Musings of a Museum Fanatic: 30 Things That Happened in 2012

1.04.2017

30 Things That Happened in 2012


It's 2017! I'm probably going to be saying that until March 1 fyi. It's always crazy how quick the year seems to fly. What's even crazier is how 2012 seems like it was just yesterday. Now it's five years ago!! Bananas. Life and the world has changed so much in five years. I know that there are things on my list that I definitely forgot happened in 2012. Let's take a walk down memory lane ...


Fifty Shades of Grey

Queen Elizabeth II celebrates the Diamond Jubilee 60th anniversary of her ascension to the throne

Dick Clark passed away

A gunman opens fire at a screening of The Dark Knight Rises in Aurora, CO, killing twelve and injuring 58 people on July 20th.



The Curiosity Rover successfully lands on Mars

The Hunger Games

We welcomed our favorite social media platform ... Instagram!

Summer Olympics are held in London



Whitney Houston drowns after a drug overdose in the bathtub of a hotel at the age of forty-eight on February 11th

Trayvon Martin is fatally shot by George Zimmerman

Washington is the first state to legalize marijuana

The Avengers




Facebook goes public

It was the end of the world ... we all made it through  the alleged Mayan Apocalypse on 12/21/12 

Magic Mike

Linsanity takes over the New York Knicks



US President Barack Obama is re-elected for his second term

NHL lockout lasts half the season

Brave

Adam Lanza attacked Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, CT shooting and killing 26 people on December 14th



Disney buys Lucasfilm

We all got really sick of YOLO in 2012

Hurricane Sandy pummels the eastern seaboard

Kevin and I got married!



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