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Events in 2012 By Benjamin Jones. January 2012 Costa Concordia crashes into a reef Costa Concordia crashes into a reef in Giglio because the captain.

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1 Events in 2012 By Benjamin Jones

2 January 2012

3 Costa Concordia crashes into a reef Costa Concordia crashes into a reef in Giglio because the captain wanted to sound his horn to people on the shore. At 9:45 the ship tips and 32 people die. The captain disobeys rules and gets off first.

4 February 2012

5 Cyclist deaths 2010 – 111 cyclist were killed 2012 – 122 cyclist were killed 14 of which were in London There is a big cycling campaign to make the roads safer for cyclists. 48% of people in Briton own a bike.

6 March 2012

7 Royal Mail Royal Mail announce biggest increase for 1 st class stamps since – 7p 2012 – 60p

8 April 2012

9 Wettest April Scientists say that it was the wettest April for 100 years. It has been said that we had a huge 121.8mm of rainfall

10 May 2012

11 Olympic torch relay The Olympic torch relay goes from Lands end to Shetlands island. The Olympic torch travelled 8000 miles It took 70 days It went through 1000 towns.

12 June 2012

13 Diamond Jubilee The queen celebrates 60 years on the throne by going down the river Thames in the pouring rain on the Jubilee Barge.

14 July 2012

15 Bradley Wiggins Bradley Wiggins becomes the first English man to win Le Tour de France. He finished in 87 hours 34 minutes 47 seconds.

16 August 2012

17 The Olympics positionGoldSilver Bronze 1.U.S.A China Team GB Team GB’s best year yet. Mo Farah wins the 500m and 10000m Bolt retains the gold for the 100m and 200m Jessica Ennis wins the heptathlon

18 September 2012

19 Murray wins at last! Murray beats Djokovic to claim the US Open Tennis

20 October 2012

21 World record sky diver Felix Baumgartner sky dives from the edge of space In a record breaking time of 4 minutes 36 seconds. On the way down he reached a speed of 834 miles per hour

22 November 2012

23 Obama wins us election Obama beats Romney in the US election. Obama gets 332 votes and Romney 206.

24 December 2012

25 Newtown Killings 27 kids and teachers died at a US elementary school when a man with a gun came into the school and shot them dead


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