Historical Events In 2012
Friday, 22 January 2021
Aug 31 On this day in history armenia severs diplomatic relations with Hungary, following the extradition to Azerbaijan and subsequent pardoning of Ramil Safarov, who was convicted of killing an Armenian soldier in Hungary in 2004. The move is also met with fierce criticism from other countries.
Aug 31 In the year 2012 researchers successfully perform the first implantation of an early prototype bionic eye with 24 electrodes.
Sep 01 In the year 2012 islamist rebels seize Douentza, Mali
Sep 02 A decades-long ban on veiled female news presenters is lifted from State television in Egypt on this day in history.
Sep 03 3 people are killed and 19 wounded by a car bombing in Peshawar, Pakistan on this day in history.
Sep 04 42 people are killed and 25 injured as a passenger bus falls down a ravine in Morocco on this day in history.
Sep 05 In the year 2012 54 people are killed and 50 injured after a firecracker factory explodes in Nadu
Sep 06 61 illegal immigrants die after a fishing boat capsizes off the coast of Turkey on this day in history.
Sep 07 Canada officially cuts diplomatic ties with Iran by closing its embassy in Tehran and ordered the expulsion of Iranian diplomats from Ottawa, over support for Syria, nuclear plans and human rights abuses on this day in history.
Sep 07 US drone attack kills 8 people in Kismayo, south Somalia in the year 2012.
Sep 08 6 people are killed by a Taliban suicide bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan on this day in history.
Sep 09 On this day in history 17 people are killed and at least 40 injured after two car bombs explode in Aleppo, Syria
Sep 10 On this day in history 16 people are killed by a suicide bombing n Kunduz, Afghanistan
Sep 11 50 Al-Shabaab fighters are killed in conflict with the Somali National Army on this day in history.
Sep 11 In the year 2012 a series of terrorist attacks are directed against United States diplomatic missions worldwide, as well as diplomatic missions of Germany, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. In the US, opinions are divided over whether the attacks are a reaction to a YouTube trailer for the film Innocence of Muslims. In Libya, among the dead is US ambassador J. Christopher Stevens.
Sep 11 On this day in history garment factory fires in the Pakistani cities of Karachi and Lahore kill 315 and seriously injure more than 250.
Sep 12 18 soldiers are killed by a rebel car bomb in Syria in the year 2012.
Sep 13 19 people are killed after a freight elevator crashes from 100 meters in Wuhan, China on this day in history.
Sep 14 In the year 2012 21 people are killed after a ferry sank in Indonesia
Sep 15 In the year 2012 japan announces that it will phase out nuclear energy by the 2030s
Sep 16 8 female civilians are killed by a NATO airstrike in Laghman, Afghanistan on this day in history.
Sep 17 In the year 2012 panasonic suspends operations at its three factories in China
Sep 18 In the year 2012 10 soliders are killed and 70 injured by a missile attack by Kurdish militants in Bingol, Turkey
Sep 19 In the year 2012 9 people are killed and 20 wounded by a car bombing in Peshawar, Afghanistan
Sep 20 On this day in history 50 people are killed and dozens injured after a gas station is bombed by the Syrian Army in Ain Issa
Sep 21 In the year 2012 japanese Prime Minister, Yoshihiko Noda, wins a leadership ballot
Sep 22 On this day in history 7 pedestrians are killed by a drunk driver who hit a bus stop at 200km an hour in Moscow
Sep 23 In the year 2012 iran blocks the use of Google as a search engine
Sep 24 Books by Japanese authors or about Japan are suspended by Chinese bookstores in the year 2012.
Sep 25 In the year 2012 50 Taiwanese ships clash with the Japan Coast Guard in waters off the Senkaku Islands
Sep 26 Syrian army massacres 40 civilians in Thiabieh, Damascus on this day in history.
Sep 27 In the year 2012 uN publicly releases documents from China and Japan detailing their contesting claims for the Senkoku Islands
Sep 28 Aircraft crash kills 16 people in Kathmandu, Nepal on this day in history.
Sep 30 Two opposition Venezuelan politicians are shot dead a week before the presidential election on this day in history.