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What Happened on March 12th This Day in History

Year Name
2020 The United States suspends travel from Europe due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
2019 In the House of Commons, the revised EU Withdrawal Bill was rejected by a margin of 149 votes.
2014 A gas explosion in the New York City neighborhood of East Harlem kills eight and injures 70 others.
2011 A reactor at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant explodes and releases radioactivity into the atmosphere a day after the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami.
2009 Financier Bernie Madoff pleads guilty to one of the largest frauds in Wall Street's history.
2004 The President of South Korea, Roh Moo-hyun, is impeached by its National Assembly: the first such impeachment in the nation's history.
2003 Zoran Đinđić, Prime Minister of Serbia, is assassinated in Belgrade.
2003 The World Health Organization officially release a global warning of outbreaks of Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS).
1999 Former Warsaw Pact members the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland join NATO.
1993 Several bombs explode in Mumbai, India, killing about 300 people and injuring hundreds more.
1993 North Korea announces that it will withdraw from the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons and refuses to allow inspectors access to its nuclear sites.
1992 Mauritius becomes a republic while remaining a member of the Commonwealth of Nations.
1989 Sir Tim Berners-Lee submits his proposal to CERN for an information management system, which subsequently develops into the World Wide Web.
1971 The 1971 Turkish military memorandum is sent to the Süleyman Demirel government of Turkey and the government resigns.
1968 Mauritius achieves independence from the United Kingdom.
1967 Suharto takes power from Sukarno when the People's Consultative Assembly inaugurate him as Acting President of Indonesia.
1950 The Llandow air disaster kills 80 people when the aircraft they are travelling in crashes near Sigingstone, Wales. At the time this was the world's deadliest air disaster.
1947 Cold War: The Truman Doctrine is proclaimed to help stem the spread of Communism.
1942 The Battle of Java ends with the surrender of the American-British-Dutch-Australian Command to the Japanese Empire in Bandung, West Java, Dutch East Indies.
1940 Winter War: Finland signs the Moscow Peace Treaty with the Soviet Union, ceding almost all of Finnish Karelia.
1938 Anschluss: German troops occupy and absorb Austria.
1933 Great Depression: Franklin D. Roosevelt addresses the nation for the first time as President of the United States. This is also the first of his "fireside chats".
1930 Mahatma Gandhi begins the Salt March, a 200-mile march to the sea to protest the British monopoly on salt in India.
1928 In California, the St. Francis Dam fails; the resulting floods kill 431 people.
1920 The Kapp Putsch begins when the Marinebrigade Ehrhardt is ordered to march on Berlin.
1918 Moscow becomes the capital of Russia again after Saint Petersburg held this status for most of the period since 1713.
1913 The future capital of Australia is officially named Canberra.
1912 The Girl Guides (later renamed the Girl Scouts of the USA) are founded in the United States.
1811 Peninsular War: A day after a successful rearguard action, French Marshal Michel Ney once again successfully delays the pursuing Anglo-Portuguese force at the Battle of Redinha.
1689 James II of England landed at Kinsale, starting the Williamite War in Ireland.
1622 Ignatius of Loyola and Francis Xavier, founders of the Society of Jesus, are canonized by the Roman Catholic Church.
1579 Start of the Siege of Maastricht, part of the Eighty Years' War.
1158 German city Munich (München) is first mentioned as forum apud Munichen in the Augsburg arbitration by Holy Roman Emperor Friedrich I.
1088 Election of Urban II as the 159th Pope of the Catholic Church. He is best known for initiating the Crusades.
538 Vitiges, king of the Ostrogoths ends his siege of Rome and retreats to Ravenna, leaving the city to the victorious Byzantine general, Belisarius.
Famous People Born on March 12

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Year Name
1963 Ian Holloway, English footballer and manager
1908 Rita Angus, New Zealand painter (d. 1970)
1890 Evert Taube, Swedish singer-songwriter and lute player (d. 1976)
1878 Gemma Galgani, Italian mystic and saint (d. 1903)
1990 Mikko Sumusalo, Finnish footballer
1923 Mae Young, American wrestler (d. 2014)
1956 Dale Murphy, American baseball player
1956 Steve Harris, English bass player and songwriter
1912 Irving Layton, Romanian-Canadian poet and academic (d. 2006)
1917 Googie Withers, Indian-Australian actress (d. 2011)
Famous People Deaths On March 12

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Date Name
1992 Lucy M. Lewis, American potter (b. 1890)
1974 George D. Sax, American banker and businessman (b. 1904)
1998 Beatrice Wood, American painter and potter (b. 1893)
1916 Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach, Austrian author (b. 1830)
604 Gregory I, pope of the Catholic Church (b. 540)
2010 Miguel Delibes, Spanish journalist and author (b. 1920)
2014 Věra Chytilová, Czech actress, director, and screenwriter (b. 1929)
1999 Yehudi Menuhin, American-Swiss violinist and conductor (b. 1916)
1971 Eugene Lindsay Opie, American physician and pathologist (b. 1873)
1539 Thomas Boleyn, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, English diplomat and politician (b. 1477)