History Quiz / 2012

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Can you name the Famous events which occurred in 2012?

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This cruise liner hits rocks and capsizes in the Tyrrhenian Sea, killing 3213th JAN
This team beats the New England Patriots 21-17 in the 46th Super Bowl5th FEB
This American actress and singer dies due to accidental drowning, aged 4811th FEB
This Movie wins 5 Oscars including Best Picture at the 84th Academy Awards26th FEB
This lead singer of American pop band The Monkees dies aged 6629th FEB
This man wins the French Presidential election, beating Nicolas Sarkozy6th MAY
This British monarch celebrates 60 years on the throne, the longest of any current head of state5th JUN
This country beats Italy 4-0 to win the UEFA European Football Championships1st JUL
This so-called 'God Particle' is discovered in the Large Hadron Collider at CERN4th JUL
This K-Pop phenomenon is released on YouTube, later becoming the most viewed video ever15th JUL
These two countries veto the UN's condemning of Syria, not allowing them to intervene19th JUL
For the first in its 99-year history, this man becomes the first Briton to win the Tour de France22nd JUL
This mechanical vehicle successfully lands on Mars to investigate the possibility of life there6th AUG
This All-Girl Russian punk band is imprisoned for Hooliganism17th AUG
This former Cycling great is found guilty of doping offences and is stripped of his titles20th AUG
The first man to step foot on the moon during the Apollo 11 mission dies aged 8225th AUG
This singing legend, with hits such as 'Impossible Dream' dies aged 8425th SEP
In one of the greatest sporting comebacks of all-time, Europe come from 10-4 down to defeat USA 14.5 - 13.5 in this golfing event30th SEP
This man breaks the World Record for the longest free fall, lasting over eight minutes14th OCT
This 'Hurricane' makes landfall in New Jersey, one of worst storms in US history29th OCT
This man is re-elected as President of the United States, after beating Mitt Romney6th NOV
This star of Dallas dies after after a battle with throat cancer, aged 8111th NOV
This region is officially recognised as a UN observer state for the first time 29th NOV
It is announced that this member of the British Royal Family is pregnant3rd DEC
This country is internationally condemned after a successful rocket launch12th DEC
According to this Ancient People, the Apocalypse will come on this day21st DEC

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