What Happened on August 25, 2012

Historical Events

  • 330 people are killed as a result of conflict in the Syrian civil war
  • 39 people are killed and 80 are injured after a gas leak in North Venezuelan refinery
  • 85,000 people are displaced by severe floods in Myanmar
  • Voyager 1 spacecraft, becomes the 1st spacecraft to enter interstellar space (launched in 1977)

Famous Deaths

Neil ArmstrongNeil Armstrong (1930-2012)

American X-15 pilot and astronaut - 1st man on the Moon (Gemini 8, Apollo 11), dies from heart surgery complications at 82

2012 Highlights

About August 25, 2012

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 5 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Whistle - Flo Rida
  • UK #1 Song: How We Do (Party) - Rita Ora