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Historical Events In 2012

Monday, 21 September 2020

Jan 07   Hot air balloon crashes in Carterton, New Zealand, killing 11 in the year 2012.  

Jan 13   In the year 2012 cruise ship, Costa Concordia, runs aground at Isola de Giglio, Italy, with at least 15 deaths  

Jan 14   In the year 2012 suicide bomber kills 53 and injures 130 in Basra, Iraq  

Jan 18   In the year 2012 stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) blackout becomes the largest protest in the history of the internet  

Jan 19   In the year 2012 fBI shuts down Megaupload.com for alleged copyright infringement, hacker group Anonymous responds by attacking government and entertainment industry websites  

Jan 23   In the year 2012 european Union agrees to embargo Iranian oil in protest against Iran's alleged nuclear weapons program  

Jan 23   Iran.European Union relations: The European Union adopts an embargo against Iran in protest of that nation's continued effort to enrich uranium on this day in history.  

Feb 01   At least 73 people are killed in the Egyptian football riots in Port Said on this day in history.  

Feb 01   At least 79 people were killed and more than 1,000 were injured after a football match in Port Said, Egypt in the year 2012.  

Feb 02   In the year 2012 cold snap across Europe kills more than 100 people (over 400 people by 08-02)  

Feb 04   Tens of thousands of people are stranded by floods in the Australian states of New South Wales and Queensland in the year 2012.  

Feb 05   On this day in history quarterback Eli Manning wins his second Superbowl Most Valuable Player Award after leading the New York Giants to a 21-17 victory over the New England Patriots in Superbowl XLVI  

Feb 06   On this day in history 6.9 magnitude quake hits near the central Philipines with 43 confirmed deaths  

Feb 06   On this day in history the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II marks the 60th anniversary of her accession to the thrones of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, and the 60th anniversary of her becoming Head of the Commonwealth.  

Feb 11   In the year 2012 israel Air Force conducts four air strikes in Gaza Strip  

Feb 12   In the year 2012 gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow is re-elected president of Turkmenistan with 97% of the vote  

Feb 15   On this day in history united Kingdom unemployment rate reaches 17 year high of 8.4%  

Feb 17   In the year 2012 the President of Germany, Christian Wulff, resigns over a corruption scandal  

Feb 18   Kateri Tekakwitha canonized as the first native American saint in the year 2012.  

Feb 19   In the year 2012 44 people killed in prison brawl in Apocada, Mexico, between two rival drug cartels  

Feb 19   Iran suspends oil exports to Britain and France following sanctions put in place by the European Union and the United States in January in the year 2012.  

Feb 20   In the year 2012 scientists successfully regenerate Silene stenophylla from a 31,800 year old piece of fruit, greatly surpassing the previous record of 2,000 years  

Feb 21   On this day in history greek government debt crisis: Eurozone finance ministers reach an agreement on a second, .130-billion Greek bailout.  

Feb 21   Yemen voters go to the polls for a presidential election where the only candidate on the ballot paper is vice-president Abd Rabbuh Mansur al-Hadi in the year 2012.  

Feb 22   On this day in history train crash in Buenos Aires, Argentina, kills 50 and injures hundreds  

Feb 23   A series of bomb attacks across 12 Iraqi cities kills 60 and injures 200 in the year 2012.  

Feb 25   Syrian Army kills 100 civilians in artillery shelling of Homs and Hama in the year 2012.  

Feb 26   On this day in history the film The Artist wins five Academy Awards and becomes the first silent film to win since 1927  

Feb 27   Arab Spring: As a result of ongoing protests, Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh is succeeded by Vice President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Al-Hadi in the year 2012.  

Feb 27   On this day in history wikileaks begins disclosing 5 million emails from private intelligence company Stratfor  

Feb 28   On this day in history occupy London protesters evicted from St Paul's Cathedral  

Mar 01   On this day in history euro zone unemployment reaches historical high of 10.7%  

Mar 02   Tornadoes kill at least 27 people in the American states of Indiana and Kentucky on this day in history.  

Mar 03   Lorry crash in east Guinea kills 50 and injures 27 on this day in history.  

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