On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 2012

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 32nd Golden Raspberry Awards: Jack and Jill wins

Music awardsMusic Awards

47th Academy of Country Music Awards: Taylor Swift, Blake Shelton, and Miranda Lambert win

Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift
Singer-songwriter
Taylor Swift
  • Kraft Nabisco Championship Women's Golf, Mission Hills CC: Sun-Young Yoo wins sudden-death playoff on 1st extra hole after I.K. Kim misses a one-foot putt on the 72nd hole for the win
  • Plane crash in Western Siberia kills at least 31 people (UTair Aviation ATR-72)

Sport defeatWrestleMania

WrestleMania XXVIII, Sun Life Stadium, Miami Gardens, FL: The Rock defeats John Cena, titled "Once in a Lifetime"

Actor & Professional Wrestler The Rock
Actor & Professional Wrestler
The Rock
Professional Wrestler and Actor John Cena
Professional Wrestler and Actor
John Cena

Famous Deaths

  • Giorgio Chinaglia, Italian soccer star, dies from heart attack at 65
  • Miguel de la Madrid, Mexican President, dies from complications of pulmonary emphysema at 77