History -12 February 2019

Important events of February 12

  • 1502 – Vasco da Gama left Lisbon on his ship for the second trip to India.
  • 1544 – Jane Jane Gray was sentenced to death for allegations of sedition in England.
  • 1577 – Dan John of Austria, the new governor of the Netherlands, issued an order to end civil war.
  • 1610 – French King Henry IV compromises with German Protestant Union.
  • 1689 – William and Mary King and Queen of England were declared.
  • 1736 – Nadirshah becomes the ruler of France.
  • 1762 – British navy occupies Caribbean island Martinique.
  • 1771 – Gustav III became King of Sweden.
  • 1818 – Chilean South American country receives independence from Spain
  • 1855 – The University of Michigan was founded in the US.
  • 1882 – Establishment of Social Democratic Union in Amsterdam, Amsterdam
  • 1885 – The German East African Company was formed.
  • 1899 – Germany purchases Marinas Caroline and Pilu Island from Spain
  • 1912 – China adopts the Gregorian calendar.
  • 1912 – Manchu dynasty in China abandoned cushion.
  • 1922 – Mahatma Gandhi convinced the Congress Working Committee to end the Non-Cooperation Movement.
  • 1925 – Northern Europe’s Baltic country, Estonia bans the Communist Party.
  • 1928 – Gandhiji announced Satyagraha in Bardoli.
  • 1934 – Workers on the common strike in France.
  • 1938 – German army entered Austria.
  • 1953 – A settlement between Sudan and UK between Egypt and Egypt
  • 1953 – The Soviets break diplomatic relations with Israel.
  • 1974 – Nobel laureate Alexander Soldzenitsyn of the Soviet Union was arrested in Moscow.
  • 1975 – India declares itself as smallpox free.
  • 1979 – Iranian Prime Minister Bakhtiar resigned from his post after losing support to the army.
  • 1988 – In connection with the killing of seven million people during the Second World War, 86-year-old Adria Artukovic was sent from America to Yugoslavia to prosecute.
  • 1988 – Two people were killed and many others were injured by security forces firing on demonstrators in Nablus city on the west coast.
  • 1994 – Edward Munque’s famous petting ‘The Scream’ was stolen from the National Gallery of Norway.
  • 1996 – Palestinian Liberation Organization leader Yasser Arafat was sworn in as the first President of Palestine in Gaza.
  • 1998 – Patent number Basmati rice for US company RiceTec Provided by the US.
  • 1999 – U.S. Senate acquits President Bill Clinton in case of impeachment
  • 1999 – President’s rule in Bihar implemented.
  • 2000 – Pandit Ravi Shankar honored with France’s highest civilian honor ‘Commonwealth Deal Legend d’Honor’.
  • 2000 – Suspended from the Commonwealth Parliamentary Union of Pakistan.
  • 2002 – The former president of Yugoslavia Slobodan Milosewich’s case began in the International Criminal Tribunal.
  • 2002 – 119 people died due to a crash in Iran when landing on a plane of Khurramabad Airport.
  • 2006 – According to Amnesty International, the worst situation in the world is in Nepal.
  • 2008 – Uttar Pradesh Government passed the highly organized Uttar Pradesh organized crime control legislature (UPKCOCA) in a re-enactment.
  • 2008 – The first European Lab was established at the Space Center. 2008 – Following the attack on the President and Prime Minister in East Timor, Prime Minister Jasoosu announced the Emergency.
  • 2009 – Indian scientists have developed the world’s first buffalo clone.
  • 2009 – The University of Cambridge announces the award of title by famous economist Amartya Sen.
  • 2010 – Nearly 55 lakh pilgrims including about fifty thousand sannyasis of seven akhardas and about four thousand Naga of various akharas in Haridwar Maha Kumbh performed a dip in the Ganga on the first royal bath.

The person born on February 12

  • 1742 – Nana Fadnavis – Maratha politician, who was appointed to serve Peshwa at the time of Panipat III war.
  • 1809 – America’s 16th President Abraham Lincoln was born.
  • 1824 – Dayanand Saraswati, the founder of Arya Samaj and the powerful reformist sanyasi.
  • 1871 – Charles Freer Andrews – Newcastle of England, a Christian missionary, educationist and social reformer in India.
  • 1920 – Pran – Renowned hero, villain and character actor of Hindi films.
  • 1967 – Chitritiya N. Ravikiran – Indian composer
  • 1972 – Ajay Naidu – Indian-American actor.

Death on February 12

  • 1266 – Sultan of Delhi, Naseeruddin Shah dies
  • 1713 – Jeddah – Bahadur Shah was one of the four sons of the first.
  • 1794 – Mahadji Shinde was the illegitimate son and successor of Ranoji Sindhiya.
  • 1804 – Germany’s eminent philosopher and thinker Emanuel Kant passed away at 80 years of age.
  • 1919 – Nawab Syed Mohammad Bahadur – Indian politician, who had chaired the Karachi Conference of Indian National Congress in 1913.
  • 1919 – Sufi Amba Prasad – The famous nationalist leader.
  • 2008 – Hyde Act Co-author Tom Lantas dies in the US

Important Events and Festivals of February 12

  • Mr. Madhvacharya Jayanti (as per date).
  • Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti
  •  Character actor Prana Birthday.
  • Productivity Week 12 to 18 February