Historical Events In 2012
Wednesday, 12 May 2021
Aug 31 Armenia severs diplomatic relations with Hungary, following the extradition to Azerbaijan and subsequent pardoning of Ramil Safarov, who was convicted of killing an Armenian soldier in Hungary in 2004. The move is also met with fierce criticism from other countries on this day in history.
Aug 31 In the year 2012 researchers successfully perform the first implantation of an early prototype bionic eye with 24 electrodes.
Sep 01 Islamist rebels seize Douentza, Mali in the year 2012.
Sep 02 In the year 2012 a decades-long ban on veiled female news presenters is lifted from State television in Egypt
Sep 03 3 people are killed and 19 wounded by a car bombing in Peshawar, Pakistan in the year 2012.
Sep 04 42 people are killed and 25 injured as a passenger bus falls down a ravine in Morocco in the year 2012.
Sep 05 In the year 2012 54 people are killed and 50 injured after a firecracker factory explodes in Nadu
Sep 06 On this day in history 61 illegal immigrants die after a fishing boat capsizes off the coast of Turkey
Sep 07 On this day in history canada officially cuts diplomatic ties with Iran by closing its embassy in Tehran and ordered the expulsion of Iranian diplomats from Ottawa, over support for Syria, nuclear plans and human rights abuses.
Sep 07 In the year 2012 uS drone attack kills 8 people in Kismayo, south Somalia
Sep 08 6 people are killed by a Taliban suicide bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan on this day in history.
Sep 09 On this day in history 17 people are killed and at least 40 injured after two car bombs explode in Aleppo, Syria
Sep 10 16 people are killed by a suicide bombing n Kunduz, Afghanistan in the year 2012.
Sep 11 50 Al-Shabaab fighters are killed in conflict with the Somali National Army on this day in history.
Sep 11 In the year 2012 a series of terrorist attacks are directed against United States diplomatic missions worldwide, as well as diplomatic missions of Germany, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. In the US, opinions are divided over whether the attacks are a reaction to a YouTube trailer for the film Innocence of Muslims. In Libya, among the dead is US ambassador J. Christopher Stevens.
Sep 11 Garment factory fires in the Pakistani cities of Karachi and Lahore kill 315 and seriously injure more than 250 in the year 2012.
Sep 12 18 soldiers are killed by a rebel car bomb in Syria on this day in history.
Sep 13 In the year 2012 19 people are killed after a freight elevator crashes from 100 meters in Wuhan, China
Sep 14 In the year 2012 21 people are killed after a ferry sank in Indonesia
Sep 15 In the year 2012 japan announces that it will phase out nuclear energy by the 2030s
Sep 16 8 female civilians are killed by a NATO airstrike in Laghman, Afghanistan on this day in history.
Sep 17 Panasonic suspends operations at its three factories in China on this day in history.
Sep 18 In the year 2012 10 soliders are killed and 70 injured by a missile attack by Kurdish militants in Bingol, Turkey
Sep 19 9 people are killed and 20 wounded by a car bombing in Peshawar, Afghanistan on this day in history.
Sep 20 50 people are killed and dozens injured after a gas station is bombed by the Syrian Army in Ain Issa on this day in history.
Sep 21 Japanese Prime Minister, Yoshihiko Noda, wins a leadership ballot on this day in history.
Sep 22 7 pedestrians are killed by a drunk driver who hit a bus stop at 200km an hour in Moscow on this day in history.
Sep 23 On this day in history iran blocks the use of Google as a search engine
Sep 24 Books by Japanese authors or about Japan are suspended by Chinese bookstores in the year 2012.
Sep 25 50 Taiwanese ships clash with the Japan Coast Guard in waters off the Senkaku Islands in the year 2012.
Sep 26 On this day in history syrian army massacres 40 civilians in Thiabieh, Damascus
Sep 27 UN publicly releases documents from China and Japan detailing their contesting claims for the Senkoku Islands on this day in history.
Sep 28 Aircraft crash kills 16 people in Kathmandu, Nepal in the year 2012.
Sep 30 Two opposition Venezuelan politicians are shot dead a week before the presidential election on this day in history.