Dec. 12 is the last of the repeating dates until Jan. 1, 2101. Repeating dates (like 12/12/12) can, for obvious reasons, only occur in the first 12 years of a century.
At 12:12:12 p.m., the day will offer fans of the number 12 a whopping six repeats! 12/12/12 12:12:12. Nice.
At 1:21:02 a.m., palindrome lovers everywhere can rejoice in the single second that marks when the date-time combination is the same read both forwards and backwards: 2012-12-12 1:21:02 = 201212-1-212102.
This image was from the New York Times the last time it was 12-12-12 (in 1912).
Alabama boy turns 12 at 12:12 p.m. on 12/12/12
Kiam Moriya will celebrate his twelfth birthday at 12 minutes past noon on Wednesday. To ring in the rare occasion, his mother is bringing Krispy Kreme donuts to everyone at his school.
-Miss K :) Enjoy the day!