Historical Events In 2012
Thursday, 20 February 2020
Dec 13 In the year 2012 a car bombing in Qatana, outside Damascus, kills 16 people and injures 12
Dec 14 28 people, including 20 children, are shot to death at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut on this day in history.
Dec 15 18 Asylum seekers drown in the Aegean Sea on the way to Greece from Turkey on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history apple is denied a patent for mobile pinch-to-zoom gestures by the US patent authorities
Dec 21 39 people are killed in violent clashes in Kenya on this day in history.
Dec 22 On this day in history 6 people are killed by a car bomb in Damascus
Dec 23 In the year 2012 200 civilians are killed by the Syrian governmentâ€™s warplanes in Helfaya, Syria
Dec 24 11 kindergarten children are killed after a minivan plunges into a roadside pond on this day in history.
Dec 25 In the year 2012 27 people are killed after an Antonov An-72 plane crashes near Shymkent, Kazakhstan
Dec 26 On this day in history china opens the worldâ€™s longest high speed rail route from Beijing to Guangzhou
Dec 27 NASA unveils plans to capture a 500 ton asteroid in 2025 on this day in history.
Dec 28 In the year 2012 jiroemon Kimura of Japan becomes the world's oldest verified man
Dec 29 200 people are executed by the Syrian army in Homs in the year 2012.
Dec 30 19 people are killed by a suicide bomber in Balochistan, Pakistan in the year 2012.