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Famous Events For October 12

Famous Events For October 12 – Today In History

What Happened on October 12 in World History?

Early Centuries – October 12 Historic Events – Before 1700

1. 539 BC seize of Babylon by the armies of Cyrus the Great of Persia
2. October 12, 0638 – Pope Severinus succeeds Honorius I as Catholic Pope
3. October 12, 0642 – John IV retires as Catholic Pope
4. October 12, 1165 – Jewish priest and philosopher Moses ben Maimon arrives in Jerusalem
5. October 12, 1216 – loss of gems of the crown by King John of England due to his coach being overwhelmed with flood waters either near Fosdyke or Sutton Bridge
6. October 12, 1279 – Nichiren, a Japanese Buddhist priest who founded Nichiren Buddhism, etches the teachings known as Dai-Gohonzon on camphor wood
7. October 12, 1285 – the Jews (180) who did not agree to accept initiation into Christianity in Munich Germany were lynched by setting fire to them
8. October 12, 1366 – King Frederick III of Sicily bans honoring the Jews

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9. October 12, 1398 – peace agreement of Salinas between Grand Duke of Lithuania Vytautas and the Teutonic Knights who acknowledged Samogitia
10. October 12, 1459 – Richard of York was vanquished at the war at Ludford Bridge
11. October 12, 1492 – Chief of Flemish movement Philp van Kleef down the arms
12. October 12, 1492 – the voyage led by Christopher Columbus sights land on the Caribbean Sea and calls it San Salvador. The voyager was under the impression that he had arrived in East Asia
13. October 12, 1504 – Queen Isabella I of Spain writes her will
14. October 12, 1509 – King Maximilian quits Italy
15. October 12, 1518 – A representative of the pope questions Martin Luther
16. October 12, 1549 – Duke of Somerset was pressurized to step down from his position as Lord Protector, by John Dudley, Duke of Warwick
17. October 12, 1576 – Rudolf II becomes King of Holy Roman preceding Maximilian II
18. October 12, 1609 – Children’s verse, entitled “Three Blind Mice” circulated in London
19. October 12, 1654 – Detonation of gunpowder demolishes the town in the Netherlands leaving more than 100 dead
20. October 12, 1659 – the left-over Parliament removes John Lambert and another military official from their position

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18th Century – What Happened on October 12 – The 1700s

21. October 12, 1711 – installation of Karel VI Habsburg as Roman Catholic King
22. October 12, 1729 – Willem KH Friso resumed as governor of Gelderland
23. October 12, 1730 – Christian VI was installed as king of Denmark preceding Frederik IV
24. October 12, 1773 – the first sanctuary for mentally retarded persons was inaugurated in Virginia in America
25. October 12, 1776 – British army starts protecting Throgg Necks Road in the Bronx
26. October 12, 1789 – King Louis XVI confidentially communicates with the king of Spain about the unkind behavior; the Count of Artois communicates with the king of Austria for military involvement in France
27. October 12, 1792 – New York first revealed ‘Columbus Day’ in the USA
28. October 12, 1798 – Flemish revolt protesting French seizing of Boerenkrijg
29. October 12, 1798 – first performance of “Wallenstein Lager” by Friedrich von Schiller in Weimar

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19th Century – October 12 This Day That Year – The 1800s

30. October 12, 1815 – capital punishment awarded to Ex-king Joachim Murat of Naples
31. October 12, 1822 – the eruption of the volcano Galunggung for the 2nd time damages the mountain peak
32. October 12, 1823 – The retailing of raincoats by Charles Macintosh of Scotland commenced
33. October 12, 1833 – Charles Darwin commences his return journey to Buenos Aires
34. October 12, 1836 – snowfall of 18” recorded in Bridgewater, NY
35. October 12, 1850 – the inauguration of the first medical school for women (Women’s Medical College of Penns)
36. October 12, 1853 – John Morrissey achieves the boxing competition when Yankee Sullivan comes out of the ring after the 36th round
October 12, 1854 – establishment of Ashmum Institute of Lincoln University in Pennsylvania
37. October 12, 1859 – Norton declared himself as king of the USA and dissolved the US senate
38. October 12, 1860 – the combined armies of British and French seize Beijing
39. October 12, 1861 – the first iron-clad ship Manassas assaulted the Union’s Richmond on the Mississippi River
40. October 12, 1862 – Maj Gen Earl Van Dorn takes charge of the Confederate army in Mississippi
41. October 12, 1862 – battle at Monocacy, Maryland
42. October 12, 1871 – US President Grant rebukes Ku Klux Klan
43. October 12, 1872 – the debut play of football Montreal Foot Ball Club vs. Quebec City, ends in a draw, 0-0
44. October 12, 1879 – Kabul in Afghanistan seized by British Army
45. October 12, 1881 – agreement between Henry M. Stanley and Congo monarch
46. October 12, 1886 – A severe cyclone coupled with sea flow in Indianola Texas leaves 250 dead

