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

✅ Published on July 12th, 2019 in July in History

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

According to Gregory calendar, on July 12, the day number in a year is 193 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 194. July 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.

July 12 in History - Top Historical Events ⚡

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
927Æthelstan, King of England, secured a pledge from Constantine II of Scotland that the latter would not ally with Vikingkings.
1489Bahlul Khan Lodi, the founder of the Lodi dynasty, died in Delhi.
1493The Nuremberg Chronicle, one of the best-documented earlyprinted books, was first published.
1543King Henry VIII of England married Catherine Parr, his sixthand last wife, at Hampton Court Palace.
1561Saint Basil's Cathedral, located at the geographic center ofMoscow, was consecrated.
1673A defense federation was signed between the Netherlands and Denmark.
1674Shivaji signed a friendship contract with the East India Company.
1690Under the leadership of William of Orange, the Protestants defeated the Roman Catholic army.
1704Stanislav Leszczynski was made king of Poland.
1730Lorenzo Corsini was elected as Pope Clemens XII.
1774Citizens of Carlisle, Pennsylvania, passed the symbolic Declaration of Independence.
1776Third voyage of Captain James cook began. He was the British explorer and navigator. He discovered the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. He also discovered Hawaiian archipelagos during his third voyage.
1789French Revolution-Journalist Camille Desmoulins gave animpassioned speech protesting the dismissal of finance minister JacquesNecker the day before, inspiring listeners to storm the Bastille twodays later.
1794Horatio Nelson lost sight in his right eye in a British army operation at Calvi in ​​Corsica.
1799Maharaja Ranjit Singh conquered the Lahore and became the maharaja of Punjab. He is known as the ruler of five rivers. He was one who established the Sikh kingdom in Indian subcontinent. He defeated Bhangi Misl in for Lahore.
1799Ranjit Singh took possession of Lahore from Bhangi Misl, an important step towards establishing the Sikh Empire and becoming Maharaja of Punjab.
1801French Revolutionary Wars-A squadron of British Royal Navyships of the line defeated a larger squadron of ships from the Spanish Navy and French Navy in the Gut of Gibraltar.
1801France and Spain were defeated by Britain in the Battle of Algeciras.
1801In the Second Battle of Algeciras, the British army defeated the French and Spanish forces.
1812The US invaded Canada in Windsor, Ontario.
1823The first steam ship built in India 'Diana' was unveiled in Calcutta (now Kolkata).
1843Joseph Smith, Jr., founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, proclaimed a revelation recommending polygamy.
1862The Medal of Honour was authorized by US Congress. It is the USA’s highest military honour. It is given to the military personnel only. It has three different versions. One is for navy, one is for army and one for airforce.
1874Ontario Agricultural College was established.
1912Queen Elizabeth became the first foreign film to be released in the US.
1917Vigilantes forcibly deported about 1,300 striking mine workers, their supporters, and innocent bystanders from Bisbee, Arizona, US, to New Mexico.
1918An explosion in the ammunition magazine of the Japanesebattleship Kawachi resulted in the loss of over 600 officers andcrewmen.
1918The Japanese warship exploded in the Gulf of Tokayam. In which 500 people died.
1920The Soviet- Lithuania treaty was signed between Soviet Union and Lithuania. The Lithuania was recognized as a sovereign country by Soviet Union. This treaty allowed the Lithuania to move its armed forces through the region during war against Poland.
1935Belgium diplomatically recognized the Soviet Union.
1939Trinidad and Tobago Red Cross Society was established.
1943Battle of Prokhorovka took place. It was fought between the armies of Soviet Union and Germany. It was one of the largest numbered tank battles. It was fought during 2nd world war. The battle took place on the land of soviet Union.
1943World War II-German and Soviet forces engaged each other at the Battle of Prokhorovka, one of the largest tank battles in military history.
1948Israeli PM ordered to expel all Palestinians from Israeli cities Lod and Ramla. This event occurred during the Israel- arab war. Around 70000 Palestinians were expelled from the region. The operation was done after the invasion of cities by Israeli Defence Forces.
1948Arab–Israeli War-Israeli Defense Force officer Yitzhak Rabinsigned the order to expel Palestinians from the towns of Lod and Ramla.
1960Orlyonok was established in Russian SFSR. It was a young pioneer camp. It was given status of a federal state by country. It is an educational camp centre for children aged between 10 and 16. It is situated on eastern shore near black sea.
1962British rock band The Rolling Stones played their first concertat the Marquee Club in London.
1963In Gorton, England, 16-year-old Pauline Reade disappeared, thefirst victim of Ian Brady and Myra Hindley in the Moors murders.
1966Indira Gandhi visited Moscow.
1967Greek military rule cut 480 Greek pieces of his citizenship.
1970The severe floods in the Alaknanda River killed 600 people.
1971The Australian Aboriginal Flag, one of the official flags ofAustralia, was flown for the first time.
1975Sao Tome and Principe announced its independence from Portugal. It is situated in the gulf of guinea, near the west coast of central Africa. It is comprised of two archipelagos and some small islands. It is a Portuguese speaking country.
1975Sao Tome and Principe declared independence in Portugal
1976Barbara Jordan was the first African-American to attend a political conference.
1979Kiribati became independent from United Kingdom. It is an island country. It is situated in central Pacific Ocean. It is comprised of 33 different types of islands and reefs. South Tarawa is the capital of country.
1979Rowdy fans at Comiskey Park in Chicago stormed the field duringa promotional event in which a crate of disco records was blown up.
1982Checker Motors Corporation Automobile ceased production.
1986The Homosexual Law Reform Act became law in New Zealand,decriminalising consensual homosexual sex.
1993There was a 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Japan. In which 160 people were killed.
1994Palestinian Liberation Organization president Yasser Arafat came to the Gaza Strip after leading a 27-year exile.
1998France beat Brazil 3–0 in the Football World Cup final.
1999Film artist Rajendra Kumar died in Mumbai at the age of 71.
2001Friendship' bus service between India and Bangladesh Agartala and Dhaka started.
2005Prince Albert II was enthroned as the current reigning monarch of Monaco.
2006Operation True Promise was initiated by Hezbollah against Israel. Hezbollah attacked a military patrol convoy of Israeli army on Israel border. Total 8 Israeli soldiers were killed and two were captured by Hezbollah militants. Israel responded immediately and declared a state of war against Hezbollah of Lebanon.
2006Hezbollah forces crossed the Israel–Lebanon border and attacked Israeli military positions while firing rockets and mortars atIsraeli towns, sparking a five-week war.
2007Two US Army AH-64 Apache helicopters conducted a series of air-to-ground attacks in Baghdad; classified cockpit gunsight footage wasreleased to the Internet in 2010.
2012Wrestler and Bollywood artist Dara Singh passed away.
2012200 people were killed in Tremsey by the Syrian army.
2013Eminent hero, villain and character actor Pran of Hindi films passed away.



