Historical Events In 2012
Thursday, 20 February 2020
Jun 23 In the year 2012 greece proposes to slow down austerity measures by two years
Jun 24 Lonesome George, the last known individual of the Pinta Island Tortoise subspecies, dies at a Galapagos National Park, thus making the subspecies extinct on this day in history.
Jun 24 In the year 2012 mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood becomes President of Egypt
Jun 24 On this day in history shenzhou 9, a Chinese spacecraft carrying three Chinese astronauts, including the first-ever female one, docked manually with an orbiting module Tiangong 1, first time as the country, making them as the third country, after the United States and Russia, to successfully perform the mission.
Jun 25 33 Syrian army officers defect to Turkey on this day in history.
Jun 28 In the year 2012 a series of car bombs in Iraq kills 14 and injures 50 people
Jun 29 16 Naxalite Maoist insurgents in India are killed by police on this day in history.
Jun 30 30 people attending a funeral in Zamalka, Syria, are killed on a day that saw 83 civilian deaths in the year 2012.
Jul 01 17 people are killed and 45 injured in an attack on two churches in Garissa, Kenya on this day in history.
Jul 02 On this day in history glaxoSmithKline settle the largest healthcare fraud case in history for US$3 Billion
Jul 03 Truck bombing kills 25 people and wounds 40 in Diwaniyah, Iraq in the year 2012.
Jul 04 In the year 2012 cERN announces the discovery of a new particle with properties consistent with the Higgs boson after experiments at the Large Hadron Collider.
Jul 05 The Shard, the tallest building in Europe, is opened and stands at 309.6 metres (1,016 ft) in the year 2012.
Jul 06 In the year 2012 gunmen kill 18 people in Turbat, Pakistan
Jul 07 In the year 2012 floods in the Krasnodar region, Russia, kill 140 people
Jul 08 On this day in history roadside car bomb kills 14 civilians in Afghanistan's Kandahar Province
Jul 10 On this day in history the American Episcopal Church becomes the first to approve a rite for blessing gay marriages
Jul 11 POliciy academy suicide bombing kills 20 in Sana'a, Yemen on this day in history.
Jul 12 200 people are killed by the Syrian army in Tremseh on this day in history.
Jul 13 In the year 2012 china's economic growth drops to 7.6%, its lowest level for three years
Jul 14 Suicide bomber attacks a wedding reception and kills 22 people and inures 22 in northern Afghanistan on this day in history.
Jul 15 On this day in history 39 pilgrims are killed in a bus crash in Parasi, Nepal
Jul 17 On this day in history 17 people are wounded in a bar shooting in Jasper, Alabama
Jul 18 6 Israeli tourists are killed and 30 injured after a bomb explodes on a tourist bus at Burgas Airport, Bulgaria on this day in history.
Jul 20 12 people are killed and 59 injured after a gunman opens fire at a Dark Knight movie premier in Aurora, Colorado, in the year 2012.
Jul 22 Car bombs kills 20 people and injures 80 in Madaen and Najaf, Iraq on this day in history.
Jul 23 In the year 2012 a series of attacks across Iraq kill 103 people
Jul 24 In the year 2012 john Dramani becomes President of Ghana after the death of President John Atta Mills
Jul 25 The 2012 Summer Olympics begin on this day in history.
Jul 26 In the year 2012 at least 200 people are killed in a day of violence in Syria
Jul 27 In the year 2012 queen Elizabeth II announces the opening of the London 2012 Olympics at the opening ceremony
Jul 27 The 2012 Summer Olympics are held in London, England, United Kingdom on this day in history.
Jul 28 Ye Shiwen of China sets world record in the women's 400m individual medley in 4:28.43 in the year 2012.
Jul 29 Tropical Storm Khanun kills 88 people and leaves 60,000 homeless in North Korea on this day in history.