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47. October 12, 1886 – commencement of Sherlock Holmes “Adventure of 2nd Stain”
48. October 12, 1891 – establishment of the Astronomical Society of France and its launch
49. October 12, 1892 – oath of allegiance to the US first sung in schools on Columbus Day
50. October 12, 1898 – institution of the first town board in Mateur
51. October 12, 1899 – South Africa Boer Republic and Britain engage in a battle

20th Century – Important Events On This Day October 12 – The 1900s

52. October 12, 1900 – the latest underwater ship equipped with arms, USS Holland, put into service and was identified by the name of its creator, John Phillip Holland
53. October 12, 1901 – The Executive Mansion was redesignated as The White House by Theodore Roosevelt
54. October 12, 1903 – inauguration of the Lyric Theatre at 213 W 42nd St. NYC
55. October 12, 1907 – Cubs defeat Tigers 4-0 games with one equal score in the 4th World Series
56. October 12, 1913 – drunken John McGraw finds errors in the training by Wilbert Robinson for defeat in the World Series and Robinson accuses McGraw and dismissed
57. October 12, 1914 – The first war of Ypres started
58. October 12, 1915 – the one millionth Ford car was released by Ford Motor Company under Henry Ford at its River Rouge plant in Detroit
59. October 12, 1915 – US citizens with double citizenship condemned by Theodore Roosevelt
60. October 12, 1916 – Boston Red Sox defeat Brooklyn Dodgers, 4-1 games in the 13th World Series

61. October 12, 1918 – a massive Cloquet fire leaves 453 dead and wounds or relocates 52000 people
62. October 12, 1920 – Cleave Indians triumphs over Brooklyn Dodgers, 5-2 plays in the 17th World Series
63. October 12, 1920 – inauguration of the work of constructing Holland Tunnel linking NJ and NYC
64. October 12, 1920 – in the race the horse Man O’ War triumphs, and that was his last running
65. October 12, 1920 – the founding of the football team Quick ‘20
66. October 12, 1923 – NY Giant’s Casey Stengel hits a game-winning HR to defeat the Yanks 1-0 in World Series
67. October 12, 1924 – inauguration of airing from Sokolnichekaya Radio from Moscow
68. October 12, 1925 – Albert Michelsen achieves the lengthy run (2:19:01.8)
69. October 12, 1925 – agreement for commerce and trade between Germany and Russia
70. October 12, 1927 – Germany’s strong man Hermann Goerner supports 24 men totaling 4,123 lbs on a plank with the soles of his feet
71. October 12, 1928 – the machine known as the iron lung was first used in Boston Children’s Hospital on polio patients who had breathing difficulties
72. October 12, 1929 – A’s achieve 10 in a single inning against Cubs in the World Series
73. October 12, 1931 – first Global Consultation on the restructuring of Calendar
74. October 12, 1933 – a central jail on the islands of Alcatraz
75. October 12, 1933 – jailbreak by John Dillinger in Allen County, Ohio
76. October 12, 1933 – criminal George Francis Barnes alias Machine Gun Kelly was awarded a life term in jail
77. October 12, 1935 – the album “Jubilee” by Cole Porter debuts in NYC
78. October 12, 1941 – The Nazis army arrives very near Moscow forcing Soviet authorities to from Moscow to Volga
79. October 12, 1941 – Soviet assault was effective through the 37th Guard battalion
80. October 12, 1942 – the US Fleet triumphs over the Japanese in WW II at the war of Cape Esperance

