On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 2012

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 and Professional Wrestler Dwayne Johnson
Actor and Professional Wrestler
Dwayne Johnson
Professional Wrestler and Actor John Cena
Professional Wrestler and Actor
John Cena

Famous Deaths

  • Giorgio Chinaglia, Italian soccer striker (14 caps; Lazio, NY Cosmos), dies from heart attack at 65
  • Miguel de la Madrid, Mexican President, dies from complications of pulmonary emphysema at 77
2012 Highlights

About April 1, 2012

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries