December 12 in History – What happened on 12 December in Past

✅ Published on December 12th, 2020 in December in History

12 December - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on December 12, the day number in a year is 346 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 347. December 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.

December 12 in History - Top Historical Events ⚡

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
627A Byzantine army under Emperor Heraclius defeated EmperorKhosrau II's Persian forces, commanded by General Rhahzadh, nearpresent-day Mosul, Iraq.
1531According to traditional Catholic accounts, the image of the Blessed Virgin Mary miraculously appeared imprinted on Juan Diego'stilma.
1716The Secretary of the Northern Department in the British Government has been demoted from his office as Secretary of State and transferred by James Stanhope, 1st Earl Stanhope.
1765The Gadget of Pennsylvania reports that the recently established postage stamps for the royal colony of North Carolina include Drs. Huston resigned from his post in protest at the Stamp Act.
1787Pennsylvania became the second province to adopt the Constitution of America.
1800Washington DC was made the capital of America.
1804Spain declared war on the United Kingdom.
1816The throne of Sicily and Naples merged into two Kingdom of Sicily under King Ferdinand I.
1862American Civil War-The USS Cairo was sunk in the Yazoo River,the first armored ship sunk by a naval mine.
1872Balkrishna Shivaram Munje, a freedom fighter and president of the Hindu Mahasabha, was born.
1901Guglielmo Marconi received the first transatlantic radiosignal, from Poldhu Wireless Station in Cornwall, England, to SignalHill in St. John's, Newfoundland.
1901G. Marconi first sent a radio message to Atlantic. The dialogue took place from Cornwall in England to Newfoundland in Canada.
1911The capital of India, Calcutta (now Kolkata) was replaced by Delhi.
1913Following its robbery from the Louvre Museum of Paris, the painting of Mona Lisa is recovered from the Italian waiter Vincenzo Peruggia's hotel room.
1913Vincenzo Perugia, arrested for trying to sell the Mona Lisa in the city of Florence.
1914The New York Stock Exchange reopened.
1915President Yuan Shikai of the Republic of China reinstated themonarchy and declared himself Emperor.
1915Chinese President Yuwan Xi Ki restored the monarchy and declared himself Emperor of China.
1917A train derailment in Modane, France has led to the death of 500 soldiers.
1917543 people died after the derailment of a French army train in the French Alps.
1923In Italy, the Po River dam burst, killing 600 people.
1925Chile inaugurates the National Bird Festival.
1935The Nazi Lebensborn programme, which was later mistakenlybelieved to engage in coercive breeding, was established to provideassistance to the wives of SS members and unmarried mothers.
1935The Nazi Lebens born programme, which was later mistakenly believed to engage in coercive breeding, was established to provideassistance to the wives of SS members and unmarried mothers.
1937Japan apologizes for the sinking of the U.S. Gunboat Panay in Chinese waters which was caused by a Japanese aircraft during Japan’s war of invasion against China.
1939The Royal Navy destroyer HMS Duchess was rammed by thebattleship HMS Barham she was escorting and sank with heavy loss oflife.
1942World War II-German troops began Operation Winter Storm, anattempt to relieve encircled Axis forces during the Battle ofStalingrad.
1959The United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Uncomputed Outer Space was established.
1964Jomo Kenyatta became the first President of the Republic ofKenya.
1964Famous Hindi poet and litterateur Maithilisharan Gupta died.
1971All facilities and out-of-pocket expenses provided by the Indian Parliament to former kings were canceled.
1975A six-day restriction peacefully came to an end at Balcombe Street in London after four IRA gunmen freed two hostages and surrendered.
1980The US changed the copyright law to include computer programs.
1981India's famous all-rounder Yuvraj Singh was born. He has 1900 runs and 9 wickets in 40 Tests and 8329 runs and 11 wickets in 293 ODIs.
1985Arrow Air Flight 1285 crashed after take off in Gander, New found land and Labrador, killing 256, including 248 members of the US Army's 101st Airborne Division.
1988A collision between three trains during morning rush hour at Clapham Junction in south London, leads to the death of 35 people and injuring many others.
1988Three trains collided near Clapham Junctionrailway station in London killing 35 people and injuring 500.
1997The 1997 FIFA Confederation Cup began in Saudi Arabia.
2001Winona Ryder was arrested from Beverly Hills, California on charges of theft.
2006Vietnam is reported to join the World Trade Organization on January 11, 2007 making it the 150th member. The move confirms Hanoi's a good 12 year wait to join the WTO.
2007The International Olympic Committee strips sprinter Marion Jones of five medals from the 2000 Summer Olympics after she admits to having taken banned substances.
2007A Peru court sentenced former President Alberto Fujimaro to six years imprisonment and a fine of $ 13,000.
2008Switzerland has joined the Schengen Agreement, making it the 25th European country to do so through which cross-border passport checks will be eliminated.
2009The police in Denmark have arrested about 900 of the thousands of people who had assembled in Copenhagen to request for more action on climate change and global warming.
2010A blizzard in the mid western US states of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois and Michigan dropping about three feet of snow results in two deaths, road closures, flight cancellations and the inflatable roof of the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodomein Minneapolis, Minnesota, collapsing.
2015First woman member elected in municipal council election in Saudi Arabia.

Famous Birthdays of December 12 😀:

YearName / Profession / Country
1925Dattu Phadkar / Cricketer / India
1842Adolf Bötticher / Journalist / Germany
1977Colin White / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
1936Iolanda Balaș / Educator / Romania
1976Lloyd Owusu / Footballer / Ghana
1969Michael Möllenbeck / Discus Thrower / Germany
1915Frank Sinatra / Actor / United States of America
1908Gustav Ernesaks / Conductor / Estonia
1966Royce Gracie / Actor / United States of America
1909Hans Keilson / Author / Netherlands
1962Ulrike Tillmann / Academic / Germany
1949Gopinath Munde / Politician / India
1959Jasper Conran / Fashion Designer / United Kingdom
1949Gopinath Munde / Politician / India
1951Rehman Malik / Politician / Pakistan
1949Bill Nighy / Actor / United Kingdom
1963Eduardo Castro Luque / Politician / Mexico
1973Walter Otta / Footballer / Argentina
1968Laurie Williams / Cricketer / Jamaica
1962Tracy Austin / Tennis Player / United States of America
1938Connie Francis / Actress / United States of America
1962Arturo Barrios / Runner / United States of America
1909Karen Morley / Actress / United States of America
1943Sadeq Tabatabaei / Politician / Iran
1988Isaac John / Rugby Player / New Zealand
1876Alvin Kraenzlein / Runner / United States of America
1919Olivia Barclay / Author / United Kingdom
1881Harry Warner / Business Man / United States of America
1949Marc Ravalomanana / Politician / Madagascar
1779Madeleine Sophie Barat / Saint / France

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