Historical Events In 2012
Saturday, 24 October 2020
Jul 28 Ye Shiwen of China sets world record in the women's 400m individual medley in 4:28.43 on this day in history.
Jul 29 On this day in history tropical Storm Khanun kills 88 people and leaves 60,000 homeless in North Korea
Jul 30 On this day in history in the worst power outage in world history, the 2012 India blackouts leave 620 million people without power.
Jul 30 On this day in history train fire kills 32 and injures 27 people in Andhra Pradesh, India
Jul 31 Two car bombs kill 21 people in Baghdad, Iraq on this day in history.
Aug 01 On this day in history typhoon Saola kills elven people and displaces over 150,000 in the Philippines
Aug 02 In the year 2012 23 people are killed after two blasts in a fruit market in Lahore, Pakistan
Aug 03 In the year 2012 united Nations General Assembly c reproaches The United Nations Security Council over its lack of action in Syria
Aug 04 45 people are killed by a suicide bombing in Abyan, Yemen on this day in history.
Aug 05 Gunman opens fire on Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin killing six people and committing suicide on this day in history.
Aug 06 Curiosity, the Mars Science Laboratory mission's rover, successfully lands on Mars in the year 2012.
Aug 06 On this day in history mount Tongariro, New Zealand, erupts for the first time in a century
Aug 07 On this day in history 21 people are killed by a gun attack in a church in Okene, Nigeria
Aug 08 On this day in history china announces that it plans to close 23 rare earth mines and up to 50 smelting companies
Aug 09 On this day in history the death toll from the Philippines' floods rise to 70
Aug 11 In the year 2012 153 people are killed and 1300 injured in Tabriz and Ahar, Iran after two earthquakes of up to 6.4 magnitude
Aug 12 The 2012 Summer Olympics closing ceremony completes the games on this day in history.
Aug 13 In the year 2012 nadzeya Ostapchuk of Belarus is stripped of her shot-put gold medal after failing a doping test
Aug 14 On this day in history 46 people are killed and 80 injured after a series of suicide bombings in Afghanistan
Aug 16 In the year 2012 julian Assange, Wikileaks founder, is granted political asylum by Ecuador
Aug 17 On this day in history three members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot are jailed for two years
Aug 18 Al-Qaeda militants kill 14 people in an attack in Aden, Yemen in the year 2012.
Aug 19 32 people are killed after a plane crash in Talodi, Sudan on this day in history.
Aug 20 20 people are killed in a riot in Caracas, Venezuela in the year 2012.
Aug 21 On this day in history 20 people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo die from the Ebola virus
Aug 22 47 people are killed in the Syrian civil war on this day in history.
Aug 23 On this day in history four people are killed and 28 injured in a hot air ballooning accident in Slovenia
Aug 24 In the year 2012 monsoon rains and floods kill 26 people in Pakistan
Aug 25 330 people are killed as a result of conflict in the Syrian civil war on this day in history.
Aug 26 On this day in history 15 year-old New Zealand golfer, Lydia Ko, becomes the youngest LPGA Tour event winner and the first amateur winner since 1969
Aug 27 On this day in history first interplanetary human voice recording is broadcast from the Mars Rover Curiosity
Aug 28 Mitt Romney is officially nominated as the United States Republican Party's candidate in the year 2012.
Aug 29 On this day in history georgian hostage crisis results in 3 police officers and 10 militants being killed
Aug 30 In the year 2012 cholera outbreak kills 229 people in Sierra Leone