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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in July 2012.
The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on July 2012: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 2012?


Events

  • 01 Jul 2012 Syrian uprising (2011-present).
  • 02 Jul 2012 After being kidnapped at a Kenyan refugee camp, four foreign aid workers were held hostage in Somalia.
  • 03 Jul 2012 Syrian uprising (2011-present).
  • 04 Jul 2012 CERN announces that a new particle has been discovered by experiments at Large Hadron Collider.
  • 05 Jul 2012 Uprising in Syria
  • 06 Jul 2012 Syrian uprising (2011-present). Laurent Fabius, French Foreign Minister, states that Manaf Tlass, a commander in Syria's National Guard, fled to Turkey a few days ago and is now on his way to Paris.
  • 07 Jul 2012 After two deaths by rockets fired from Syria, the alert has been placed on Wadi Khaled's Lebanese Army.
  • 08 Jul 2012 Syrian uprising (2011-present).
  • 09 Jul 2012 Mexican Drug War
  • 10 Jul 2012 A gunman takes a parent hostage at Vitry-surSeine school, France, near Paris.
  • 11 Jul 2012 Syrian uprising (2011-present).
  • 12 Jul 2012 Syrian uprising (2011-present).
  • 13 Jul 2012 Delta Air Lines Flight 126, en route to Madrid, turns around and lands back in JFK after a security issue with some cut wires discovered in the plane’s bathroom.
  • 14 Jul 2012 Arab Spring
  • 15 Jul 2012 Syrian uprising (2011-present).
  • 16 Jul 2012 Mexican Drug War: One of the three Mexican Federal Police ringleaders in the fatal shootout at Mexico City International Airport's busy Food Court last month was arrested by the Mexican Federal Police. Police were able to track him down after an anonymous tip.
  • 17 Jul 2012 Marissa Mayer, a former top executive at Google, was appointed Yahoo! Inc.'s CEO.
  • 18 Jul 2012 2012 Burgas bus bombing
  • 19 Jul 2012 Syrian uprising (2011-present).
  • 20 Jul 2012 Syrian uprising (2011-present).
  • 21 Jul 2012 Syrian uprising (2011-present).
  • 22 Jul 2012 Syrian uprising (2011-present).
  • 23 Jul 2012 Syrian uprising (2011-present).
  • 24 Jul 2012 The Category 4 Typhoon Vicente strikes Hong Kong and China's Guangdong Province, causing scores of injuries, cancellations of flights, and the closure of many businesses.
  • 25 Jul 2012 Civil war in Syria:
  • 26 Jul 2012 Civil war in Syria:
  • 27 Jul 2012 August 12 and 13 ampndash 2012 Summer Olympics will be held in London, United Kingdom.
  • 28 Jul 2012 The Syrian Army launches an attack on Aleppo, a rebel-held city.
  • 29 Jul 2012 Syrian Civil War (2011-present).
  • 30 Jul 2012 31 Ampndash The 2012 India blackouts left 620 million people without electricity, making it the worst power cut in history.
  • 31 Jul 2012 The Syrian military continues to bombard Aleppo with artillery. Opposition forces claim they have driven out the Syrian army from the city.
  • 07 Jul 2012 At least 172 people are killed in a flash flood in the Krasnodar Krai region of Russia.
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Music charts

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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Call Me Maybe
  2. - Somebody That I Used To Know
  3. - Payphone
  4. - Wide Awake
  5. - We Are Young

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in July 2012?

Fifty Shades Freed by E L James

Fifty Shades Freed

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THE MOVIE TIE IN EDITION. This major motion picture will be released on Valentine's Day 2018, February 10, 2018. It is based upon volume 3 of the #1 New York Times bestselling trilogy, which has sold more than 150,000,000 copies …

Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

Catching Fire

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Suzanne Collins continues the incredible story of Katniss everdeen in Suzanne Collins' phenomenal Hunger Games trilogy. Katniss has won the annual Hunger Games along with Peeta Mellark, a district tribute.

What Really Happened by Rielle Hunter

What Really Happened

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For years, the John EdwardsRielle Hunter scandal was headline news. "One of the most scandalous political scandals of all times," a fall from Grace" is a modern-day tragedy. It's been covered extensively.

Yes, Chef by Marcus Samuelsson

Yes, Chef

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JAMES BEARD AWARD WINNER * NAMED ONE THE TEN BEST BOOKS IN THE YEAR BY VOGUE * NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "One of the greatest culinary stories of all time ."--Dwight