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2012 (MMXII) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (dominical letter AG), the 2012th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 12th year of the 3rd millennium, the 12th year of the 21st century, and the 3rd year of the 2010s decade.
- September 20, 2012, Etenne become a BoyWiki curator and takes over the day to day operation of the English language BoyWiki.
- Operation Yewtree (also known as the Yewtree Inquisition and the Savile Inquisition) a police investigation into historical sexual abuse allegations in the UK began in October 2012