On This Day

What Happened on March 20, 2012

Historical Events

  • 50 people are killed and 240 injured in a wave of terror attacks across 10 cities in Iraq
  • Disney movie John Carter records one of the largest losses in cinema history with a $200 million dollar write down

Famous Deaths

  • Jim Stynes, Irish Australian rules footballer, dies from cancer at 45
  • Mel Parnell, American MLB pitcher (Boston Red Sox, 1947-56), coach, and broadcaster, dies from cancer at 89
2012 Highlights

About March 20, 2012

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 3 months and 9 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