12 April in History : Major Events

12 April - Today in History - Let see what happened on this day in India and World

In India and world history April 12 has a special significance, because on this day there have been many such incidents which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let us know that some of the most important events that will increase your general knowledge. The collected facts will be such as: the people born on this day, the passing of the famous persons, the war pact, the freedom of any country, the invention of new technologies, the change of power, the important national and international day etc

List of historical events of 12 April:

YearEvent/Incidence/Incident
1992Streetcar Named Desire' opens at Ethel Barrymore New York City for 137 performances in 1979.
2010Hungary's parliamentary election results in 28 regional seats for the left-wing Hungarian Socialist Party, and 26 regional seats for the far-right Movement for a Better Hungary.
2011Following the Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster, Japan raises the crisis level to 7, equal to the disaster in Chernobyl.
2011As part of a crackdown on dissent in China, 169 Chinese Christians attempting to hold an outdoor prayer session were detained, and then released.
2012U.S. company Google, Inc., announces its 2012 first quarter earnings rose by more than 24%, and net profits increased to $8.14 billion.
2012Mali swears in Dioncounda Traore, an interim president, marking the country's transition back to civilian rule following last month's coup.
2013Macy's loses its dispute with JC Penney; JC Penney wins the right to sell unbranded housewares designed by Martha Stewart in its stores.
2013Russia threatens retaliation after the U.S. imposes sanctions on '18 Magnitsky list' Russians accuse of humans rights violations.
2014Researchers announce a new orally-administered drug that may cure Hepatitis C; 90 percent of patients in trials were declared free of the virus after 12 weeks.
2014Larry Ellison of Oracle Corp. is ranked the highest-paid U.S. executive for the second year in a row; Ellison's 2013 compensation of $78.4 million is more than twice that of runner-up Robert Iger of Walt Disney Corp, with $34.3 million.

List of famous people who born on 12 April:

YearName/Profession/Country
1965Gervais Rufyikiri / Politician / Burundi
1916Benjamin Libet / Academic / United States of America
1950Nick Sackman / Educator / United Kingdom
1871Ioannis Metaxas / Politician / Greece
1887Harold Lockwood / Actor / United States of America
1995Pedro Cachín / Tennis Player / Argentina
1946George Robertson / Politician / Scotland
1953Tanino Liberatore / Author / Italy
1974Roman Hamrlík / Ice Hockey Player / Czech Republic
1969Michael Jackson / Politician / United States of America
1919István Anhalt / Educator / Canada
1969Lucas Radebe / Footballer / South Africa
1947Dan Lauria / Actor / United States of America
1885Robert Delaunay / Painter / France
1980Brian McFadden / Singer / Ireland
1922Simon Kapwepwe / Politician / Zambia
1994Guido Rodríguez / Footballer / Argentina
1981Brian Vandborg / Cyclist / Denmark
1925Oliver Postgate / Animator / United Kingdom
1856Martin Conway / Politician / United Kingdom
1979Claire Danes / Actress / United States of America
1989Bethan Dainton / Rugby Player / United Kingdom
1970Sylvain Bouchard / Speed Skater / Canada
1973Ryan Kisor / Composer / United States of America
1884Otto Meyerhof / Physician / Germany
1974Belinda Emmett / Actress / Australia
1987Shawn Gore / Footballer / Canada
1939Alan Ayckbourn / Director / United Kingdom
1987Brendon Urie / Writer / United States of America
1799Henri Druey / Politician / Switzerland

List of famous Indian people who born on 12 April:

YearName/Profession/Country
1910Ramaswamy Venkataraman / Lawyer / India
1943Sumitra Mahajan / Politician / India
1997Alka Gupta / Actress / India
1917Vinoo Mankad / Cricketer / India
1943Sumitra Mahajan / Politician / India

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