Historical Events In 2012
Thursday, 09 July 2020
Dec 09 13 people are killed and 10 are injured after a bus rolls of a cliff and falls 100 meters in Taiwan in the year 2012.
Dec 10 Google begins selling US$99 laptops in the year 2012.
Dec 11 125 people are killed and 200 are injured by bombings in Aqrab, Syria in the year 2012.
Dec 13 On this day in history a car bombing in Qatana, outside Damascus, kills 16 people and injures 12
Dec 14 In the year 2012 28 people, including 20 children, are shot to death at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut
Dec 15 18 Asylum seekers drown in the Aegean Sea on the way to Greece from Turkey in the year 2012.
Dec 16 4 people are killed after Cyclone Evan strikes Fiji on this day in history.
Dec 17 17 people are killed and 70 are injured by a blast in a market in the Khyber Agency, Pakistan in the year 2012.
Dec 18 4 people are killed and 11 are injured after an apartment block collapses in Palermo, Italy on this day in history.
Dec 19 UBS bank is fined $1.5 billion for its role in manipulating the Libor rate on this day in history.
Dec 20 Apple is denied a patent for mobile pinch-to-zoom gestures by the US patent authorities on this day in history.
Dec 21 39 people are killed in violent clashes in Kenya on this day in history.
Dec 22 6 people are killed by a car bomb in Damascus in the year 2012.
Dec 23 200 civilians are killed by the Syrian government’s warplanes in Helfaya, Syria on this day in history.
Dec 24 In the year 2012 11 kindergarten children are killed after a minivan plunges into a roadside pond
Dec 25 27 people are killed after an Antonov An-72 plane crashes near Shymkent, Kazakhstan on this day in history.
Dec 26 In the year 2012 china opens the world’s longest high speed rail route from Beijing to Guangzhou
Dec 27 In the year 2012 nASA unveils plans to capture a 500 ton asteroid in 2025
Dec 28 Jiroemon Kimura of Japan becomes the world's oldest verified man on this day in history.
Dec 29 In the year 2012 200 people are executed by the Syrian army in Homs
Dec 30 19 people are killed by a suicide bomber in Balochistan, Pakistan on this day in history.