What Happened on April 23, 2012

Historical Events

  • 38,000 London Marathon entrants have their home and email contacts published in a data protection breach

Election of Interest

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
2012 History

Famous Deaths

  • Chris Ethridge, American country rock bass guitarist (International Submarine Band; The Flying Burrito Brothers), dies from pancreatic cancer at 65
  • LeRoy T. Walker, American sports executive (first black president US Olympic Committee 1992-96), dies at 93
  • Tommy Marth, American rock saxophone player (the Killers, 2008-2010), dies of self-inflicted gunshot at 33

About April 23, 2012

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 11 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Somebody That I Used To Know - Gotye Featuring Kimbra
  • UK #1 Song: Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen