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

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

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

According to Gregory calendar, on October 12, the day number in a year is 285 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 286. October 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.

October 12 in History - Top Historical Events ⚡

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1398The Grand Duke of Lithuania Vytautas the Great and the GrandMaster of the Teutonic Knights Konrad von Jungingen signed the Treaty ofSalynas, the third attempt to cede Samogitia to the Knights.
1492Believing he had reached the East Indies, Christopher Columbusmade landfall on an island in the Caribbean, sparking a series of eventsthat led to the European colonization of the Americas.
1711Carell VI was crowned Habsburg Roman Catholic Emperor.
1730Christian VI succeeded Frederick IV as King of Denmark.
1776The British brigade began guarding the Thorg Necas Road in the Bronx.
1792Christopher Columbus, who discovered America, was dedicated to the first memorial in Baltimore, Maryland.
1792The first Columbus Day celebrations were held in the United States in New York City, 300 years after their arrival in the New World.
1798The Flemish rebellion against the French-occupied Boerenkridge began.
1799Jeanne Geneviève Labrosse became the first woman to make aparachute jump, when she descended 900 m (3,000 ft) from a hot-air balloon.
1799Janné Genevieve Lubrosse became the first woman to jump from a balloon with a parachute from a height of 900 meters.
1815The former King of Naples sentenced Joachim Murat to death.
1822Pedro-I of Brazil was declared the Constitutional Emperor of Brazil.
1847Werner von Siemens, a German inventor, founded Siemens &Halske, which later became Siemens AG, the largest engineering companyin Europe.
1847German inventor and industrialist Werner von Siemens founded Siemens AG and Halske Ko.
1850The first women's medical school, the Women's Medical College of Pens) was opened.
1854Lincoln University was founded as the Ashmun Institute.
1871The Criminal Tribes Act entered into force in British India,giving law enforcement sweeping powers to arrest, control, and monitorthe movements of the members of 160 specific ethnic or socialcommunities that were defined as 'habitually criminal'.
1871The British Government enacted the Criminal Tribes Act under which 160 local communities were declared to be criminals.
1879British troops captured Kabul and Afghanistan.
1892The Pledge of Allegiance of the United States was first used inpublic schools to coincide with the opening of the World's ColumbianExposition in Chicago, Illinois.
1898The first city council was established in Matiur.
1901US President Theodore Roosevelt changed the name of Rashtrapati Bhavan from Executive Manson to the White House.
1909The football team was established in Curitiba, Brazil.
1910John D. opened his first 75-bed hospital at the Rockefeller Institute of Medical Research in New York.
1915A German firing squad executed British nurse Edith Cavell forhelping Allied soldiers to escape occupied Belgium.
1917First World War-New Zealand troops suffered 2,735 casualties,including 845 deaths, in the First Battle of Passchendaele, making itthe nation's largest loss of life in one day.
1928An 'iron lung' medical ventilator, designed by Philip Drinker and colleagues at Children's Hospital, Boston, was used for the first time to treat poliomyelitis.
1928For the first time, a machine named \ 'Iron Lung \ was used for a child at Children's Hospital in Boston, USA.
1937Federal agents execute Al Brady and members of his gang in a shootout at Bangor, Maine on Columbus Day in 1937.
1945The Nazi party is asked to disperse by The Allied Control Council. It has been warned that any attempt at its restoration in any form would be considered to be a criminal offense.
1945The Communists won the Shangdang campaign.
1960Japan Socialist Party leader Inejiro Asanuma was assassinatedon live television by a man using a samurai sword.
1964For the first time in the world, the Soviet Union sent astronauts to space without wearing a space suit.
1966The Nobel Peace Prize for Medicine has been presented to two American doctors, Francis Peyton Rousand Charles B Huggins. They dedicated their lives to battling Cancer.
1967Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia, a fighter, fierce thinker and socialist politician of India's freedom struggle, died.
1968The 19th Summer Olympics Games of the XIX Olympiad, begin in Mexico City, Mexico.
1968Equatorial Guinea, a country located in Central Africa, gained independence from Spain and this day was declared the national day of this country.
1968Spain declared Equatorial Guinea as its independent.
1982Thorborn Faldin became the Prime Minister of Sweden.
1984The Provisional Irish Republican Army detonated a bomb at theGrand Hotel in Brighton, England, in a failed attempt to assassinateBritish Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and most of her cabinet.
1988Sri Lankan Civil War-Indian troops mounted a failed assault onJaffna University, which served as the Tamil Tigers' militaryheadquarters.
1988The Birchandra Manu massacre took place in Tripura, India.
1991Iraq's Atomic Program, has been banned by, The United Nations Security Council in order to stop it from being exploited and used as a cover for secret weapons laboratories.
1992A 5.8 MB earthquake struck south of Cairo, Egypt, killing 545people.
1992The earthquake in Egypt's capital, Cairo, killed about 510 people.
1992The Cairo earthquake in 1993 killed 543 people and injured more than 6,500.
1997The massacre on the Falls Road block of Sidi Dawood city in Algeria killed 43 people.
1998The US Parliament passed the online copyright bill.
1999Pakistani General Pervez Musharraf led a military coup againstthe government of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
2000Two suicide bombers attacked the U.S. Navy destroyer USS Colewhile it was at anchor in Aden, Yemen, killing 17 of its crew membersand injuring 39 others.
2000The spacecraft 'Discovery' launched from Florida.
2002A terrorist attack at a nightclub in Bali killed 202 people.
2004Pakistan test-fired the Gauri-1 missile.
2005The People's Republic of China launched the human spaceflight, Shenzhou 6 spacecraft with Fei Junlong and Niè Hǎishèng spending five days in it.
2008Alphonsa Muttathupadathu, a nun from Kerala, sets an example by becoming the first female saint in the Roman Catholic Church.
2008Sister Alphonsa of Kerala became the first female saint of India.
2009India successfully test fires its indigenously developed medium range missiles, Prithvi II, in the eastern state of Orissa.
2010FaceBook receives a letter from Greenpeace containing half a million signatures asking the company to cut its ties to coal based electricity.
2013Two million people face loss of power and five people are killed when Typhoon Narihits the Philippines.
2014Social activist Evo Morales was elected as the President of Bolivia for the third consecutive time.
2014Evo Morales was again elected President of Bolivia.



Famous Birthdays of October 12 😀:

YearName / Profession / Country
1983Carlton Cole / Footballer / United Kingdom
1949Paul Went / Footballer / United Kingdom
1866Ramsay MacDonald / Politician / United Kingdom
1922William H. Sullivan / Soldier / United States of America
1950Susan Anton / Actress / United States of America
1911Vijay Merchant / Cricketer / India
1994Olivia Smoliga / Swimmer / United States of America
1963Satoshi Kon / Writer / Japan
1950Dave Freudenthal / Politician / United States of America
1956Rafael Ábalos / Author / Spain
1987Marvin Ogunjimi / Footballer / Belgium
1892Gilda dalla Rizza / Actress / Italy
1924Leonidas Kyrkos / Politician / Greece
1908Ann Petry / Novelist / United States of America
1913Alice Chetwynd Ley / Author / United Kingdom
1928Domna Samiou / Singer / Greece
1973Lesli Brea / Baseball Player / Dominican Republic
1533Asakura Yoshikage / Ruler / Japan
1977Cristie Kerr / Golfer / United States of America
1955Einar Jan Aas / Footballer / Norway
1945Aurore Clément / Actress / France
1962Chris Botti / Composer / United States of America
1975Marion Jones / Basketball Player / United States of America
1956Gerti Schanderl / Skater / Germany
1977Bode Miller / Skier / United States of America
1963Raimond Aumann / Footballer / Germany
1951Sally Little / Golfer / United States of America
1930Denis Brodeur / Photographer / Canada
1934Oğuz Atay / Author / Turkey
1975Susana Félix / Singer / Portugal

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