Historical Events In 2012
Thursday, 20 February 2020
Nov 09 2 Iranian fighter jets fire on a US General Atomics MQ-1 Predator drone in international air space on this day in history.
Nov 10 In the year 2012 20 Syrian troops are killed by suicide bombings in Daara
Nov 11 In the year 2012 12 people are killed by a magnitude 6.8 earthquake in Burma
Nov 12 Into the Silence by Wade Davis wins the 2012 Samuel Johnson Prize on this day in history.
Nov 13 On this day in history 3 Syrian tanks enter the demilitarized zone of Golan Heights
Nov 14 A series of protests against austerity measures occur across Europe including Spain, Portugal, and Greece on this day in history.
Nov 14 In the year 2012 israel launches Operation Pillar of Defense against the Palestinian-governed Gaza Strip, killing Hamas military chief Ahmed Jabari. In the following week 140 Palestinians and five Israelis are killed in an ensuing cycle of violence. A ceasefire between Israel and Hamas is announced by Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton after the week-long escalation in hostilities in Southern Israel and the Gaza Strip.
Nov 15 At least 95 people are killed in Syrian conflicts on this day in history.
Nov 16 Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 grosses $500 million in 24 hours to become the biggest entertainment launch of all time in the year 2012.
Nov 17 In the year 2012 50 schoolchildren and a bus driver are killed after a train collides with a school bus in Manfalut, Egypt
Nov 18 Lewis Hamilton wins the 2012 US Formula One Grand Prix in the year 2012.
Nov 20 Toshiba unveils a robot designed to help in nuclear disasters on this day in history.
Nov 21 An Israel and Hamas ceasefire is negotiated on this day in history.
Nov 22 2 people are killed and 120 injured after a 100-vehicle pile-up in dense fog in Texas in the year 2012.
Nov 23 JR Tokai unveil a maglev LO train prototype capable of travelling up to 500km per hour in the year 2012.
Nov 24 On this day in history gangnam Style becomes the most viewed youtube video surpassing 808 million views
Nov 25 11 people are killed and 30 are wounded by twin car bombs hitting a Protestant church in Nigeria in the year 2012.
Nov 25 In the year 2012 typhoon Bopha, known as "Pablo" in the Philippines, kills at least 1,067 with around 838 people still missing. The typhoon caused considerable damage in the island of Mindanao.
Nov 26 10 children are killed and 15 people are injured after a Syrian government Jet drops a cluster bomb on a playground on this day in history.
Nov 27 29 people are killed and 126 are wounded by 8 car bombings across Iraq on this day in history.
Nov 28 On this day in history 54 people are killed and 120 are injured by two car bombs in Damascus, Syria
Nov 29 30 people are killed and 100 are wounded by bombs in Hillah and Karbala, Iraq on this day in history.
Nov 29 In the year 2012 the UN General Assembly approves a motion granting Palestine non-member observer state status.
Dec 01 8 people are killed and 36 injured after a bus overturns in Bolivia on this day in history.
Dec 02 In the year 2012 9 people are killed after 30 cars are trapped in Sasago Tunnel, Japan
Dec 03 In the year 2012 voyager 1 spacecraft, launched in 1977, reaches the end of our solar system and enters interstellar space
Dec 04 29 people are killed by a mortar attack in Bteeha, Syria on this day in history.
Dec 05 8 people are killed and 12 injured by a magnitude 5.6 earthquake in South Korea on this day in history.
Dec 06 7 people are killed and 770 injured during Egyptian protests in the year 2012.
Dec 08 In Qatar, the UN Climate Change Conference agrees to extend the Kyoto Protocol until 2020 on this day in history.
Dec 08 In the year 2012 uN climate conference agrees to extend the Kyoto Protocol to 2020
Dec 09 13 people are killed and 10 are injured after a bus rolls of a cliff and falls 100 meters in Taiwan in the year 2012.
Dec 10 Google begins selling US$99 laptops on this day in history.
Dec 11 On this day in history 125 people are killed and 200 are injured by bombings in Aqrab, Syria