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December 12, 2012 is the last day in this century where the numeral date can be all the same number. - Text and photos by Agencies

A group of children celebrate their 12th birthday in Times Square, New York December 12, 2012. The date, written as 12/12/12 is the last major numerical date using the Gregorian or Christian calendar for almost another century.
A group of children celebrate their 12th birthday in Times Square, New York December 12, 2012. The date, written as 12/12/12 is the last major numerical date using the Gregorian or Christian calendar for almost another century.
A group of children celebrate their 12th birthday in Times Square at a Good Morning America taping in New York December 12, 2012. The date, written as 12/12/12 is the last major numerical date using the Gregorian or Christian calendar for almost another century.
A group of children celebrate their 12th birthday in Times Square at a Good Morning America taping in New York December 12, 2012. The date, written as 12/12/12 is the last major numerical date using the Gregorian or Christian calendar for almost another century.
A man poses with a mobile phone with the time reading 12:12 in front of justice workers shouting slogans in defense of the Spanish public justice system and against the raise of court and registry fees in front of Madrid's main court December 12, 2012. December 12, 2012 is the last day in this century where the numeral date can be all the same number.
A man poses with a mobile phone with the time reading 12:12 in front of justice workers shouting slogans in defense of the Spanish public justice system and against the raise of court and registry fees in front of Madrid's main court December 12, 2012. December 12, 2012 is the last day in this century where the numeral date can be all the same number.
A street performer poses with an iPad with the time reading 12:12:12 in the Plaza Mayor in Madrid, December 12, 2012.  December 12, 2012 is the last day in this century where the numeral date can be all the same number.
A street performer poses with an iPad with the time reading 12:12:12 in the Plaza Mayor in Madrid, December 12, 2012. December 12, 2012 is the last day in this century where the numeral date can be all the same number.
An Indian shopkeeper shows a wall clock to a customer at 12hrs 12 minutes on 12/12/12 at a shop in Hyderabad, India, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. The date 12/12/12, seen as auspicious by astrologers, saw an influx of mothers to local hospitals looking to give birth on the date which won't happen again for nearly 100 years, local media reported.
An Indian shopkeeper shows a wall clock to a customer at 12hrs 12 minutes on 12/12/12 at a shop in Hyderabad, India, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. The date 12/12/12, seen as auspicious by astrologers, saw an influx of mothers to local hospitals looking to give birth on the date which won't happen again for nearly 100 years, local media reported.
The hospital tag on a newborn child shows that he was born on 12/12/12, at 12:12 p.m. at a government hospital in Hyderabad, India, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. The date 12/12/12, seen as auspicious by astrologers, saw an influx of mothers to local hospitals looking to give birth on the date which won't happen again for nearly 100 years, local media reported.
The hospital tag on a newborn child shows that he was born on 12/12/12, at 12:12 p.m. at a government hospital in Hyderabad, India, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. The date 12/12/12, seen as auspicious by astrologers, saw an influx of mothers to local hospitals looking to give birth on the date which won't happen again for nearly 100 years, local media reported.
Tee shirts advertising the 12-12-12 date sit on display at A Little White Wedding Chapel, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, in Las Vegas. These ?once-in-a-century? wedding dates have become more important each year as people increasingly look outside Vegas for nontraditional weddings. Once known as the wedding capital of the world, Vegas' share of the US wedding market has fallen by a third since 2004.
Tee shirts advertising the 12-12-12 date sit on display at A Little White Wedding Chapel, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, in Las Vegas. These ?once-in-a-century? wedding dates have become more important each year as people increasingly look outside Vegas for nontraditional weddings. Once known as the wedding capital of the world, Vegas' share of the US wedding market has fallen by a third since 2004.
A person dressed as Santa Clause holds a fake clock during a village fete on December 12, 2012 celebrating the 12th day of the 12th month of 2012 at 12:12pm in the Dordogne town of La Douze (The Twelve) in south western France.
A person dressed as Santa Clause holds a fake clock during a village fete on December 12, 2012 celebrating the 12th day of the 12th month of 2012 at 12:12pm in the Dordogne town of La Douze (The Twelve) in south western France.
Father's hold their babies who were born on 12/12/12 as they pose for photographs at a private hospital in Bangalore, India, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. The date 12/12/12, seen as auspicious by astrologers, saw an influx of mothers to local hospitals looking to give birth on the date which won't happen again for nearly 100 years, local media reported.
Father's hold their babies who were born on 12/12/12 as they pose for photographs at a private hospital in Bangalore, India, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. The date 12/12/12, seen as auspicious by astrologers, saw an influx of mothers to local hospitals looking to give birth on the date which won't happen again for nearly 100 years, local media reported.
People dressed as Centurions pose with an iPad showing the date ?12.12.2012? in front of Rome's ancient Colosseum December 12, 2012. The day was seen as auspicious as it is rare that a date contains three ?12's.
People dressed as Centurions pose with an iPad showing the date ?12.12.2012? in front of Rome's ancient Colosseum December 12, 2012. The day was seen as auspicious as it is rare that a date contains three ?12's.
Groom Brandon Pereira (L) and his bride Emilia D'Silva pose after their marriage at the Mount Mary church in Mumbai on December 12, 2012. Couples may be rushing down the aisle on 12/12/12 today in hope of an auspicious union, but Brandon Pereira and Emilia D'Silva can claim an even rarer set of special dates. Brandon Pereira and Emilia D'Silva who have known each other for over 10 years now celebrated their engagement on 10/10/10, had a registered legal marriage on 11/11/11 and finally had their big white wedding i
Groom Brandon Pereira (L) and his bride Emilia D'Silva pose after their marriage at the Mount Mary church in Mumbai on December 12, 2012. Couples may be rushing down the aisle on 12/12/12 today in hope of an auspicious union, but Brandon Pereira and Emilia D'Silva can claim an even rarer set of special dates. Brandon Pereira and Emilia D'Silva who have known each other for over 10 years now celebrated their engagement on 10/10/10, had a registered legal marriage on 11/11/11 and finally had their big white wedding i
Brides and grooms wait for a mass wedding ceremony organized for the poor in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. Twelve lower-income couples participated in the event that was held at exactly at 12 o'clock on 12/12/12, a date seen as auspicious by many astrologers, which will not occur again for almost 100 years.
Brides and grooms wait for a mass wedding ceremony organized for the poor in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. Twelve lower-income couples participated in the event that was held at exactly at 12 o'clock on 12/12/12, a date seen as auspicious by many astrologers, which will not occur again for almost 100 years.

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