81. October 12, 1943 – Rabaul in New Britain demolished by US Airforce assault
82. October 12, 1944 – Germans withdraw their army from Athens
83. October 12, 1948 – appointment of Casey Stengel as Manager of Yankee
84. October 12, 1950 – premiere of “Call Me Madam” at Imperial Theatre, NYC, and makes 644 presentations
85. October 12, 1952 -Hanif Mohammad achieves 2 tons V N Zone(Ind) in his debut 1st class cricket
86. October 12, 1952 – TV transmission channel 9 in Denver, CO, commences on ABC
87. October 12, 1953 – a peace agreement between US and Greece
88. October 12, 1956 – Dutch vote for Marga Klompe as the first woman minister
89. October 12, 1957 – valedictory of “Mask and Gown” at John Golden Theatre NYC after making 39 presentations
90. October 12, 1957 – valedictory of “Simply Heavenly” at Playhouse Theatre NYC after presenting 62 shows
91. October 12, 1957 – inauguration of the first business travel connecting California and Antarctica
92. October 12, 1957 – Nobel Prize for Peace awarded to Canadian Prime Minister Laster Bowles Pearson
93. October 12, 1958 – Christian People’s Party voted for power in municipal polls in Belgium
94. October 12, 1958 – atomic test by USSR at Novaya Zemlya USSR
95. October 12, 1958 – TV transmission channel 12 in Flint, MI starts airing on ABC
96. October 12, 1959 – the extremists in the APRA congress in Peru were removed from the party. The extremists created a new party entitled APRA Rebelde
97. October 12, 1960 – participation of JFK and Richard Nixon in the 3rd discussion of the presidential debate
98. October 12, 1960 – Soviet head Nikita Khrushchev shows his anger by hitting the table with his shoes in the UN General Assembly
99. October 12, 1960 – Inejiro Asanuma was killed in Japan by a 17-year-old Otoya Yamaguchi on live TV
100. October 12, 1961 – premiere of “Let It Ride” at Eugene O’Neill Theatre NYC for 68 presentations
101. October 12, 1961 – Atomic test by USSR at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
102. October 12, 1962 – US conducts Atomic test at Nevada
103. October 12, 1962 – US/USSR agree on combined space effort in telecommunications and meteorology
104. October 12, 1961 – A cyclone on Columbus Day lands on the US Pacific Northwest with a severe wind speed leaving 46 dead and causing damage to 4220 million in the US Pacific Northwest. The approximate loss is expected at $230 million
105. October 12, 1963 – valedictory of “Student Gypsy” at 84yh St Theatre, NYC, and makes 16 presentations
106. October 12, 1963 – survey by Archaeological at Masada, Israel
107. October 12, 1963 – Oakland Bay Bridge in San Francisco converted into a 1-way
108. October 12, 1964 – Three cosmonauts in spacecraft for the first time

109. October 12, 1964 – TV transmission channel 60 in San Mateo-SF. CA on PBS commences
110. October 12, 1964 – Komarov, Feokistov, and Yegorov went to space in spacecraft Voskhod 1.
111. October 12, 1964 – TV transmission channel 38 in Boston, MA commence
112. October 12, 1964 – TV transmission 19 in the University Centre, MI on PBI starts functioning
113. October 12, 1966 – Jimi Hendrix Experience, Jimi Hendrix Noel Redding, and Mitch Mitchell form a musical group
114. October 12, 1967 – Lt Louis Cards defeat Boston Red Sox, 4-3 games in the 64th World Series and Lou Brock achieves a maximum of 7 bases in 1 World Series
115. October 12, 1968 – valedictory of “Noel Coward’s Sweet Potato” at Barrymore NYC after 17 presentations
116. October 12, 1968 – Inauguration of the 19th Olympic games at Mexico City, Mexico
117. October 12, 1968 – Spain grants freedom to Equatorial Guinea
118. October 12, 1968 – The first lady to light the Olympic torch was Norma Enriqueta Basilio
119. October 12, 1969 – Five people sent to space for the first time
120. October 12, 1969 – change of name of KDB-AM in Santa Barbara CA to alphabet KAPN
121. October 12, 1969 – TV transmission channel 30 in San Bernardino/Glenda, CA starts functioning

