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

  • 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