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Notable Historical Events in 2008 on the 12th

2008Anna Kournikova and Andy Roddick defeat Martina Navratilova and Jesse Levine in a match for charity, raising over $400,000 for the Elton John AIDS Foundation and Atlanta AIDS Partnership Fund

200842nd Country Music Association Award: Kenny Chesney, Carrie Underwood & Brad Paisley wins

Historical Events in 2008 on the 12th
Date Event
May 12
2008 Wenchuan earthquake (measuring around 8.0 magnitude) occurs in Sichuan, China, killing over 69,000 people 
Jun 12
Ireland rejects the Lisbon Treaty in a referendum, thus putting into question the reform programme of the European Union. 
Oct 12
Anna Kournikova and Andy Roddick defeat Martina Navratilova and Jesse Levine in a match for charity, raising over $400,000 for the Elton John AIDS Foundation and Atlanta AIDS Partnership Fund 
Nov 12
42nd Country Music Association Award: Kenny Chesney, Carrie Underwood & Brad Paisley wins 
Dec 12
Andrei Klepach, a deputy economics minister of Russia, states that Russia has entered the recession, with two quarters of contraction expected, meaning Russia will fall short of reaching the 6.8% growth forecast for 2008 
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