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2012 by topic:
Arts
Animation (Anime)-Architecture - Comics - Film - Home video - Literature (Poetry) - Music (Classical, Country, Hip hop, Jazz, Latin, Metal, Rock, UK, US) - Radio - Photo - Television (UK, US) - Video games
Politics and government
Elections - International leaders - Sovereign states
Sovereign state leaders - Territorial governors
Science and technology
Archaeology - Biotechnology - Computing - Palaeontology - Quantum computing and communication - Space/Astronomy - Spaceflight
Environment
Birding/Ornithology
Climate change
Transportation
Aviation - Rail transport
Sports
American football - Association football - Athletics (sport) - Badminton - Baseball - Basketball - Chess - Combat sports - Cricket - Cycling - Golf - Ice hockey - Rugby union - Swimming - Tennis - Volleyball
By place
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Other topics
Religious leaders
Birth and death categories
Births - Deaths
Establishments and disestablishments categories
Establishments - Disestablishments
Works and introductions categories
Works - Introductions
Works entering the public domain
2012 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar2012
MMXII
Ab urbe condita2765
Armenian calendar1461
?
Assyrian calendar6762
Bahá'í calendar168-169
Balinese saka calendar1933-1934
Bengali calendar1419
Berber calendar2962
British Regnal year60 Eliz. 2 - 61 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar2556
Burmese calendar1374
Byzantine calendar7520-7521
Chinese calendar? (Metal Rabbit)
4708 or 4648
    -- to --
(Water Dragon)
4709 or 4649
Coptic calendar1728-1729
Discordian calendar3178
Ethiopian calendar2004-2005
Hebrew calendar5772-5773
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2068-2069
 - Shaka Samvat1933-1934
 - Kali Yuga5112-5113
Holocene calendar12012
Igbo calendar1012-1013
Iranian calendar1390-1391
Islamic calendar1433-1434
Japanese calendarHeisei 24
(24?)
Javanese calendar1945-1946
Juche calendar101
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4345
Minguo calendarROC 101
101?
Nanakshahi calendar544
Thai solar calendar2555
Tibetan calendar?
(female Iron-Rabbit)
2138 or 1757 or 985
    -- to --
?
(male Water-Dragon)
2139 or 1758 or 986
Unix time1325376000 - 1356998399

2012 (MMXII) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2012th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 12th year of the 3rd millennium, the 12th year of the 21st century, and the 3rd year of the 2010s decade.

2012 was designated as:

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The discovery of Higgs boson particles was announced based on collisions in the Large Hadron Collider at CERN.

August

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October

November

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August

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October

November

December

Nobel Prizes

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New English words

See also

References

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