122. October 12, 1969 – Spacecraft Soyuz 7 propelled into space
123. October 12, 1970 – Mementos of Rock band sold in auction at Filmore East
124. October 12, 1971 – premiere of “Jesus Christ Superstar” at Mark Hellinger NYC and presents 711 shows
125. October 12, 1972 – premiere of “Hurry, Hurry” at Ritz Theatre, NYC and presents 2 shows
126. October 12, 1972 – ethnic group uprising on board of American aircraft transporter Kitty Hawk leaves 47 dead
127. October 12, 1972 – Billy Harris could not achieve the Islander penalty kick
128. October 12, 1972 – Martian north pole pictures were captured by Mariner 9, Space Craft 1
129. October 12, 1972 – Oakland Athletics defeat Detroit Tigers, 3-2 games at the MLB American League Championship
130. October 12, 1973 – Israeli forces invade southern Syria
131. October 12, 1973 – US President Richard Nixon recommends Gerald Ford as successor to Spiro Agnew for the position of Vice President
132. October 12, 1974 – Minnesota prevents the debut team Wash Caps from scoring and defeats them 6-0
133. October 12, 1975 – Archbishop Oliver Plunkett was canonized and thus he became the first Irish saint in seven hundred years
134. October 12, 1975 – Women’s lengthy run was achieved by Jacqueline Hansen (2:38:19)
135. October 12, 1976 – NASA sends Space Craft S-195 into space
136. October 12, 1976 – approach and land tests are a series of tests on the 4th spacecraft conducted
137. October 12, 1976 – Hua Guo-feng replaces Mao Zedong as Chairman of the Communist Party
138. October 12, 1976 – Cincinnati Reds defeat Philadelphia Phillies, 3-0 games at the MLB National League Championship
139. October 12, 1977 – trial tests of spacecraft Enterprise for the 4th time
140. October 12, 1977 – the failed attempt of Romark to drive eyes closed and consequential dash against a police bus
141. October 12, 1977 – The Supreme Court in the US paid attention to the contentions of the case of Allan Bakke, a white student who was not permitted to join the University of California Med School
142. October 12, 1978 – Discussion meeting in Washington of the delegates of Israel and Egypt
143. October 12, 1978 – Sid Vicious is accused of killing his love Nancy Spungen
144. October 12, 1979 – Typhoon Tip strikes Guam in the Western Pacific and causes a documented very low atmospheric pressure (25.69 inHg)
145. October 12, 1980 – valedictory of “Your Arm’s Too Short to Box” at Ambassador after 149 presentations
146. October 12, 1980 – in a musical performance “Blood, Sweat, and Tears” in LA, 7 were knifed
147. October 12, 1980 – LPGA Inamori Golf Classic was achieved by Amy Alcott
148. October 12, 1980 – Philadelphia Phillies defeat Houston Astros, 3-2 games at the MLB National League Championship
149. October 12, 1981 – premiere of “Marlowe” at Rialto Theatre NYC and gives 48 presentations
150. October 12, 1981 – Barbara Mandrell and George Jones achieve the 15th Country Music Association Award

