What Happened on April 3, 2012

Historical Events

  • 31st NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: Baylor beats Notre Dame, 80-61; Lady Bears' second National title
  • Moscow fire kills 17 migrant workers

Music Concert

Rock for the Rainforest benefit concert held at Carnegie Hall, NYC; performers include: Sting, Elton John, James Taylor, Jennifer Hudson, Rosanne Cash, Vince Gill, Esperanza Spaulding, Bruno Mars, Bryn Terfel, and Bill Clinton

  • Spanish unemployment reaches record high, youth unemployment stands at 50%

Election of Interest

US President Barack Obama officially secures Democratic presidential nomination


2012 History

Famous Weddings

  • Paramore guitar player Josh Farro (22) weds Jenna Rice in Tennessee

About April 3, 2012

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 11 years, 2 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: We Are Young - fun. Featuring Janelle Monae
  • UK #1 Song: Turn Up The Music - Chris Brown