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Headlines From 2012 Events UK

Recipients love to read what was happening in the world on a date that has a special meaning to them, such as a birthday or anniversary, as it creates a fascinating connection with their past. A 2012 Newspaper offers the ultimate insight into 2012 news as it offers a true window into how the world once was, reported first hand from those living at that time. Birthday Newspapers offer a wonderful trip down memory lane, and the personal nature of this present will show that you have put a lot of thought into your gift.

Headlines From 2012 Events

Not only will your newspaper be a fantastic way to discover 2012 history but it will also be a treasured gift of high sentimental value. This is made even more special with the certificate of authenticity included with every 2012 newspaper, at no extra charge. This can be personalised with not only the recipients name and the occasion but also a personal message. Add the perfect finishing touch to this special gift with one of our many stunning presentation options, ranging from commemorative keepsake folders to beautifully crafted gift boxes.

These look great but will also help to store your 2012 newspaper so that it can be referred to and enjoyed for many years to come. Not just by the person receiving it but by future generations that will enjoy sharing trips down memory lane as the 2012 pictures, headlines and news reports bring back fond memories from the past.

Newspaper 2012 Article Coverage

Please see below for a breakdown of important events that happened in 2012 which are likely to be covered in your newspaper dependent on the date selected. If you're looking for specific 2012 news headlines then please feel free to contact our archivist team who are experts when it comes to researching old newspapers from this significant period of historical interest.

Date Event
January 9th 2012Football star, Lionel Messi wins the FIFA Ballon d’Or for the second consecutive year.
January 19th 2012Megaupload.com is shut down by the FBI for alleged copyright infringement. Hacker group Anonymous respond by attacking government and entertainment industry websites.
January 29th 2012Director, Eugene Jarecki’s “The House I Live In” wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic at the 28th Sundance Film Festival.
February 6th 2012Queen Elizabeth II becomes the only second British Monarch to mark their 60th anniversary.
March 4th 2012Amid allegations of voter fraud, Vladimir Putin wins Russian presidential election.
March 22ndFor their role in the Plan de Sanchez massacre in 1982, five former Guatemalan paramilitaries are sentenced to 7,710 years in jail.
May 2nd 2012Norwegian Painter and Print Maker, Edvard Munch’s pastel version of ‘The Scream’ sells at auction for $119,922,500.
July 10th 2012The American Episcopal Church becomes the first to approve a rite of blessing gay marriages.
July 18thSupreme Leader of North Korea, Kim Jong-un is officially appointed Supreme Leader of North Korea. He’s also given the rank of Marshal in the Korean People’s Army.
August 16th 2012Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange is granted political asylum by Ecuador.
November 16th 2012Grossing $500 million in 24 hours, ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 2’ becomes the biggest entertainment launch of all time.
December 11th 2012British Physicist, Stephen Hawking, wins the most lucrative academic prize in the world; the $3 million Fundamental Physics Prize.
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A Newspaper From 2012

Shown as an example of papers printed at this time (click to enlarge).