151. October 12, 1982 – Angoon Alaska received a very high rainfall of 38.6 cm
152. October 12, 1982 – Milwaukee Brewer Paul Molitor achieves a high 5 hits in World Series
153. October 12, 1983 – Astronomical objects – 5225 Loral and 5424 Covington discovered
154. October 12, 1984 – The Grand Hotel, Brighton, where Margaret Thatcher, British Prime Minister was residing was blown up by the IRA leaving 5 people dead
155. October 12, 1985 – Nobel Prize awarded to Intl Physicians
156. October 12, 1985 – Atomic test by the US at Nevada
157. October 12, 1986 – California Angels defeated by Red Sox and prevented from the banner
158. October 12, 1986 – visit of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip of the UK to the People’s Republic of China
159. October 12, 1987 – Hank William Jr. achieves the 21st Country Music Association Award
160. October 12, 1987 – publication of the musical, “Got My Mind Set On You” by George Harrison
161. October 12, 1987- Minnesota Twins triumph over Detroit Tigers to achieve the AL banner
162. October 12, 1987 – Nobel Prize for Peace awarded to Oscar Arias
163. October 12, 1987 – Minnesota Twins vanquish Detroit Tigers, 4-1 games at the MLB American League Championship
164. October 12, 1988 – 2nd presidential discussion between George H.W.Bush and Michael Dukakis
165. October 12, 1988 – trade and commerce agreement between Israel and China and also a proposal for embassy-level dealings
166. October 12, 1988 – Protestant chief Ian Paisley asks awkward questions to Pope John Paul II at the European Parliament assembly in Strasbourg France
167. October 12, 1988 – Los Angeles Dodgers defeat New York Mets, 4-3 playing at the MLB National League Championship
168. October 12, 1989 – the debut of the musical, “Buddy” with Paul Hipp in London
169. October 12, 1990 – atomic test by the US at Nevada
170. October 12, 1990 – Cincinnati Reds vanquish Pittsburgh Pirates, 4-2 game at the MLB National League Championship
171. October 12, 1991 – Boxer Hector Comacho detained for having oral sex while driving
172. October 12, 1991 – debut show by Statler Brothers on TNN
173. October 12, 1991 – Boxer Rip Oliver retires
174. October 12, 1992 – 510 lost their life due to an earthquake of 5.8 magnitude at Cairo
175. October 12, 1992 – Brett “Hitman” Hart KO Ric Flair for the WWF heavyweight championship title
176. October 12, 1992 – valedictory of Expo’92 in Seville Spain
177. October 12, 1992 – debut performance of Howard Stern Show on Radio in Albany NY
178. October 12, 1992 – Wash Redskin Art Monk achieves NFL best with 820th reception
179. October 12, 1993 – premiere of “Mixed Emotions” at John Golden Theatre NYC to give 48 presentations
180. October 12, 1993 – Toronto Blue Jays defeat Chicago White Sox, 4-2 at the MLB American League Championship
181. October 12, 1994 – the detonation of Iranian Fokker F 28 around Isfahan and Tehran leaves 66 dead
182. October 12, 1995 – premiere of “Patti LuPone on Broadway” at Walter Kerr NYC and presents 46 shows
183. October 12, 1997 – Michelob Championship achieved by David Duval at Kingsmill Golf Club
184. October 12, 1997 – LPGA Samsung World Championship achieved by Juli Inkster
185. October 12, 1999 – Pervez Musharraf assumes power in Pakistan through a military takeover from Nawaz Sharif
186. October 12, 1999 – the birth of the 6 billionth human child in the globe and entitled ‘The Day of Six Billion
187. October 12, 1999 – retirement of Pat LaFontaine, NHL Star, for persisting stunning

21st Century – October 12 This Day In History – The 2000s

188. October 12, 2000 – 17 crew suffered causality and 39 suffered injuries when there was a terrorist attack on the American destroyer USS Cole in Aden, Yemen
189. October 12, 2002 – Radicals detonate two explosives in Bali’s nightclub causing 202 deaths and wounding 209 travellers from other countries
190. October 12, 2003 – Michael Schumacher achieves the 54th Formula One WDC by two points
191. October 12, 2005 – Two Chinese Cosmonauts, Fei Junlong and Nie Haisheng stay for five days in orbit during the 2nd Chinese human Spacecraft Shenzhou 6
192. October 12, 2008 – In a match for aid, Anna Kournikova and Andy Roddick vanquish Martina Navratilova and Jesse Levine collected over $400,000 for the Elton John AIDS Foundation and Atlanta AIDS Fund
193. October 12, 2012 – The Security Council of the UN solidly supported the formation of an African-led army to eliminate Islamist terrorists in northern Mali
194. October 12, 2012 – Nobel Prize for Peace 2012 awarded to The European Union generates lots of criticism
195. October 12, 2013 – in a truck accident that swung off a precipice in La Convencion Province of Peru, 50 people lost their life
196. October 12, 2013 – The WBA Welterweight Box Championship was achieved by Timothy Bradley by vanquishing Juan Manuel Marquez
197. October 12, 2014 – Evo Morales assumes power as President of Bolivia after reappointment
198. October 12, 2016 – Auston Matthews achieves 4 goals in the debut play at NHL on behalf of the Toronto Maple Leafs at Ottawa
199. October 12, 2016 – James Charles (17) is named the first CoverGirl
200. October 12, 2017 – plague epidemic in Madagascar takes the toll of 57, out of 684 incidences recorded by WHO
201. October 12, 2017 – The sculpture of Napoleon by Auguste Rodin deemed to have been missing for a long time was traced in Madison, New Jersey, and was valued at a minimum of $4 m

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