What Happened on March 12, 2012

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

"The Hunger Games" directed by Francis Lawrence and starring Jennifer Lawrence premieres in Los Angeles

Actress Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence
Actress and Director Elizabeth Banks
Actress and Director
Elizabeth Banks
  • 100 people are killed in ethnic clashes and cattle raids in South Sudan
  • 45 people, including children, are massacred by the Syrian Army in Homs
  • China records its highest trade deficit in over a decade

Famous Deaths

  • Michael Hossack, American drummer (The Doobie Brothers), dies of cancer at 65
  • Mike Hossack, American rock drummer (Doobie Brothers), dies from cancer at 65