Historical Events In 2012
Monday, 21 September 2020
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 in the year 2012.
Nov 10 20 Syrian troops are killed by suicide bombings in Daara in the year 2012.
Nov 11 12 people are killed by a magnitude 6.8 earthquake in Burma in the year 2012.
Nov 12 In the year 2012 into the Silence by Wade Davis wins the 2012 Samuel Johnson Prize
Nov 13 3 Syrian tanks enter the demilitarized zone of Golan Heights in the year 2012.
Nov 14 A series of protests against austerity measures occur across Europe including Spain, Portugal, and Greece in the year 2012.
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 in the year 2012.
Nov 15 At least 95 people are killed in Syrian conflicts in the year 2012.
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 50 schoolchildren and a bus driver are killed after a train collides with a school bus in Manfalut, Egypt on this day in history.
Nov 18 In the year 2012 lewis Hamilton wins the 2012 US Formula One Grand Prix
Nov 20 Toshiba unveils a robot designed to help in nuclear disasters in the year 2012.
Nov 21 In the year 2012 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 on this day in history.
Nov 23 JR Tokai unveil a maglev LO train prototype capable of travelling up to 500km per hour in the year 2012.
Nov 24 Gangnam Style becomes the most viewed youtube video surpassing 808 million views in the year 2012.
Nov 25 In the year 2012 11 people are killed and 30 are wounded by twin car bombs hitting a Protestant church in Nigeria
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 29 people are killed and 126 are wounded by 8 car bombings across Iraq on this day in history.
Nov 28 54 people are killed and 120 are injured by two car bombs in Damascus, Syria in the year 2012.
Nov 29 30 people are killed and 100 are wounded by bombs in Hillah and Karbala, Iraq on this day in history.
Nov 29 The UN General Assembly approves a motion granting Palestine non-member observer state status in the year 2012.
Dec 01 8 people are killed and 36 injured after a bus overturns in Bolivia on this day in history.
Dec 02 In the year 2012 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 8 people are killed and 12 injured by a magnitude 5.6 earthquake in South Korea in the year 2012.
Dec 06 On this day in history 7 people are killed and 770 injured during Egyptian protests
Dec 08 In Qatar, the UN Climate Change Conference agrees to extend the Kyoto Protocol until 2020 in the year 2012.
Dec 08 In the year 2012 uN climate conference agrees to extend the Kyoto Protocol to 2020