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Historical Events for Year 2012(Mar-Apr)
« on: January 02, 2013, 04:13:59 PM »
Historical Events for Year 2012

Mar 1st - Euro zone unemployment reaches historical high of 10.7%
Mar 2nd - Tornadoes kill at least 27 people in the American states of Indiana and Kentucky
    - New fiscal compact to prevent excessive debt is signed by 25 out of 27 European Union members
Mar 3rd - Lorry crash in east Guinea kills 50 and injures 27
    - Two trains crash in Szczekociny, Poland, with 16 people dead and up to 50 injured
Mar 4th - Munitions dump explosions kill at least 250 people in the Republic of Congo
    - Vladimir Putin wins Russian presidential election amid allegations of voter fraud
Mar 5th - 27 members of Iraq's security force are killed by gunmen disguised as police in Haditha
    - Tropical Storm Irina kills 65 in Madagascar
Mar 6th - 9,000 residents are evacuated from Wagga Wagga, Australia, as the Murrimbidgee River threatens to overflow
    - Francisco Xavier do Amaral, East Timorese President, dies at 75
Mar 8th - Toyota recalls 700,000 vehicles over safety concerns
Mar 9th - Senior members of hacking group Lulz Sec are arrested, including one member of the FBI, in the United States, United Kingdom and Ireland
Mar 10th - At least 130 rockets are fired into Israel from Gaza
Mar 11th - US soldier kills 16 civilians in Afghanistan
Mar 12th - 100 people are killed in ethnic clashes and cattle raids in South Sudan
    - China records its highest trade deficit in over a decade
Mar 13th - Encyclopedia Britannica announces that it will no longer public printed versions of its encyclopedia
    - 110 people are killed and 63 are missing after a ferry collides with an oil tanker near Dhaka, Bangladesh
    - 28 people, including 22 children, are killed in a motorway bus crash near Sierre, Switzerland
Mar 16th - Turkish NATO helicopter crashes into a house killing ten people in the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan
    - Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar becomes first cricketer to score 100 international centuries
Mar 17th - Bolton Wanderer footballer Fabrice Muamba collapses and is rushed to hospital during a live football match against Tottenham Hotspur
Mar 18th - Superleague Greece football match between Olympiacos and Panathinaikos is abandoned after fans set fire to Athens' Olympic Stadium
    - Joachim Gauck elected President of the Federal republic of Germany by the Federal Assembly
Mar 19th - Wendy's overtakes Burger King to become the second best selling hamburger chain
Mar 20th - 50 people are killed and 240 injured in a wave of terror attacks across 10 cities in Iraq
    - Disney movie John Carter records one of the largest losses in cinema history with a $200 million dollar write down
Mar 21st - Greek Parliament votes in favor of an international bailout deal
    - Five former Guatemalan paramilitaries are sentenced to 7,710 years in jail for their role in the Plan de Sanchez massacre in 1982
Mar 22nd - Largest protest in Quebec's history occurs in Montreal with over 200,000 people marching against government tuition hikes and for free access to post-secondary education
    - Australia's most wanted man, Malcolm Naden, is captured after seven years on the run in Gloucester, New South Wales
    - Massive fire devours thousands of hectares of ancient forests and threatens wildlife on Mount Kenya
Mar 23rd - African Union suspends Mali's membership following a coup
Mar 25th - Peter Cruddas, treasurer of Britain's Conservative Party, resigns after being caught on film selling access to British Prime Minister David Cameron
Mar 26th - Macky Sall elected as President of Senegal
    - Canadian Film maker, James Cameron, becomes the first person to visit Challenger Deep, the deepest point on Earth in over 50 years
Mar 30th - Spanish Government cuts 27 Billion Euros from its budget in one of its toughest austerity driver in history
    - Mastercard and Visa announce a massive breach in security with over ten million compromised credit card numbers
    - American Mega Millions lottery hits a world record lottery amount of 640 million dollars
Mar 31st - Fiji Floods kill 2 people and force thousands to be evacuated
Apr 1st - Plane crash in Western Siberia kills at least 31 people ( UTair Aviation ATR-72)
Apr 2nd - Oikos University, Oakland shooting kills seven people and injures 3
