by: arualjd

2012 certainly packed a year's worth of events into itself and no mistake. But can you remember what actually happened?

  1. 1

    Which former of head of state was sentenced on 30 May to fifty years in prison for aiding and abetting war crimes and crimes against humanity?

  2. 2

    What was the name of the royal barge, which carried the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh during her Diamond Jubilee celebrations?

  3. 3

    The second and last solar transit this century of which planet occurred between June 5th and 6th?

  4. 4

    Who became the first person other than a head of state, the first woman from abroad and the first Asian citizen to address both houses of the UK Parliament on June 21?

  5. 5

    Which famous animal. the last known member of his subspecies, died in the Galapagos National Park on June 24?

  6. 6

    Whose supposed remains were discovered in September beneath a car park in Leicester over 500 years after his death?

  7. 7

    A series of terrorist attacks on both US and Western European diplomatic buildings in September followed the screening of a YouTube trailer of which film?

  8. 8

    What is the name of the robotic rover at the Mars Science Laboratory, which successfully landed on Mars on 6 August?

  9. 9

    Wikileaks founder Julian Assange was granted political asylum by which country on August 16?

  10. 10

    To the nearest mile, how high was Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner when he jumped out of his Red Bull Stratos helium-filled balloon on 14 October?

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