On This Day

Historical Events on March 12 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 214 of 214

  • 2012 China records its highest trade deficit in over a decade

Film release premierFilm Premier

2012 "The Hunger Games" directed by Francis Lawrence and starring Jennifer Lawrence premieres in Los Angeles

Actress Jennifer Lawrence
Actress
Jennifer Lawrence
Actress and Director Elizabeth Banks
Actress and Director
Elizabeth Banks
  • 2013 JOGMEC becomes the first to successfully extract methane hydrate from seabed deposits
  • 2013 The 2013 Papal conclave begins with no new Pope elected on the first day
  • 2014 8 people are killed, 70 injured, & 2 buildings are leveled by a gas explosion in East Harlem, New York

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2018 British Prime Minister Theresa May says Russia was "highly likely" to have poisoned a Russian spy and his daughter on March 4 with nerve agent

British Prime Minister Theresa May
British Prime Minister
Theresa May
  • 2018 Plane crash of Bangladeshi carrier at Kathmandu airport kills at least 49 after plane approaches runway from wrong end
  • 2018 Research shows Chinese cites have decreased pollution by 32 percent on average in just four years
  • 2018 Tens of thousands of farmers from Indian state Maharashtra end protests over loan waivers, prices and land rights after promises from state officials and walking 167km to Mumbai
  • 2018 Civilian death toll in Eastern Ghouta passes 1,000 in three weeks as Syrian government forces capture the town of Mesraba
  • 2019 Dozens charged in US college admission scandal by US federal prosecutors, including actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman
  • 2019 K-pop and Big Bang singer Seungri is arrested for procuring prostitutes, retires to fight the charges in South Korea
  • 2019 Theresa May's British government suffers a second defeat on a Brexit deal with the EU, 391 votes to 242
  • 2019 More than 3,000 ISIS fighters have surrendered amid battle for last ISIS stronghold in Baghouz, Syria, according to Syrian Democratic Forces officials