Apr 3rd - Spanish unemployment reaches record high, youth unemployment stands at 50%
    - Moscow fire kills 17 migrant workers
    - US President Barack Obama officially secures Democratic presidential nomination
Apr 4th - German Nobel Laureat, Gunter Grass, publishes controversial poem that claims Israel is plotting to wipe out Iran
    - Somalia's National Theatre is struck by a suicide bomber killing ten people including the presidents of the Somali Olympic Committee and Football Federation
    - Boris Todic, President of Serbia, resigns
Apr 5th - Severe storms in Argentina kill 14 people
    - 77 year old pensioner's suicide outside Greece's parliament prompts further protests in Athens
    - International internet group Anonymous hack several Chinese bureaus in opposition to censorship
Apr 6th - US F-18 Hornet crashes into side of apartment building in Virginia with no fatalities
Apr 7th - Joyce Banda becomes President of Malawi
    - 130 Pakistani Army soldiers are buried in an avalanche near the Siachen Glacier
Apr 8th - Gunter Grass labelled persona non gratta by Israeli internal affairs minister Eli Yishai
    - Pope Benedict XVI calls for an end to Syrian blood shed in papal Easter message
Apr 9th - The Lion King becomes highest grossing Broadway show after overtaking The Phantom of the Opera
Apr 10th - United Nations deadline for Syrian troop withdrawal passes as violence continues
    - Apple Inc claims a value of $600 billion making it the largest company by market capitalization in the world
    - Raymond Aubrac, French Resistance Leader, dies at 97
Apr 11th - 8.6 magnitude earth quack and 8.2 aftershock occurs off the coast of Indonesia
    - 2011 London riot looter is jailed for 11 years after starting a fire at a furniture retailer
    - South Korean legislative elections result in the governing Saenuri Party retaining governance
    - Prime Minister of Greece, Lucas Papademos, resigns and calls an election for May 6
 Apr 12th - Bodleian, Oxford University and Vatican libraries announce over 1.5 million pages of ancient texts will be made available across the internet
    - Civilian rule in Mali is returned after Dioncounda Traore is sworn in as interim president
Apr 13th - North Korean long range rocket testing ends in failure after the rocket broke up after launch
Apr 15th - 400 Islamist Militants escape from a Pakistan prison after an insurgent attack
    - US Secret Service inappropriate conduct scandal begins with at least 11 people implicated
Apr 16th - At least 55 people are killed in the Syrian uprising despite UN presence to oversee ceasefire
    - For the first time since 1977 no Pulitzer Prize is awarded for fiction
Apr 18th - The Casoria Contemporary Art Museum in Naples begins burning artworks after cultural institution budget cuts
Apr 19th - Levon Helm, American rock musician, dies from throat cancer at 71
Apr 20th - Plane crash near Islamabad, Pakistan, kills 127 people
Apr 21st - Two trains in Sloterdijk, Netherlands, injure 117 people in a head on collision
Apr 22nd - 30 year old women collapses and dies during London Marathon
Apr 23rd - Netherlands Prime Minister, Mark Rutte, tenders resignation, paving the way for early elections
    - Rangers F.C. owner, Craig Whyte, is banned for life from any involvement in Scottish football
Apr 25th - The United Kingdom dips back into recession after the economy shrunk 0.2% in the first quarter of 2012
Apr 26th - 70 people are killed by rocket attacks by the Syrian Army on the city of Hama
    - Indonesia suspends imports of American beef after a confirmed case of mad cow disease in California
Apr 27th - Four explosions in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine, kill 27 people
Apr 29th - International Chemical Weapons Convention deadline for chemical weapon stockpiles comes into effect
Apr 30th - The unfinished One World Trade Center overtakes the Empire State building to become the tallest building in New York
    - Spain's economy double dips after a 0.3% contraction and 25% unemployment rate
    - Overloaded ferry in the Brahmaputra River,India, killing 103 people
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Re: Historical Events for Year 2012(Mar-Apr)
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Re: Historical Events for Year 2012(Mar-Apr)
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2013, 05:04:57 PM »
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