According to Gregory calendar, on December 12, the day number in a year is 347 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 348. 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.

Important Historical Events of 12 December in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1531According to traditional Catholic accounts, Blessed Virgin Mary's image was miraculously inscribed on Juan Diegosilma.
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.
1862The American Civil War-USS Cairo was submerged in the Yaju River, a first armored ship by a naval mine.
1872Balkrishna Shivaram Munje, a freedom fighter and president of the Hindu Mahasabha, was born.
1901G. Marconi first sent a radio message to Atlantic. The dialogue took place from Cornwall in England to Newfoundland in Canada.
1901Guglillmo Marconi received the first transatalanic radio for Signalhill, New Johnfandandland from Poldhu Wireless Station, England, England.
1913Vincenzo Perugia, arrested for trying to sell the Mona Lisa in the city of Florence.
1913After the robbery from the Laurevar Museum in Paris, Mona Lisa's painting is recovered from the Italian waiter Vinseenzo Perugia's hotel room.
1914The New York Stock Exchange reopened.
1915Chinese President Yuwan Xi Ki restored the monarchy and declared himself Emperor of China.
1915The President of the Republic of China again reinstated the monarchy and declared himself an emperor.
1917543 people died after the derailment of a French army train in the French Alps.
1917500 soldiers have died after the train derailed in Moden, France.
1923In Italy, the Po River dam burst, killing 600 people.
1925Chile inaugurates the National Bird Festival.
1935The Nazi Lebanesborn program, which was later wrong to get involved in the incorrect breeding, was established to make predictions for the wives of SS members and unmarried mothers.
1935The birth program of Nazi Lebanes, which was later accidentally attached to the tremendous breeding, was provided provisionally for the wives of SS members and unmarried mothers.
1937Japan apologizes by Japan for the sinking of the American gunbot Panay in Chinese Water which was caused by the invasion of China by Japan's aircraft during the Japanese war.
1939The nervousness of the Royal Navy Dutant HMS Duchess was overwhelmed by HMS Barham, escorting and drowned with great loss of life.
1942The Second World War-German soldiers started Operation Winter Strom, preparation for war to relieve Axis forces during the war.
1959The United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Uncomputed Outer Space was established.
1964Famous Hindi poet and litterateur Maithilisharan Gupta died.
1964Jomo became the first President of Kenyata Republic of Kenyata.
1975The six -day ban at Balcomb Street in London ended peacefully after freeing and surrendering four hostages to four Ira gunmen.
1980The US changed the copyright law to include computer programs.
1985Arrow Air Flight 1285 crashed after flying in 256, including 248 members of the US Airforce's 101st Airborne Division, flying in the land and Labrador.
1988Clifam Junction in South London collided between three trains, 35 people killed and several others were injured in the morning.
1988Three trains collided near London's Clafham Junction Station (Picture of debris) 35 people died and 500 were injured.
1997The 1997 FIFA Confederation Cup began in Saudi Arabia.
2001Winona Ryder was arrested from Beverly Hills, California on charges of theft.
2006Vietnam was reported to be involved in the World Trade Organization on 11 January 2007, making him the 150th member. This step confirms a good 12 -year wait to join Hanoi's WTO.
2007A Peru court sentenced former President Alberto Fujimaro to six years imprisonment and a fine of $ 13,000.
2007The International Olympic Committee stripped Marin Jones, who won five medals at the 2000 Summer Olympics, when it admitted to taking a banned substance.
2008Switzerland has joined the Schengen Agreement, it has become the 25th European country to do so through which passport check crosses will be abolished.
2009The Denmark police have arrested around 900 of the thousands of people gathered in Copenhagen to request more action on climate change and global warming.
2010Two deaths, road closure, flight cancellations and Hubbert H. About three feet of snow fell in the flat roof of Humphord Metrodomin Minianpolis, Minnesota.
2015First woman member elected in municipal council election in Saudi Arabia.
627A Bijantin army under Emperor Heraklias defeated the Persian army of Emperor Khosrau II under the command of General Shehzad near Mosul in Iraq.

Important Historical Events of 12 December in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1911The capital of India, Calcutta (now Kolkata) was replaced by Delhi.
1971All facilities and out-of-pocket expenses provided by the Indian Parliament to former kings were canceled.
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.

Important Days of 12 December National & International Days 🏁

Indigenous DayNational Day
International Day of NeutralityInternational Day
International Universal Health Coverage DayInternational Day
Universal Health Coverage DayInternational Day
Kenya Jamhuri DayNational Day

Famous People's Birthdays on 12 December 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1699Fateh Singh / Soldier / India
1919B. B. Nimbalkar / Cricketer / India
1925Dattu Phadkar / Cricketer / India
1935V. Rama Rao / Politician / India
1940Sharad Pawar / Politician / India
1949Gopinath Munde / Politician / India
1950Rajinikanth / Actor / India
1952Herb Dhaliwal / Politician / India
1981Yuvraj Singh / Cricketer / India

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