What Happened on March 4, 2012

Historical Events

  • Munitions dump explosions kill at least 250 people in the Republic of Congo
  • Over 10,000 illegal Peruvian gold miners clash with police to gain control of Puerto Maldonado

Election of Interest

Vladimir Putin wins Russian presidential election amid allegations of voter fraud

2012 History

Famous Deaths

  • Don Mincher, American Major League Baseball 1st baseman, dies at 73
  • Runako Morton, West Indian cricketer, dies in a traffic collision at 33

About March 4, 2012

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 11 years and 3 months
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) - Kelly Clarkson
  • UK #1 Song: Somebody That I Used To Know - Gotye Ft. Kimbra