Historic Nuptials: 12 Delightful 12-12-12 Weddings [Photos]

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12-12-12. Rarely does the world get to celebrate a day this alliterative; never again this century shall a date be repeated in triplicate. For several lovers around the world, today was set aside as their date with destiny, as they chose 12-12-12 as their wedding day. Here are photos from 12 giddy celebrations that made NewsFeed smile:

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

image: Newly wedded couples pose at a photo in Kuala Lumpur.

Lens Hitam / Demotix / Corbis

Hong Kong

image: Twelve couples attend a wedding ceremony in Hong Kong.

Bobby Yip / Reuters

Moscow, Russia

image: Olga and Gleb Danylyan are congratulated after getting married in Moscow.

Alexander Zemlianichenko / AP

Pittsburgh, Pa.

image: Brian Allen puts a wedding ring on Amy Johnson during their wedding Pittsburgh.

Keith Srakocic / AP

New York City, N.Y.

image: U.S. Navy Petty Officer John Chen, 23, of Lakehurst, N.J., kisses his wife Victoria Chan, 25, from Manhattan, after being married in New York City.

Mike Segar / Reuters

Osmena, Philippines

image: Ronnel Piligrino and Anna Marie Poblacion celebrates their wedding in Osmena town, Philippines.

Erik De Castro / Reuters

Cologne, Germany

image: Oezguer and Baris celebrate their wedding in Cologne, Germany.


Yogyakarta, Indonesia

image: Brides and grooms ride a bus in a parade during a mass wedding ceremony in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

Gembong Nusantara / AP

Las Vegas, Nev.

image: Bethany Wood, of Jackson, Mich., tries on a wedding gown before being married in Las Vegas.

Julie Jacobson / AP

Shanghai, China

image: Couples read marriage vows in Shanghai.

Ding Ding / Xinhua / ZUMAPRESS

Mumbai, India

image: Brandon Pereira and Emilia D'Silva get married in Mumbai.

Rajanish Kakade / AP

Munich, Germany

image: Veronica Kovacs and Jens Koch get married in Munich.

Frank Leonhardt / DPA / ZUMA PRESS