Historical Events In 2012
Thursday, 06 May 2021
Nov 06 5 people are shot at a poultry processing plant in Fresno, California in the year 2012.
Nov 07 On this day in history 48 people are killed by a magnitude 7.3 earthquake in Guatemala
Nov 09 2 Iranian fighter jets fire on a US General Atomics MQ-1 Predator drone in international air space on this day in history.
Nov 10 In the year 2012 20 Syrian troops are killed by suicide bombings in Daara
Nov 11 12 people are killed by a magnitude 6.8 earthquake in Burma on this day in history.
Nov 12 In the year 2012 into the Silence by Wade Davis wins the 2012 Samuel Johnson Prize
Nov 13 On this day in history 3 Syrian tanks enter the demilitarized zone of Golan Heights
Nov 14 On this day in history a series of protests against austerity measures occur across Europe including Spain, Portugal, and Greece
Nov 14 Israel launches Operation Pillar of Defense against the Palestinian-governed Gaza Strip, killing Hamas military chief Ahmed Jabari. In the following week 140 Palestinians and five Israelis are killed in an ensuing cycle of violence. A ceasefire between Israel and Hamas is announced by Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton after the week-long escalation in hostilities in Southern Israel and the Gaza Strip on this day in history.
Nov 15 On this day in history at least 95 people are killed in Syrian conflicts
Nov 16 On this day in history call of Duty: Black Ops 2 grosses $500 million in 24 hours to become the biggest entertainment launch of all time
Nov 17 In the year 2012 50 schoolchildren and a bus driver are killed after a train collides with a school bus in Manfalut, Egypt
Nov 18 Lewis Hamilton wins the 2012 US Formula One Grand Prix in the year 2012.
Nov 20 Toshiba unveils a robot designed to help in nuclear disasters on this day in history.
Nov 21 On this day in history an Israel and Hamas ceasefire is negotiated
Nov 22 2 people are killed and 120 injured after a 100-vehicle pile-up in dense fog in Texas in the year 2012.
Nov 23 JR Tokai unveil a maglev LO train prototype capable of travelling up to 500km per hour on this day in history.
Nov 24 On this day in history gangnam Style becomes the most viewed youtube video surpassing 808 million views
Nov 25 11 people are killed and 30 are wounded by twin car bombs hitting a Protestant church in Nigeria on this day in history.
Nov 25 Typhoon Bopha, known as "Pablo" in the Philippines, kills at least 1,067 with around 838 people still missing. The typhoon caused considerable damage in the island of Mindanao in the year 2012.
Nov 26 10 children are killed and 15 people are injured after a Syrian government Jet drops a cluster bomb on a playground on this day in history.
Nov 27 In the year 2012 29 people are killed and 126 are wounded by 8 car bombings across Iraq
Nov 28 54 people are killed and 120 are injured by two car bombs in Damascus, Syria on this day in history.
Nov 29 In the year 2012 30 people are killed and 100 are wounded by bombs in Hillah and Karbala, Iraq
Nov 29 The UN General Assembly approves a motion granting Palestine non-member observer state status in the year 2012.
Dec 01 In the year 2012 8 people are killed and 36 injured after a bus overturns in Bolivia
Dec 02 On this day in history 9 people are killed after 30 cars are trapped in Sasago Tunnel, Japan
Dec 03 On this day in history voyager 1 spacecraft, launched in 1977, reaches the end of our solar system and enters interstellar space
Dec 04 In the year 2012 29 people are killed by a mortar attack in Bteeha, Syria
Dec 04 On this day in history typhoon Bopha in Philippines killing 1,901 people
Dec 05 On this day in history 8 people are killed and 12 injured by a magnitude 5.6 earthquake in South Korea
Dec 06 7 people are killed and 770 injured during Egyptian protests on this day in history.
Dec 08 In Qatar, the UN Climate Change Conference agrees to extend the Kyoto Protocol until 2020 in the year 2012.
Dec 08 UN climate conference agrees to extend the Kyoto Protocol to 2020 on this day in history.