September 2012 calendar

September 2012

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in September 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 September 2012: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 2012?


  • 01 Sep 2012 Civil war in Syria:
  • 02 Sep 2012 Civil war in Syria:
  • 03 Sep 2012 Civil war in Syria:
  • 04 Sep 2012 Mexican Drug War
  • 05 Sep 2012 At least five militants are killed in a drone strike by the United States in Hadhramaut, eastern Yemen.
  • 06 Sep 2012 Civil war in Syria:
  • 07 Sep 2012 Canada has officially cut diplomatic ties to Iran and closed its Tehran embassy. It also ordered the expulsion from Ottawa of Iranian diplomats. This was due to support for Syria and allegations of rights abuses.
  • 08 Sep 2012 Bahraini uprising (2011-present):
  • 09 Sep 2012 Civil war in Syria:
  • 10 Sep 2012 Mexican Drug War
  • 11 Sep 2012 18 amndash After the screening of the Youtube trailer for the film "Innocence of Muslims", a series of protests are launched against United States diplomatic missions around the world. The attacks in Libya result in the deaths J. Christopher Stevens (the United States Ambassador to Libya), and three other Americans.
  • 12 Sep 2012 Civil war in Syria
  • 13 Sep 2012 Lakhdar Brahimi is the U.N.-Arab League special envoy to the Syrian civil War. Fighting continues in the east of Damascus.
  • 14 Sep 2012 Protests against Islam 2012:
  • 15 Sep 2012 Afghanistan War:
  • 16 Sep 2012 Syrian Civil War: Violence continues between rebels and government forces in many Syrian provinces.
  • 17 Sep 2012 Syrian Civil War: UN Human Rights Investigators expand the secret list of Syrians suspected of war crimes by expanding it. Paulo Sergio Pinheiro, Diplomat, urges the U.N. Security Council bring the situation before the International Criminal Court.
  • 18 Sep 2012 Gulbuddin Hekmatyar's faction Hezb-e-Islami claims responsibility for the suicide bomber who attacked Kabul Airport in Afghanistan, killing twelve people.
  • 19 Sep 2012 Civil war in Syria:
  • 20 Sep 2012 Civil war in Syria:
  • 21 Sep 2012 Australia temporarily shuts down its High Commission in Pakistan's capital Islamabad. As a result, it is afraid of violent protests against Western countries.
  • 22 Sep 2012 2012 diplomatic missions attack
  • 23 Sep 2012
  • 24 Sep 2012 Syrian civil war: At least 24 people have been killed in violence across Syria.
  • 25 Sep 2012 Syrian civil war: Save the Children reports on the dire situation of children in Syria.
  • 26 Sep 2012 Syrian civil war: At least four military guards are killed in twin explosions close to the headquarters of the Syrian Armed Forces, central Damascus. (Al Jazeera). Press TV correspondent Maya Nasser was killed in sniper fire as she reported from Damascus after reporting on twin bomb blasts. (The Guardian).Qatar calls on the Arab world to intervene in Syria. (Al Jazeera). Local activists have reported that the Syrian army killed more than 40 civilians in Thiabieh, a suburb of Damascus.
  • 27 Sep 2012 Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Health expressed concern that the novel coronavirus similar to SARS, which is reported to have originated in the country, could affect the Hajj, a religious pilgrimage scheduled to take place next month. It is recommended that travelers take all precautions.
  • 28 Sep 2012 Somalia and the African Union launch a coordinated attack on Kismayo, Somalia's port city. This is to retake the city from al Shabaab militants.
  • 29 Sep 2012 Somali Civil War: Al-Shabaab militants leave the Somali port of Kismayo, after Somalia and African Union forces launched an coordinated attack on Kismayo Friday.
  • 30 Sep 2012 Hunderts of Muslims in Bangladesh are angry at a Facebook photo that a Buddhist man posted, and which allegedly insulted Islam. They have set fire to at least four Buddhist temples as well as fifteen homes.
  • 05 Sep 2012 An accidental explosion at a Turkish Army ammunition store in Afyon, western Turkey kills 25 soldiers and wounds four others.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in September 2012?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together
  2. - Whistle
  3. - One More Night
  4. - Lights
  5. - Some Nights


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in September 2012?

A Dance With Dragons by George R. R. Martin

A Dance With Dragons



The Secret Race by Tyler Hamilton and Daniel Coyle

The Secret Race


"The holy grail of disillusioned cyclists. . . The book's strength lies in its collective details, which are all woven together in a story told with such clear-eyed conviction

Where We Belong by Emily Giffin

Where We Belong


Emily Giffin, author of many blockbuster novels, is the New York Times bestseller "Where We Belong". It tells the story of two women: their families and the love that binds them together. Marian Caldwell, 36 years old, is a television …

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

The Hunger Games


The nation of Panem is a shining Capitol that lies within the ruin of an area once called North America. It is surrounded by twelve outlying areas. The districts waged war against the Capitol long ago and were defeated.

Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness

Shadow of Night


Book two of the All Souls Trilogy is #1 in New York Times Bestsellers. It's "as captivating, engrossing and impossible to put on as its predecessor" (Miami Herald).