Historical Events In 2012
Thursday, 20 February 2020
Mar 04 In the year 2012 a series of explosions are reported at a munitions dump in Brazzaville, the capital of the Republic of the Congo, with at least 250 people dead.
Mar 04 Munitions dump explosions kill at least 250 people in the Republic of Congo on this day in history.
Mar 05 In the year 2012 27 members of Iraq's security force are killed by gunmen disguised as police in Haditha
Mar 06 On this day in history 9,000 residents are evacuated from Wagga Wagga, Australia, as the Murrimbidgee River threatens to overflow
Mar 08 Greece secures debt-restructuring deal with private lenders in the year 2012.
Mar 09 On this day in history senior members of hacking group Lulz Sec are arrested, including one member of the FBI, in the United States, United Kingdom and Ireland
Mar 10 On this day in history at least 130 rockets are fired into Israel from Gaza
Mar 11 In the year 2012 uS soldier kills 16 civilians in Afghanistan
Mar 12 On this day in history 100 people are killed in ethnic clashes and cattle raids in South Sudan
Mar 13 On this day in history 19 people are shot dead in a bus attack in Ethiopia
Mar 13 After 244 years since its first publication, the Encyclopædia Britannica discontinues its print edition in the year 2012.
Mar 16 In the year 2012 turkish NATO helicopter crashes into a house killing ten people in the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan
Mar 17 In the year 2012 bolton Wanderer footballer Fabrice Muamba collapses and is rushed to hospital during a live football match against Tottenham Hotspur
Mar 18 Superleague Greece football match between Olympiacos and Panathinaikos is abandoned after fans set fire to Athens' Olympic Stadium on this day in history.
Mar 19 In the year 2012 wendy's overtakes Burger King to become the second best selling hamburger chain
Mar 20 50 people are killed and 240 injured in a wave of terror attacks across 10 cities in Iraq on this day in history.
Mar 21 On this day in history greek Parliament votes in favour of an international bailout deal
Mar 22 On this day in history largest protest in Quebec's history occurs in Montreal with over 200,000 people marching against government tuition hikes and for free access to post-secondary education
Mar 22 The President of Mali, Amadou Toumani Touré, is ousted in a coup d'état after mutinous soldiers attack government offices on this day in history.
Mar 23 African Union suspends Mali's membership following a coup on this day in history.
Mar 24 African Union deploys 5,000 strong force with the aim of catching or killing warlord Joseph Kony on this day in history.
Mar 25 Peter Cruddas, treasurer of Britain's Conservative Party, resigns after being caught on film selling access to British Prime Minister David Cameron in the year 2012.
Mar 26 Macky Sall elected as President of Senegal in the year 2012.
Mar 30 Spanish Government cuts 27 Billion Euros from its budget in one of its toughest austerity driver in history on this day in history.
Apr 01 Plane crash in Western Siberia kills at least 31 people ( UTair Aviation ATR-72) in the year 2012.
Apr 02 On this day in history oikos University, Oakland shooting kills seven people and injures 3
Apr 03 In the year 2012 spanish unemployment reaches record high, youth unemployment stands at 50%
Apr 04 In the year 2012 german Nobel Laureat, Gunter Grass, publishes controversial poem that claims Israel is plotting to wipe out Iran
Apr 05 On this day in history severe storms in Argentina kill 14 people
Apr 06 The National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad unilaterally declares the independence of Azawad from Mali on this day in history.
Apr 06 In the year 2012 uS F-18 Hornet crashes into side of apartment building in Virginia with no fatalities
Apr 07 Joyce Banda becomes President of Malawi in the year 2012.
Apr 08 On this day in history gunter Grass labelled persona non gratta by Israeli internal affairs minister Eli Yishai
Apr 09 In the year 2012 the Lion King becomes highest grossing Broadway show after overtaking The Phantom of the Opera