Famous Birthdays of July 12 😀:

YearName / Profession / Country
1947Richard C. McCarty / Academic / United States of America
1954Robert Carl / Composer / United States of America
1969Chantal Jouanno / Politician / France
1974Parvin Dabas / Actor / India
1965Sanjay Manjrekar / Cricketer / India
1937Lionel Jospin / Politician / France
1970Aure Atika / Actress / France
1957Dave Semenko / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
1952Voja Antonić / Journalist / Serbia
1986JP Pietersen / Rugby Player / South Africa
1925Albert Lance / Tenor / France
1950Eric Carr / Writer / United States of America
1985Gianluca Curci / Footballer / Italy
1971Kristi Yamaguchi / Figure Skater / United States of America
1951Cheryl Ladd / Actress / United States of America
1990Chasen Shreve / Baseball Player / United States of America
1927Conte Candoli / Trumpet Player / United States of America
1944Delia Ephron / Author / United States of America
1917Andrew Wyeth / Artist / United States of America
1468Juan del Encina / Poet / Spain
1878Peeter Põld / Politician / Estonia
1972Travis Best / Basketball Player / United States of America
1477Jacopo Sadoleto / Cardinal / Italy
1850Otto Schoetensack / Academic / Germany
1863Albert Calmette / Physician / France
1976Dan Boyle / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
1994Kanako Momota / Singer / Japan
1923René Favaloro / Surgeon / Argentina
1984Jonathan Lewis / Footballer / United States of America
1968Catherine Plewinski / Swimmer / France

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