Historical Events In 2012
Wednesday, 30 September 2020
May 13 49 dismembered bodies are found on a Mexican highway as part of the Mexican drug war on this day in history.
May 14 1,500 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli prisons agree to end mass hunger strike on this day in history.
May 15 In the year 2012 eurozone economy narrowly avoids recession
May 19 Chelsea defeat Bayern Munich in penalty shootout to win the UEFA Champion's League on this day in history.
May 20 Tomislav Nikolić elected president of Serbia in the year 2012.
May 21 120 people are killed and 350 injured by a suicide bomb in Sana'a, Yemen in the year 2012.
May 22 14 people die and 30 are injured in train collision in India in the year 2012.
May 22 Tokyo Skytree, the tallest self-supporting tower in the world at 634 metres high, is opened to public in the year 2012.
May 25 Up to 116 people are massacred, including women and children, by the Syrian army in Houla, in the Homs province on this day in history.
May 26 A gunman in the Finnish town of Hyvink on this day in history.
May 27 A NATO airstrike kills a family of eight, including six children, in Afghanistan on this day in history.
May 29 Thousands march in protest in Johannesburg against Brett Murray's controversial painting The Spear on this day in history.
May 30 A number of nations including Germany, Turkey and Canada, expel Syrian diplomats following the Houla massacre on this day in history.
Jun 01 On this day in history new York Mets pitcher Johan Santana pitches a no-hitter against the St. Louis Cardinals
Jun 03 In the year 2012 suicide car bombing kills 15 and inures 42 people in Bauchi, Nigeria
Jun 04 In the year 2012 uS drone attack kills 15 militants in Pakistan, including high ranking al-Qaeda official, Abu Yahya al-Libi
Jun 05 The century's second and last solar transit of Venus occurs. The next pair are predicted to occur in 2117 and 2125 on this day in history.
Jun 06 Transit of Venus (between Earth & Sun) occurs on this day in history.
Jun 07 In the year 2012 16th century archaeology remains of the Curtain Theatre, where some of Shakespeare's plays were first performed, were found under a pub in London
Jun 08 In the year 2012 a bus bombing in Pakistan kills 18 and injures 35 people
Jun 09 In the year 2012 it is announced that up to $125 million dollars in loans will be given to aid Spain's struggling banks
Jun 10 In the year 2012 a Helicopter crash near Nairobi, Kenya, kills five people, including George Saitoti, a Kenyan cabinet minister
Jun 11 In the year 2012 five people are killed after an ambulance hits a roadside bomb in Afghanistan
Jun 12 On this day in history the chemical compound NOTT-202, which is capable of selectively absorbing carbon dioxide, is created
Jun 13 On this day in history a series of bombings across Iraq kill 93 and wound 300 people
Jun 14 An explosion at an Indian steel plant kills 11 people and severely injures 16 on this day in history.
Jun 15 In the year 2012 apple I computer sells for a record $374,500
Jun 16 32 people are killed by a car bomb in Baghdad in the year 2012.
Jun 17 France's Socialist Party wins a majority in the legislative election in the year 2012.
Jun 18 15 people are killed and 40 injured in a suicide attack in Baquba, Iraq in the year 2012.
Jun 19 On this day in history a man in Saudi Arabia is beheaded for witchcraft and sorcery
Jun 20 In the year 2012 western Libyan tribal clashes kill 105 people and injure 500
Jun 21 On this day in history moody's downgrades 15 major banks in the UK, US, Canada and Europe
Jun 22 On this day in history two Baghdad market bombings kill 14 people and injure 106