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

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

In India and world history January 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

What happened on January 12 in history:

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1991Gulf War: An act of the U.S. Congress authorizes the use of military force to drive Iraq out of Kuwait.
1995Earthquake hits Kobe Japan and cause a lot of destruction and kills about 5092 people.
1997Tiger Woods wins Mercedes Championship and it was a good victory for him.
2005Cape Canaveral decided to launch a spacecraft known as Deep Impact spacecraft.
2010Due to an earthquake of magnitude of 7.0,Port-au-Prince the capital city of Haiti suffered from a destructive earthquake and it was estimated that 15000 people were killed.
2011World Health Organisation launched a plan to prevent the spread of artemisinin-resistant malaria and to create awareness about it.
2012Israel Supreme Court has put a low banning Palestinians from marrying Israel's in order to get citizenship.
2012Burmese government and the Karen rebels signed a ceasefire between them, in order to stabilize the situation.
2013County Wicklow, Ireland holds funeral services for the Irish mountaineer, Ian McKeever. He was killed by lightning on Mount Kilimanjaro.
2014‘12 years a Slave' was awarded as the best motion picture at the 71st Golden Globe Award. American Hustle also received the ‘Best Motion Picture- Musical or Comedy award' with actress Amy Adams.



List of January 12 famous birthdays:

YearName / Profession / Country

List of January 12 famous Indian birthdays:

YearName / Profession / Country
1958Arun Govil / Actor / India
1863Swami Vivekananda / Freedom Fighter / India
1936Mufti Mohammad Sayeed / Politician / India
1869Bhagwan Das / Philosopher / India
1972Priyanka Gandhi / Politician / India
1889Mirza Basheer-ud-Din Mahmood Ahmad / Spiritual Leader / India
1936Mufti Mohammad Sayeed / Politician / India
1936Brajanath Ratha / Poet / India
1920Pran Krishan Sikand / Actor / India
1940M. Veerappa Moily / Politician / India
1863Swami Vivekananda / Philosopher / India

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