1757 – Britain takes possession of the province of West Bengal in the province of Port of Spain.
1866 – Royal Aeronautical Society was formed in London.
1908 – Long distance wireless message sent for the first time from the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
1924 – Gopinath Saha accidentally murdered a man by mistake as a police commissioner of Kolkata, Charles Augustus Tegart. After this he was arrested.
1934 – Great revolutionary Surya Sen of India’s freedom struggle was hanged in Chittagong. He founded the Indian Republican Army and successfully led the Chittagong revolt.
1948 – Mahatma Gandhi gave his final speech and decided to sit in fast against communal violence.
1950 – After the independence, on January 12, 1950 the name of ‘United Provinces’ was changed to ‘Uttar Pradesh’.
1964 – Former India bowler Bapu Nadkarni throws 21 consecutive Maidens in the first Test with England in Madras. It has so far been recorded in the history of over six grads.
1964 – Zanzibar insurgents announce the beginning of the revolution and the Republic.
1984 – Every year on the occasion of Swami Vivekananda’s birth anniversary, there was an assassination of ‘National Youth Day’ in the country.
1990 – Romania bans the Communist Party.
1991 – The American Parliament approved the military action against Iraq in Iraq.
1998 – 19 countries of Europe agree to ban human cloning.
2001 – India’s Indonesia – Russia – China deny the treaty.
2001 – Deployed forces after the tension on the Bangladesh-Myanmar border due to the dam construction plan on the Naf river.
2002 – Pakistan’s President General Pervez Musharraf has circulated a historic message to the nation, Pakistan announced the ban on terrorist organizations LeT and Jaish, while refusing to hand over the wanted culprits to India.
2003 – Linda Babu Lal of Indian origin becomes the President of Trinidad.
2004 – RMS Queen Mary 2, the world’s largest cruise ship, started its first journey.
2005- Launched ‘Deep Impact’ spacecraft from Delta II rocket for the purpose of landing on Temple-1 comet (comet).
2006 – India and China sign an important agreement on hydrocarbons.
2007 – Nominated for Hindi film ‘Rang De Basanti’ BAFTA.
2008 – In Kolkata, 2500 shops have been burnt down by fire.
2008 – Murray Dasti Kohal, the founder of the world’s largest film show Toronto International Film Festival, passed away.
2009 – Famous composer A. R. Rahman became the first Indian to win the prestigious Golden Globe Award.
2009 – Dr. Jayant Kumar, a scientist from Allahabad University, searched the world’s oldest meteoroid crater.
2010- The Department of Hippestone Enforcement Act 1982 was added to the death penalty in the wake of the Indian government’s fear of terrorist attacks on the Civil Aviation Sector.
2010 – The death of millions of people and the capital Port of the Prince was devastated in the terrible earthquake that hit the Caribbean country.
2015 – 143 militants of Boko Haram militant outfit have been killed in an encounter with security forces in Cameroon.
2018 – ISRO launches 100th satellite, 31 satellites sent together.
Born on 12th January
1863 – Swami Vivekananda was born of Indian philosopher, spiritual teacher and Yog in western countries.
1869 – Lord Das – ‘Bharat Ratna’ awarded freedom fighter, social worker and educationist
1876 - American writer Jack London was born. He spent many years of his life in the North Pole and the stormy seas in the south and became acquainted with different castes and people.
1886 – Nelly Sengupta – Famous Women’s Revolutionary.
1899 – Badrinath Prasad – Famous Mathematician of India.
1901 – Umashankar Dixit – pioneer of ‘Indian freedom movement’ and pioneer of humanity and pioneer of nationalism.
1918 – Maharishi Mahesh Yogi – Indian Spiritualist
1918 – C. Ramchandra – Hindi film musician, singer and producer-director.
1931 – Ahmad Faraz – famous Urdu poet
1964 – Dinesh Sharma – politician and Deputy Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh.
1964 – Ajay Maken – Indian politician
1972 – Former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi’s daughter Priyanka Gandhi was born.
Death on January 12
1665 – French mathematician Pierred Fryma died. He created many rules related to mathematics
Are known by the name.
1924 – Gopinath Saha – Freedom Fighter of West Bengal
1934 – Surya Sen – The famous revolutionary who struggled for independence of India
1941 – Pyare Lal Sharma – was one of the Indian revolutionaries.
1976 – Agatha Christie – one of the world’s best known detective novelists.
1992 – Kumar Gandharva – Famous classical singers of India.
2005 – Amrish Puri – Famous actor and villain of Indian cinema.