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- For other uses, see 2012.
|years:||2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
(stardates from 2012.0)
|decades:||1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s 2020s 2030s 2040s|
|centuries:||20th century - 21st century - 22nd century|
2012 was, on Earth's calendar, the 13th year of the 21st century, and the third year of the 2010s decade. Although this was a time period before Human formulation of stardates, this era begins with stardate 2012.0.
- The Millennium Gate is completed in Portage Creek, Indiana on Earth's North American continent.
- A tragic disasters on Earth prompts the formation of the Global Transportation Consortium.
- By this year Renée Picard is attending a university.
- In an alternate timeline in which Khan Noonien Singh won the Eugenics Wars and Humanity underwent genetic engineering en masse, he and his followers conquered New York City in 2012.
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Births and deaths
- Brent S. Jay Raymond is born in Houston, Texas.
- Cheryl G. Raymond is born in Jolietville, Indiana.
- 29 February
- Davy Jones dies.
- 5 June
- Ray Bradbury dies.
- 23 July
- Sally Ride dies.
- 25 August
- Neil Armstrong dies.
- Rory Christopher is born to Shaun Christopher and his then-wife, Debbie Lauderdale.
- 27 December
- Norman Schwarzkopf dies.
- other notable people
- Hank Aaron • Buzz Aldrin • Pamela Anderson • Ann-Margret • Neil Armstrong • Margaret Atwood • Ernie Banks • Drew Barrymore • Barry Bonds • Boutros Boutros-Ghali • Ben Bova • Ray Bradbury • Kenneth Branagh • Ralph Branca • Dave Brubeck • Naomi Campbell • Jimmy Carter • Charles, Prince of Wales • Jaques Chirac • Katie Christopher • Kevin Christopher • Rory Christopher • Joan Collins • Max Allan Collins • Robert Crais • Olivia de Havilland • Robert De Niro • Cameron Diaz • Athene Donald • Frank Drake • Bob Dylan • Freeman Dyson • Clint Eastwood • Elizabeth II • Shepard Fairey • Vigdís Finnbogadóttir • Heidi Fleiss • Alice Fontana • Tera Franklin • Bill Gates • John Glenn • Patty Hearst • Hultquist • Davy Jones • Lady Gaga • Sumi Lee • Alexey Leonov • Debbie Lauderdale • James Lovell • Shirin Ludden • Elle Macpherson • Madonna • John Major • Lee Majors • Junior Mance • Johnny Mandel • Charles Manson • Willie Mays • Jennifer McCarthy • Paul McCartney • Larry McMurtry • Walter Mondale • Demi Moore • Elon Musk • Leonard Nimoy • Jocelyn O'Herlihy • Marcus O'Herlihy • Roger Penrose • Plummer • Nancy Reagan • Helen Reddy • Derek Redmond • Sally Ride • Donald Rumsfeld • Emilia Sakamoto • Claudia Schiffer • William Shatner • Simone • Will Smith • Patrick Stewart • Sharon Stone • Valentina Tereshkova • Frank J. Tipler • Andrew Wiles • Chuck Yeager • Jase Zero
References and notes
- Dates listed here reflect the official release date of publications; prose publications typically become available in the final weeks of the preceding month, but have no set release date; comics do have specific release days, which normally occur at intervals throughout their release month. All prose works are also released as ebooks.
- 31 January
- TOS comic: Star Trek—Legion of Super-Heroes, Issue 4, by Chris Roberson and Jeffrey Moy
- TOS comic: Star Trek #5, Operation: Annihilate, Part 1
- 28 February - The Original Series novel, That Which Divides, by Dayton Ward.
- TOS comic: Star Trek—Legion of Super-Heroes, Issue 5, by Chris Roberson and Jeffrey Moy
- TOS comic: Star Trek #6, Operation: Annihilate!, Part 2
- 12 March - An omnibus edition of Star Trek: Destiny, by David Mack.
- 13 March - IDW Publishing to release the first collected volume of the ongoing Star Trek comic series.
- 27 March - The final Vanguard novel, Storming Heaven, by David Mack.
- TOS comic: Star Trek—Legion of Super-Heroes, Issue 6, by Chris Roberson and Jeffrey Moy
- TOS comic: Star Trek #7, Vulcan's Vengeance, Part 1
- 19 April - Robinson reference book, A Brief Guide to Star Trek, by Brian J. Robb.
- 24 April - Department of Temporal Invesigations novel, Forgotten History, by Christopher L. Bennett.
- 8 May - "Unexpected Honor", Star Trek Online short story in Star Trek Magazine, by Christine Thompson.
- 29 May - Plagues of Night, first in a two-novel Typhon Pact story arc, by David R. George III.
- TOS comic: Star Trek #8, Vulcan's Vengeance, Part 2
- TOS comic: Star Trek #9, The Return of the Archons, Part 1
- TNG comic: Assimilation², Issue 1.
- 12 June - Applause Books reference book, Star Trek FAQ, by Mark Clark.
- 26 June - Starfleet Academy novel, The Assassination Game, by Alan Gratz.
- 26 June - Raise the Dawn, the second book in David R. George III's two novel Typhon Pact story arc.
- TNG comic: Assimilation², Issue 2
- 31 July - Titan novel, Fallen Gods, by Michael A. Martin.
- TOS comic: Star Trek #10, The Return of the Archons, Part 2
- TOS comic: Star Trek #11, The Truth About Tribbles, Part 1
- TNG comic: Assimilation², Issue 3
- 28 August - Voyager novel, The Eternal Tide, by Kirsten Beyer.
- TOS comic: Star Trek #12, The Truth About Tribbles, Part 2
- TNG comic: Assimilation², Issue 4
- 25 September - Typhon Pact novel, Brinkmanship, by Una McCormack
- TOS comic: Star Trek #13, IDW Star Trek, Issue 13
- TNG comic: Assimilation², Issue 5
- TNG comic: Hive, Issue 1
- 1 October - Abrams Books reference book, Star Trek: The Next Generation 365.
- 2 October - TOS/Vanguard enovella, In Tempest's Wake, by Dayton Ward
- 15 October - Voyageur Books reference book, Star Trek: The Complete Unauthorized History, by Bob Greenberger.
- 30 October - The Next Generation novel, Cold Equations #1: The Persistence of Memory, by David Mack
- TOS comic: Star Trek #14, IDW Star Trek, Issue 14
- TNG comic: Assimilation², Issue 6
- 5 November - Haynes Publishing reference book, Klingon Bird of Prey Owners' Workshop Manual, by Rick Sternbach and Ben Robinson.
- 27 November - The Next Generation novel Cold Equations #2: Silent Weapons, by David Mack
- TOS comic: Star Trek #15, Mirrored, Part 1
- TNG comic: Assimilation², Issue 7
- TNG comic: Hive, Issue 2
- 4 December - 47North reference book, Federation: The First 150 Years, by David A. Goodman
- 26 December - The Next Generation novel Cold Equations #3: The Body Electric, by David Mack
- TOS comic: Star Trek #16, Mirrored, Part 2
- TNG comic: Assimilation², Issue 8
- TNG comic: Hive, Issue 3