 active volcanoes around the world, 50 or so erupt every year, spewing steam, ash, toxic gases, and lava. NEWTOWN, CT - DECEMBER 14: Mourners gather inside the St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church at a vigil service for victims of the Sandy Hook School shooting December 14, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. ... but as is often the case in the early minutes and hours after such a tragedy it is not clear what has happened. Harrison Schmitt Apollo 17 December 11-14, 1972 12. Born This Day In History 24th December Celebrating Birthday's Today Howard Hughes Born: 24th December 1905 Houston, Texas, U.S. Died: April 5th 1976 Houston, Texas, U.S. 5. David Scott Apollo 15 July 31 August 2, 1971 8. Watch the video. In 2012… James Irwin Apollo 15 July 31 August 2, 1971 9. Sandy Hook shooting: What happened? Summary: President Obama delivers a statement from the Briefing Room on the shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut. December 07 Pearl Harbor bombed At 7:55 a.m. Hawaii time, a Japanese dive bomber bearing the red symbol of the Rising Sun of Japan on its wings appears out … Here are the key events in United States news for the month of December 2012. Mark Memmott Hide caption. Edgar Mitchell Apollo 14 February 5-6, 1971 7. December 14, 2012 11:20 AM ET.