Historical Events In 2012
Thursday, 20 February 2020
May 13 On this day in history 49 dismembered bodies are found on a Mexican highway as part of the Mexican drug war
May 14 In the year 2012 1,500 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli prisons agree to end mass hunger strike
May 15 In the year 2012 eurozone economy narrowly avoids recession
May 19 On this day in history chelsea defeat Bayern Munich in penalty shootout to win the UEFA Champion's League
May 20 In the year 2012 tomislav NikoliÄ‡ elected president of Serbia
May 21 120 people are killed and 350 injured by a suicide bomb in Sana'a, Yemen in the year 2012.
May 22 On this day in history 14 people die and 30 are injured in train collision in India
May 22 Tokyo Skytree, the tallest self-supporting tower in the world at 634 metres high, is opened to public on this day in history.
May 25 On this day in history up to 116 people are massacred, including women and children, by the Syrian army in Houla, in the Homs province
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 on this day in history.
May 29 In the year 2012 thousands march in protest in Johannesburg against Brett Murray's controversial painting The Spear
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 in the year 2012.
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 on this day in history.
Jun 07 16th century archaeology remains of the Curtain Theatre, where some of Shakespeare's plays were first performed, were found under a pub in London on this day in history.
Jun 08 A bus bombing in Pakistan kills 18 and injures 35 people in the year 2012.
Jun 09 It is announced that up to $125 million dollars in loans will be given to aid Spain's struggling banks on this day in history.
Jun 10 In the year 2012 a Helicopter crash near Nairobi, Kenya, kills five people, including George Saitoti, a Kenyan cabinet minister
Jun 11 Five people are killed after an ambulance hits a roadside bomb in Afghanistan on this day in history.
Jun 12 The chemical compound NOTT-202, which is capable of selectively absorbing carbon dioxide, is created in the year 2012.
Jun 13 A series of bombings across Iraq kill 93 and wound 300 people in the year 2012.
Jun 14 An explosion at an Indian steel plant kills 11 people and severely injures 16 on this day in history.
Jun 15 Apple I computer sells for a record $374,500 in the year 2012.
Jun 16 On this day in history 32 people are killed by a car bomb in Baghdad
Jun 17 France's Socialist Party wins a majority in the legislative election in the year 2012.
Jun 18 In the year 2012 15 people are killed and 40 injured in a suicide attack in Baquba, Iraq
Jun 19 A man in Saudi Arabia is beheaded for witchcraft and sorcery in the year 2012.
Jun 20 In the year 2012 western Libyan tribal clashes kill 105 people and injure 500
Jun 21 Moody's downgrades 15 major banks in the UK, US, Canada and Europe on this day in history.
Jun 22 Two Baghdad market bombings kill 14 people and injure 106 in the year 2012.