2012 Major events and deaths

Timeline created by jhawthorne4452
In Music
  • FBI Shuts Down Megaupload.com

    FBI Shuts Down Megaupload.com
    New York Post
    FBI has shut down the popular website Megaupload.com. The founders have been charged with running an organized criminal enterprise.
  • 74 People Are Killed In Port Said.

    74 People Are Killed In Port Said.
    Al-Akhbar
    Soccer super fans got into riots at a game on Feb. 1. The riots caused 74 deaths and many more injuries.
  • March Madness Begins

    March Madness Begins
    [Wikipedia](en.wikipedia.org/wiki/march_2012)
    The NCAA Championship has started and wont end until early April.
  • Jim Marshall Passed Away

    Jim Marshall Passed Away
    Loudwire
    Jim Marshall has passed away of old age. JIm Marshall is the man who started Marshall Amplifiers.
  • Adam Yauch Died of Cancer

    Adam Yauch Died of Cancer
    Loudwire
    The greatly acclaimed band Beastie Boys have lost Adam Yauch.
  • Ray Bradbury Died

    Ray Bradbury Died
    LA Times
    The Science Fiction writer has died. He was the writer that wrote Farhenheit 451.
  • Jon Lord of Deep Purple Died of a Pulmonary Embolism

    Jon Lord of Deep Purple Died of a Pulmonary Embolism
    Loudwire
    Deep Purple Keyboardist Has died of a Pulmonary Embolism. Alot of musicians attended his funeral.
  • Phyllis Diller Died

    Phyllis Diller Died
    LA Times
    The actress and Comedian Phyllis Diller died today.
  • Michael Clarke Duncan Died From a Heart Attack

    Michael Clarke Duncan Died From a Heart Attack
    LA Times
    The tragic loss of Michael Clarke Duncan is known by many. He was an actor that has starred in a lot of famous tv shows and movies. He has starred in Two and a Half Men, Family Guy, and many more.
  • Russel Means Died

    Russel Means Died
    On The Red Carpet
    Russel means was one of the leaders in the NAM (Native American Movement). He also acted in the move The Last of the Mohicans.
  • Mitch Lucker Died in a Motorcycle Accident

    Mitch Lucker Died in a Motorcycle Accident
    Loudwire
    Suicide Silence singer Mitch Lucker died at the age of 28 on Nov. 1 They held a benefit concert in California to help his wife and five year old daughter. People around the world are mourning his loss especially the rock community.
  • The first Hobbit movie comes out

    The first Hobbit movie comes out
    Coming Soon.net
    The prologue to the famous Lord of the Rings trilogy is now coming to theatres.