2012 in Belgium

Events in the year 2012 in Belgium.

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2012
in
Belgium

Decades:
See also:Other events of 2012
List of years in Belgium

IncumbentsEdit

EventsEdit

February
  • 3 to 4 February – The traffic record is broken in Belgium due to excessive snowfall, 1,275 kilometres of traffic.
March
  • 13 March – Sierre coach crash: a bus with Belgian and Dutch schoolchildren crashes in a tunnel near Sierre, Switzerland, killing 28 and injuring 24.
  • 16 March – National day of mourning for the victims of the Sierre coach crash.[3]
June
September
  • 17 September – Flemish commercial TV channel VT4 relaunched as VIER.
October
December
  • 9 December – The Benelux train serving Amsterdam and Brussels is replaced by the Fyra high speed train.

SportsEdit

DeathsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Belgian King Philippe sworn in". BBC News. 21 July 2013. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Belgian king begins talks on forming new government". www.irishtimes.com. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  3. ^ "Belgian day of national mourning for coach crash dead". BBC News. 16 March 2012. Retrieved 1 July 2017.
  4. ^ "Ford Genk sluit in 2014". De Standaard (in Dutch). 24 October 2012. Retrieved 1 July 2017.
  5. ^ "Jenson Button wins Belgian Grand Prix while Lewis Hamilton crashes out". The Guardian. 2 September 2012. Retrieved 1 July 2017.