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

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

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

According to Gregory calendar, on November 12, the day number in a year is 316 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 317. November 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.

November 12 in History - Top Historical Events ⚡

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1028Future Byzantine empress Zoe first took the throne as empressconsort to Romanos III Argyros.
1330Led by voivode Basarab I, Wallachian forces defeated theHungarian army in an ambush at the Battle of Posada.
1727France and Bavaria re-signed the secret treaty.
1781The British captured the Dutch colony Nagapattanam.
1823The Great North Holland Canal opened in Amsterdam.
1828Ainowang, the ruler of the Vientiane kingdom, was named and the state was annexed by Siam. During the war, the city of Vientiane was destroyed by Siamese forces.
1841The city of Texas was founded by John Nellie Bryan.
1847British physician Sir James Young Simpson used chloroform for the first time as an anesthetic.
1847Sir James Young Simpson, a British physician, was the first physician to use chloroform as an anesthetic.
1870The German company Dresdner Bank was founded.
1892William Heffelfinger was paid $525 by the Allegheny AthleticAssociation, becoming the first professional American football player onrecord.
1893Mortimer Durand, Foreign Secretary of British India, and AbdurRahman Khan, Amir of Afghanistan, signed the Durand Line Agreement,establishing what is now the international border between Afghanistanand Pakistan.
1896Famous ornithologist Salim Ali was born in Mumbai by the name of Hubbardman of India.
1908Bulgaria declared her independence.
1912The bodies of Robert Falcon Scott and his companions werediscovered, roughly eight months after their deaths during the ill-fatedBritish Antarctic Expedition 1910.
1918After the defeat of the Austrian-Hungry Empire in World War I and the separation of these two countries, the monarchical system of governance in Austria ended and the period of democratic governance began.
1927Mahatma Gandhi made his first and last visit to Ceylon.
1928Approximately 111 people, mostly women and children, died afterthe British ocean liner SS Vestris was abandoned as it sank in thewestern Atlantic Ocean.
1930The first round table conference started in London at Lord Irwin's initiative. 56 Indian and 23 British representatives participated in it but no member of the Indian National Congress was involved.
1936The San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge, connecting SanFrancisco and Oakland, California across San Francisco Bay, opened totraffic.
1936The temples of Kerala open to all Hindus.
1940Soviet Foreign Minister Vyacheslav Molotov arrived in Berlin todiscuss the possibility of the Soviet Union joining the Axis Powers.
1944Second World War-The Royal Air Force sank the German battleship Tirpitz on the ninth attempt, resulting in about 1,000 deaths of the sailors on board.
1945Sudirman was elected the first commander-in-chief of theIndonesian Armed Forces.
1946Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya, founder of Banaras Hindu University and awarded Bharat Ratna, died in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.
1956Zionist regime troops attacked a refugee camp in Rafah Nagar in the Gaza Strip and massacred Palestinians. 110 Palestinian martyrs and about 1 thousand people were injured in this ruthless massacre.
1970The 1970 Bhola cyclone made landfall on the coast of EastPakistan (Bangladesh), becoming the deadliest tropical cyclone inhistory, with over 300,000 people killed.
1970The Oregon Highway Division unsuccessfully attempted to destroya rotting beached sperm whale near Florence, Oregon, with explosives.
1970East Pakistan, present-day Bangladesh) and West Bengal's cyclonic storm \ 'Bhola \' killed about five lakh people in the devastation.
1991In Dili, East Timor, Indonesian forces opened fire on studentdemonstrators protesting the occupation of East Timor, killing at least250 people.
1996A Saudi Arabian Airlines Boeing 747 and a Kazakhstan Airlinescargo plane collided in mid-air near New Delhi, killing 349 people.
2001American Airlines Flight 587 crashed into residential buildingsfive minutes after takeoff from John F. Kennedy International Airport inNew York, killing a total of 265 people.
2001All 260 passengers on board the American Airlines plane crashed in New York.
2005Kofi Annan, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, pays a surprise visit to Iraq and voices support for an Arab League conference that discusses cooperation with the many parties of Iraq's.
2006Israel has threatened Iran to blastoff air strikes on Iran's nuclear facilities "as a last resort". The foreign ministry of Iran retorts that it would "retaliate with a crushing blow" if Iran goes ahead with this decision.
2006Although the Georgian government declared it illegal, SouthOssetia held a referendum on independence, with about 99 percent ofvoters supporting, to preserve the region's status as a de factoindependent state.
2006The International Treaty \ 'Protocol on Explosive Remnants of War \' came into force.
2007A 16-year-old Spanish anti-racism liberal is killed amid a far-right anti-immigration protest in that took place in Madrid.
2008India victoriously test fires the first submarine-launched ballistic missile, Sagarika from a land-based launcher.
20092 Japanese submarines that had sunk during World War II have been found off Oahu, Hawaii.
2009To promote tourism in India, the Central Government's 'Incredible India \ campaign was awarded the World Travel Award-2009.
2010In an attempt to cut it’s cultural budget as a part of severity measures, the government of has shut down major cultural attractions in Italy.
2011South Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo have agreed to come together to build a mega-hydroelectric plant on the Congo River to deal with their nations' growing energy needs.
2012Abu Qatada, a Muslim priest will be freed on bail after winning a petition against expulsion from the United Kingdom to Jordan. However, the UK government claims that it will plea against the ruling.
2013The plans to better the technical functioning of the stock markets have been mutually declared by the U.S stock exchanges. This decision was arrived at after the recent high profile anomalies such as the trading halt in Nasdaq, which took place in August.
2014Chinese leader Xi Jinping and President of the United States Barack Obama have together arrived at a solution to limit greenhouse gases.
2015A suicide bombing killed 43 in Lebanon.



Famous Birthdays of November 12 😀:

YearName / Profession / Country
1979Corey Maggette / Basketball Player / United States of America
1651Juana Inés de la Cruz / Poet / Mexico
1980Ryan Gosling / Singer / Canada
1866Sun Yat-sen / Politician / China
1528Qi Jiguang / General / China
1917Jo Stafford / Singer / United States of America
1817Bahá'u'lláh / Spiritual Leader / Prussia
1947Buck Dharma / Writer / United States of America
1492Johan Rantzau / General / Germany
1992Trey Burke / Basketball Player / United States of America
1910Dudley Nourse / Cricketer / South Africa
1898Leon Štukelj / Gymnast / Slovenia
1980Charlie Hodgson / Rugby Player / United Kingdom
1939Lucia Popp / Soprano / Slovakia
1940Amjad Khan / Actor / India
1943Errol Brown / Writer / United Kingdom
1815Elizabeth Cady Stanton / Activist / United States of America
1954Paul McNamee / Tennis Player / Australia
1906George Dillon / Poet / United States of America
1979Matt Stevic / Footballer / Australia
1994Anna Khnychenkova / Figure Skater / Ukraine
1780Piet Retief / Ruler / South Africa
1986Ignazio Abate / Footballer / Italy
1990Harmeet Singh / Footballer / Norway
1989Hiroshi Kiyotake / Footballer / Japan
1896Salim Ali / Scientist / India
1850Mikhail Chigorin / Chess Player / Russia
1968Sammy Sosa / Baseball Player / United States of America
1933Jalal Talabani / Politician / Iraq
1840Auguste Rodin / Sculptor / France

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