According to Gregory calendar, on May 12, the day number in a year is 133 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 134. May 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 May in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1364Kasimir III of Poland released a royal charter for the establishment of the oldest university in Jagliolonian University, the country.
1459Rao Jodha founded Jodhpur. His father Rao Ranmal was the ruler of Marwar. He built the Mehrangarh fort of Jodhpur, Rao Brahmabhatta is a descendant of Rao Jodha.
1510Jhua Jhifan, the prince of Anhua (modern Shanxi, in China), began a failed rebellion against the rule of Zheng Emperor.
1551The National University of San Marcos, the oldest university in the United States, was established in Intte, Lima, Peru.
1588A clearly spontaneous mass rebellion against Henry III's liberal policies was born in the radical Paris.
1739John Wesley laid the foundation stone of Bristol, the world's first Methodist meeting house in New Room, England.
1777The first advertisement for ice cream was released. The ad appeared in the New York Gazette, when confectioner Philip Lenzi announced that ice cream was available almost every day. Records kept by a Chatham Street, New York, businessman state that President George Washington spent about $ 200 for snow
1777The first ice cream advertisement shown on television was Philip Lenji-New York Gadget).
1780British troops captured Charleston, South Carolina.
1839The socialist activist Luis Augusti Blaqui and the Sएtete des Sassons launched a revolt against the French government.
1847William Clayton invented the odometer.
1865In the last major clash of weapons of the US Civil War, the Sangh army put Confederates on the banks of Rio Grandeweight in Broovesville, Texas.
1881Under the danger of the invasion, Tunis Muhammad Tisiya-Sadik's Bay signed a bardo treaty to make Tunisia a french protecture.
1885The provisional government of Saskakachewan was decisively removed in the battle of Batoch, due to which the north-west rebellion ended three days later.
1902In Pennsylvania, one lakh 40 thousand workers of anthracite coal strike.
1921The first National Hospital Day was celebrated. And the US celebrates National Nursing Week every year from 6 May to 12 May (Florence Nightingale's birthday).
1926The Italian manufactured half-kissing aircraft Norgi completed the first verified overflow of the North Pole on 12 May 1926. It was also the first aerial vessel to fly on a polar ice cap between Europe and America.
1926The Trades Union Congress, a union of British businesses, announced that it would end its week -long general strike '[coal] miners' wages and uncertainty of hours.
1926The crew of the aerial ship Norze, led by Rubledamundsen, became the first to travel to Northpol, to a verified visit.
1926Airship Norgay became the first vessel to fly to the North Pole.
1932Wilhelm Groener resigned as Germany's defense minister.
1941The Z3, the world's first working program and a fully automated digital computer were presented to the audience of scientists in Berlin on 12 May 1941. The Z3 was designed by German Civil Engineer Conard Jusay, often considered to be the inventor of a computer.
1941German engineer Konrad Zus presented the world's first working program Z3 (replication) to a audience of scientists in Berlin, which is a completely automated programmer.
1942Marshal Shimshon Timosencola carried out a major attack in eastern Ukraine under the Second World War-Soviyat forces, only two weeks later to be encircled by German soldiers.
1942The second battle of Kharkov began.
1955Austria achieved its full independence on May 12, 1955, as it remained in the possession of the Allies from 1945 to 1955, even after the end of World War II. The state of Austria was the first victim of the Nazi invasion and this controversial foreign policy of the national socialist is called Victim Theory in history.
1955Austrian's affiliated business ended, followed by ten years of end of World World II, achieved its independence again.
1958Canada and the United States signed a formal agreement of the North American Air Defense Command to provide aerospaceswarring and defense to North America.
1965Luna 5, an unmanned Soviet spacecraft, failed on 12 May 1965 in its attempt of the first smooth landing on the surface of the moon by any spacecraft. This was the second Soviet spacecraft to reach the Moon surface after Luna 2 in 1959.
1965West Germany and Israel established diplomatic relations.
1966Bush Memorial Stadium opened in St. Louis Missouri.
1968The first Australian Task Force began protecting the fire support base coral in the largest unit-tier action of the Vietnam War for the Australian Army.
1974May 12 was declared as International Nurse Day as it is the birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. The International Nurse Day has been celebrated to the International Nurse Council by distributing the day kit.
1975Vietnam's final official battle between Cambodia Empire and the United States took place on May 12, 1975 as the American container ship SS Mayagaz was seized by the Cambodian army.
1975The Cambodian Navy seized the American container ship SSMAYAGUEZ in recognized international water, but was claimed by Cambodia as regional people.
1984The 1984 Louisiana World Exhibition, The World of Fresh Waters on a Source of Life ", on May 12, 1984, was opened in New Orleans, the United States and ended on 11 November 1984. It was declared bankrupt during its period. Due to low attendance
1992Ingrid Beans became the first Belgian woman to climb the summit of Mount Everest on May 12, 1992 as a member of New Zealand's Adventure Consultants Everest Campaign.
1997The Australian marathon swimmer Susie Maroni, on 12 May 1997, became the first person to swim 180 km of Florida Straits from Cuba to the United States at the age of 22. She was the fastest floating woman in two ways, only 17 hours and 14 minutes at the age of 17 in English Channel Crossing 1991.
1997Russia and Chechnya signed a peace deal after 400 years of conflict.
1998Widely for the riots, four students were shot dead in Triskti University Indonesia and finally collapsed.
2006A cartoon in which the Iranian Aeseris was allegedly compared to the cockroach was published in an Iranian magazine, which stretched riots across the country.
2007During the Karachi visit of Pakistan Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhary, 50 people were killed and more than 100 injured in the rioting.
2008The Great Sichuan earthquake occurred on May 12, 2008 with a magnitude of 8.0 in Sichuan province, China. Ms. This was the deadliest earthquake to kill China since 1976 and an earthquake for the 21st time, killing 69, 197 people and 18, 22 survived.
2008Postcillas, Iowa, American Immigration and Customs Enforcement organized the largest raids of the workplace and arrested about 400 migrants for identity theft and document fraud.
2008The earthquake in Sichuan, China, killed more than 69000 people.
907Zhu Wayne forced Emperor Ae to end Tangdinesti after nearly three hundred years of rule.

Important Historical Events of 12 May in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1949Vijayalakshmi Pandit became the first foreign woman ambassador of independent India.

Important Days of 12 May National & International Days 🏁

Day/ObservanceLevel
International Nurses DayInternational Day
International Day of Plant HealthInternational Day
United Nations Global Road Safety Week (12 to 16 May)International Day

Famous People's Birthdays on 12 May 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1905Rachita Kumar / Model / India
1926Viren J. Shah / Politician / India
1945K. G. Balakrishnan / Lawyer / India
1954Edappadi K. Palaniswami / Politician / India
1970Anjali Gupta / Flying Officer / India
1987Amrita Prakash / Actress / India

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