2012

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2012 (MMXII) was a leap year starting on Sunday in the Gregorian calendar.

The year 2012 was the International Year of Cooperatives and the Alan Turing Year.

Events

January

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The Costa Concordia on its side after the accident

February

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German President Christian Wulff who resigned on February 17

March

April

May

June

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The Venus transit, viewed from northern Germany
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Devastating wildfires in Colorado

July

August

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The Olympic flame going out at the end of the 2012 Summer Olympics.

September

October

November

December

Deaths

Nobel Prizes

Hit songs

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South Korean rapper Psy had one of the biggest hits of the year with Gangnam Style, which has been seen over a billion times on YouTube.

References

  1. Near Earth Object Fact Sheet
  2. Turing Centenary Conference
  3. Homepage – London 2012
  4. United States Naval Observatory (2007-01-28). "Earth's Seasons: Equinoxes, Solstices, Perihelion, and Aphelion, 2000-2020".
  5. 5.0 5.1 MacDonald, G. Jeffrey (27 March 2007). "Does Maya calendar predict 2012 apocalypse? - USATODAY.com". USA Today. McLean, VA: Gannett Company. ISSN 0734-7456. Retrieved 24 May 2012.