On This Day

What Happened on March 12, 2012

Historical Events

Film Premiere

"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 rock drummer (The Doobie Brothers), dies of cancer at 65
2012 Highlights

About March 12, 2012

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: We Are Young - fun. Featuring Janelle Monae
  • UK #1 Song: Somebody That I Used To Know - Gotye Ft. Kimbra