Historical Events In 2012
Saturday, 24 October 2020
May 13 In the year 2012 49 dismembered bodies are found on a Mexican highway as part of the Mexican drug war
May 14 1,500 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli prisons agree to end mass hunger strike on this day in history.
May 15 Eurozone economy narrowly avoids recession in the year 2012.
May 19 Chelsea defeat Bayern Munich in penalty shootout to win the UEFA Champion's League on this day in history.
May 20 Tomislav Nikolić elected president of Serbia in the year 2012.
May 21 120 people are killed and 350 injured by a suicide bomb in Sana'a, Yemen in the year 2012.
May 22 14 people die and 30 are injured in train collision in India on this day in history.
May 22 In the year 2012 tokyo Skytree, the tallest self-supporting tower in the world at 634 metres high, is opened to public.
May 25 Up to 116 people are massacred, including women and children, by the Syrian army in Houla, in the Homs province on this day in history.
May 26 On this day in history a gunman in the Finnish town of Hyvink
May 27 A NATO airstrike kills a family of eight, including six children, in Afghanistan in the year 2012.
May 29 Thousands march in protest in Johannesburg against Brett Murray's controversial painting The Spear in the year 2012.
May 30 On this day in history a number of nations including Germany, Turkey and Canada, expel Syrian diplomats following the Houla massacre
Jun 01 On this day in history new York Mets pitcher Johan Santana pitches a no-hitter against the St. Louis Cardinals
Jun 03 Suicide car bombing kills 15 and inures 42 people in Bauchi, Nigeria on this day in history.
Jun 04 US drone attack kills 15 militants in Pakistan, including high ranking al-Qaeda official, Abu Yahya al-Libi on this day in history.
Jun 05 On this day in history the century's second and last solar transit of Venus occurs. The next pair are predicted to occur in 2117 and 2125.
Jun 06 Transit of Venus (between Earth & Sun) occurs in the year 2012.
Jun 07 On this day in history 16th century archaeology remains of the Curtain Theatre, where some of Shakespeare's plays were first performed, were found under a pub in London
Jun 08 A bus bombing in Pakistan kills 18 and injures 35 people on this day in history.
Jun 09 On this day in history it is announced that up to $125 million dollars in loans will be given to aid Spain's struggling banks
Jun 10 A Helicopter crash near Nairobi, Kenya, kills five people, including George Saitoti, a Kenyan cabinet minister on this day in history.
Jun 11 In the year 2012 five people are killed after an ambulance hits a roadside bomb in Afghanistan
Jun 12 The chemical compound NOTT-202, which is capable of selectively absorbing carbon dioxide, is created in the year 2012.
Jun 13 On this day in history a series of bombings across Iraq kill 93 and wound 300 people
Jun 14 An explosion at an Indian steel plant kills 11 people and severely injures 16 in the year 2012.
Jun 15 On this day in history apple I computer sells for a record $374,500
Jun 16 In the year 2012 32 people are killed by a car bomb in Baghdad
Jun 17 On this day in history france's Socialist Party wins a majority in the legislative election
Jun 18 15 people are killed and 40 injured in a suicide attack in Baquba, Iraq on this day in history.
Jun 19 In the year 2012 a man in Saudi Arabia is beheaded for witchcraft and sorcery
Jun 20 On this day in history western Libyan tribal clashes kill 105 people and injure 500
Jun 21 In the year 2012 moody's downgrades 15 major banks in the UK, US, Canada and Europe
Jun 22 Two Baghdad market bombings kill 14 people and injure 106 in the year 2012.