According to Gregory calendar, on August 12, the day number in a year is 225 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 226. August 12 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

Important Historical Events of 12 August in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1323The Republic of Sweden and Novgorod signed the Treaty of Noteburgato temporarily ending the Swedish-Novgorodian wars.
1549French armies captured the ambulances of England.
1602Emperor Akbar's minister Abul Fazal was killed at the behest of Salim Mirza, who later became Emperor Jahangir.
1665The English fleet defeated the Dutch fleet.
1676Puritons and his native American colleagues killed the Vampano Ampanosechem Metacomat ('King Philip'), essentially ending the Kingfillip's war.
1812Peninsular War: After the Battle of Salamanca, the combined English and Portuguese forces under the command of Wellington entered Madrid.
1813Austria declared war on France.
1822St. David's College was founded in modern day University of Wales, Lampeter) Wales by Bishop Thomas Burgess of St. Wales.
1833The city of Chicago was established in America.
1873A peace treaty was signed between the Khiva of Imperial Russia and Khanate, making it a Russian protectorate.
1877American astronomer Asaf Hall discovered Dimos, smaller than two Moon of Mars.
1879The first National Archery Association tournament was set in Chicago.
1883The last known Keta, which is a subspecies of the field, passed away at the Artis Magistra Zoo in Amsterdam.
1883Last known quota, a sub-species of Zebra, Artis Magistra Zoo died in Amsterdam.
1898Spanish-American War: American and Spanish Forces Abolished in Cuba.
1908Henry Ford's car company created the first car model.
1920The Warsaw battle between Poland and Russia began.
1927Burdo Thodol was first published as The Tibetan Book of the Dead in the United States.
1936Diver Marjorie Gestring became the youngest Olympic gold medalist of 13 years (268 days).
1944After a week, after discriminatory killing of citizens in Vola, Warsaw, Poland, SS General Eric von Dem Bach-Zelevski ordered that any remaining pole be sent to labor or concentration camps.
1944The Battle of Falize Pocket began.
1950Members of the Korean War-North Korean People's Army imprisoned American prisoners of the war.
1952Thirteen Jewish poets were hanged in Moscow for espionage for false confessions.
1955The famous German novelist Thomas Mann died. He gained a lot of fame from his The Magic Mountain novel.
1961The Federal Maritime Commission was established in the United States.
1964Due to the terms of the IOC, South Africa has been stopped from the Olympic Games in Tokyo, including refusal to demolish its' apiced policies. South Africa was not admitted to the Olympics in 1992 even after 28 years of suspension.
1969Riots erupted in the Boguside region of the dairy and spread across North Ireland.
1971Syria ended diplomatic relations with Jordan due to a border dispute.
1972Oil tankers hit Oswega Guardian and Texanita Stillby, South Africa.
1981IBM revealed its first individual computer, IBM 5150, which was sold at a price of $ 1,600 as an original figure, but fully with a 64 kB RAM and a single 5 1/4 inch floppy drive To buy functional PCs and it was priced at $ 3,525.
1981IBM Personal Computer, Original version and IBM PC Sangat Hardware Forum were introduced.
1981IBM introduced its first personal computer, which was priced at 16 thousand dollars.
1985Japan Airlines flight 123, crashed at the ridge of Mounttattamghara in Gumma province, Japan, killing 524 in the world's worst single-union aviation disaster.
1985Japan Airlines Flight 123 crashed in Japan, killing 520 people, the worst single plane crash in history)
1990American peliytologist Suendricason found the most full group in Tirenosaurus which was sometimes found near Faith, South Dakota, US.
1990The skeletons of Tyrannosaurus rex or 't rex' were found by the researchers. With the help of this skeleton, scientists came to know many things about the process of development of organisms.
2000Oscar category submarine K-141 Kursk's dandruff navyxploded and drowned in the Barents Sea during a military exercise.
2002Russia's nuclear submarine sank after a blast that killed all 118 people on board.
2005In an attempt of immigration in the United States, 104 ecuadors are killed when their ship sinks into the Pacific Ocean. However, 9 people have been rescued after staying in the sea for two days.
2007The fossil residue of an ancient ul forest of about 8 million years old is found in a coal mine in Bükkábrány in Hungary.
2008The Treasury Department of the United States bans five Iranian companies to assist the development of Iran's nuclear program.
2009Astronomers have discovered the planet called WASP-17B, the first planet that revolves in the opposite direction of its star spin.
2010Scientists announced the discovery of a chemical compound that destroys the fertility of bacteria, which are antibiotic-resistant.
2012The 30th Olympic Games ended in London.
2014Artur Avila, Manjulbhargava, Martin Hair, and Maryam Mirzakhani are presented with fields medals. Mirzakhani became the first woman and first Iranian fields medalist
30Cleopatra VII philosopher, the last ruler of the Egyptian tolemic dynasty, allegedly committed suicide through an asp cutting.

Important Historical Events of 12 August in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1765The Mughal ruler handed over the Diwali of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa to the East India Company. It is considered an important event in political and constitutional history.
1909The Indianapolis Motor Speed ​​Way opened in the United States.
1919Vikram Sarabhai, the father of the Indian space program, was born in Ahmedabad.
1990The skeleton of Tiranosaurus Rex is found in the Chennine River Indian Reservation, South Dakota. It appears to be the most complete skeleton of T-Rex so far and is named after Seoul Hendricson, who was a fossilist finding him. The lawsuit (T-Rex) can now be praised in the Museum of Natural History in Chicago, Illinois.
2009India's famous economist C. Rangarajan was appointed as the chairman of the Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council.
2013India launched its first aircraft carrier, INS Vikrant.

Important Days of 12 August National & International Days 🏁

World Elephant DayInternational Day
International Youth DayInternational Day

Famous People's Birthdays on 12 August 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1902K. G. Ambegaonkar / Civil Servant / India
1918Guy Gibson / Pilot / India
1919Vikram Sarabhai / Academic / India
1919Vikram Sarabhai / Scientist / India
1948Siddaramaiah / Politician / India
1972Gyanendra Pandey / Cricketer / India
1987Vanessa Watts / Cricketer / India

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