2012 Newspapers

Are you looking for a way to read about the year 2012, or a specific date that occurred in this year? With a Historic Newspaper, you not only receive a carefully preserved original newspaper, but can also order a personalized certificate of authenticity – customized for the occasion and recipient of the item, as well as a beautiful presentation box which is great for storage.

An original newspaper is not only an educational and informative part of history, but can be a meaningful gift to commemorate a significant date. A 2012 newspaper will tell you everything you need to know about the year, the historic events that were documented within the publications at the time, and the opinions and concerns from the nation.

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2012 Newspapers

2012 Newspaper Headlines

2012 newspaper headlines were made when Queen Elizabeth celebrated her 60th anniversary, and when Vladimir Putin won the Russian presidential elections amidst fraudulent allegations in February and March. London also held the 2012 Olympics at Olympic Park. The year 2012 was a catalyst for incredible news articles, attracting global attention. If you are looking to explore the year in further detail, there is no better way than through an original newspaper.

January 9, 2012
Football star, Lionel Messi wins the FIFA Ballon d’Or for the second consecutive year.

January 19, 2012
Megaupload.com is shut down by the FBI for alleged copyright infringement. Hacker group Anonymous respond by attacking government and entertainment industry websites.

January 29, 2012
Director, Eugene Jarecki’s The House I Live In wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic at the 28th Sundance Film Festival.

February 6, 2012
Queen Elizabeth II of England becomes the only second British Monarch to mark their 60th anniversary.

February 11, 2012 
Whitney Houston is found dead in her suite at the Los Angeles Beverly Hilton Hotel at the age of 48. Her death coincided with the 2012 Grammy Awards, triggered a worldwide outpouring of grief and later crippled some major websites and services.

February 26, 2011 
The 84th Academy Awards takes place, with The Artist winning five Academy Awards, including Best Picture. This is the first silent film to win such an award since Wings in 1927.

February 29, 2011 
Tornados hit the Midwestern United States and kill 14 people, six in Harrisburg, Illinois.

March 4, 2012
Amid allegations of voter fraud, Vladimir Putin wins Russian presidential election.

March 22, 2012
For their role in the Plan de Sanchez massacre in 1982, five former Guatemalan paramilitaries are sentenced to 7,710 years in jail.

May 2, 2012
Norwegian Painter and Print Maker, Edvard Munch’s pastel version of ‘The Scream’ sells at auction for $119,922,500.

May 9, 2012 
President Obama becomes the first sitting U.S. President to announce support for gay marriage.

June 17, 2012 
In golf, American Webb Simpson wins the U.S. Open.

July 10, 2012
The American Episcopal Church becomes the first to approve a rite of blessing gay marriages.

July 18, 2012
Supreme 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.

July 27, 2012
The London Olympic games begin.

August 16, 2012
Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange is granted political asylum by Ecuador.

August 25, 2012 
American astronaut and the first person to walk on the moon, Neil Armstrong, dies at the age of 82.

October 29, 2012 
Hurricane Sandy hits the Eastern seaboard and causes destruction, especially in the states of New Jersey and New York. The superstorm causes almost 50 deaths in the states and leaves more than 8 million customers without electricity.

November 6, 2012 
Barack Obama is reelected President of the United States.

November 16, 2012
Grossing $500 million in 24 hours, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 becomes the biggest entertainment launch of all time.

December 11, 2012
British Physicist, Stephen Hawking, wins the most lucrative academic prize in the world; the $3 million Fundamental Physics Prize.

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Paula Torelli November 15 2022

It was the perfect gift. Very happy with it.

Karen Wolfarth November 11 2022

Very cool you can get a copy of an old newspaper. My dad loves history so it was the perfect 75th birthday gift.

Janelle Guthrie October 26 2022

Fabulous and beautiful

Debbie October 20 2022

The Newspaper was a perfect gift on my Uncles 90th birthday. He was very pleased. The price for this gift was very reasonable for the quality! I ordered the paper with personalized card and the box.

Megan Sieve October 10 2022

The paper was delivered in great condition, especially since it was published in 1952! It was given as my step-dads 70th birthday present. He absolutely loved it!

Celisse Cunningham October 7 2022

Very good quality and true to the description

Hope N October 5 2022

This is the 2nd time I have ordered from them and will continue to do so in the future

Saira Mc Dowell October 1 2022

It was amazing to see someone’s eyes light up when they received it

Amos Morrow September 20 2022

Remarkable gift! A copy of the New York Times from the day my son was born FORTY FIVE YEARS AGO! Amazing! Right off the news stand! I will return for more! This is unbelievable.

Jennifer Bodendorf August 30 2022

This is exactly what it says. An old newspaper. But it’s been cared for and protected so that it can be opened and read. I bought this for my dad as a gift for his 75th birthday. I think he will love looking through the paper and see what what happening on the day of his birth.