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What Happened on November 12th This Day in History

Year Name
2021 The Los Angeles Superior Court formally ends the 14-year conservatorship to pop singer Britney Spears.
2017 The 7.3 Mw  Kermanshah earthquake shakes the northern Iran
2015 Two suicide bombers detonate explosives in Bourj el-Barajneh, Beirut, killing 43 people and injuring over 200 others.
2014 The Philae lander, deployed from the European Space Agency's Rosetta probe, reaches the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko.
2011 Silvio Berlusconi tenders his resignation as Prime Minister of Italy, effective November 16, due in large part to the European sovereign debt crisis.
2011 A blast in Iran's Shahid Modarres missile base leads to the death of 17 of the Revolutionary Guards members, including Hassan Tehrani Moghaddam, a key figure in Iran's missile program.
2003 Iraq War: In Nasiriyah, Iraq, at least 23 people, among them the first Italian casualties of the 2003 invasion of Iraq, are killed in a suicide bomb attack on an Italian police base.
2003 Shanghai Transrapid sets a new world speed record of 501 kilometres per hour (311 mph) for commercial railway systems, which remains the fastest for unmodified commercial rail vehicles.
2001 In New York City, American Airlines Flight 587, an Airbus A300 en route to the Dominican Republic, crashes minutes after takeoff from John F. Kennedy International Airport, killing all 260 on board and five on the ground.
2001 War in Afghanistan: Taliban forces abandon Kabul, ahead of advancing Afghan Northern Alliance troops.
1999 The 7.2 Mw  Düzce earthquake shakes northwestern Turkey with a maximum Mercalli intensity of IX (Violent). At least 845 people are killed and almost 5,000 are injured.
1997 Ramzi Yousef is found guilty of masterminding the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.
1996 A Saudi Arabian Airlines Boeing 747 and a Kazakh Ilyushin Il-76 cargo plane collide in mid-air near New Delhi, killing 349 in the deadliest mid-air collision to date.
1995 Erdut Agreement regarding the peaceful resolution to the Croatian War of Independence is reached.
1991 Santa Cruz massacre: The Indonesian Army open fire on a crowd of student protesters in Dili, East Timor.
1990 Crown Prince Akihito is formally installed as Emperor Akihito of Japan, becoming the 125th Japanese monarch.
1990 Tim Berners-Lee publishes a formal proposal for the World Wide Web.
1982 USSR: Yuri Andropov becomes the General Secretary of the Communist Party's Central Committee, succeeding Leonid I. Brezhnev.
1981 Space Shuttle program: Mission STS-2, utilizing the Space Shuttle Columbia, marks the first time a crewed spacecraft is launched into space twice.
1980 The NASA space probe Voyager I makes its closest approach to Saturn and takes the first images of its rings.
1979 Iran hostage crisis: In response to the hostage situation in Tehran, U.S. President Jimmy Carter orders a halt to all petroleum imports into the United States from Iran.
1977 France conducts the Oreste nuclear test as 14th in the group of 29, 1975–78 French nuclear tests series.
1975 The Comoros joins the United Nations.
1971 Vietnam War: As part of Vietnamization, U.S. President Richard Nixon sets February 1, 1972 as the deadline for the removal of another 45,000 American troops from Vietnam.
1970 The Oregon Highway Division attempts to destroy a rotting beached sperm whale with explosives, leading to the now infamous "exploding whale" incident.
1970 The 1970 Bhola cyclone makes landfall on the coast of East Pakistan, becoming the deadliest tropical cyclone in history.
1969 Vietnam War: Independent investigative journalist Seymour Hersh breaks the story of the My Lai Massacre.
1961 Terry Jo Duperrault is the sole survivor of a series of brutal murders aboard the ketch Bluebelle.
1958 A team of rock climbers led by Warren Harding completes the first ascent of The Nose on El Capitan in Yosemite Valley.
1956 Morocco, Sudan and Tunisia join the United Nations.
1956 In the midst of the Suez Crisis, Palestinian refugees are shot dead in Rafah by Israel Defense Force soldiers following the invasion of the Gaza Strip.
1954 Ellis Island ceases operations.
1948 Aftermath of World War II: In Tokyo, the International Military Tribunal for the Far East sentences seven Japanese military and government officials, including General Hideki Tojo, to death for their roles in World War II.
1944 World War II: The Royal Air Force launches 29 Avro Lancaster bombers, which sink the German battleship Tirpitz, with 12,000 lb Tallboy bombs off Tromsø, Norway.
1942 World War II: Naval Battle of Guadalcanal between Japanese and American forces begins near Guadalcanal. The battle lasts for three days and ends with an American victory.
1941 World War II: Temperatures around Moscow drop to −12 °C (10 °F) as the Soviet Union launches ski troops for the first time against the freezing German forces near the city.
1941 World War II: The Soviet cruiser Chervona Ukraina is destroyed during the Battle of Sevastopol.
1940 World War II: The Battle of Gabon ends as Free French Forces take Libreville, Gabon, and all of French Equatorial Africa from Vichy French forces.
1940 World War II: Soviet Foreign Minister Vyacheslav Molotov arrives in Berlin to discuss the possibility of the Soviet Union joining the Axis Powers.
1938 Nazi Germany issues the Decree on the Elimination of Jews from Economic Life prohibiting Jews from selling goods and services or working in a trade, totally segregating Jews from the German economy.
1936 In California, the San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge opens to traffic.
1933 Nazi Germany uses a referendum to ratify its withdrawal from the League of Nations.
1928 SS Vestris sinks approximately 200 miles (320 km) off Hampton Roads, Virginia, killing at least 110 passengers, mostly women and children who die after the vessel is abandoned.
1927 Leon Trotsky is expelled from the Soviet Communist Party, leaving Joseph Stalin in undisputed control of the Soviet Union.
1920 Italy and the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes sign the Treaty of Rapallo.
1918 Dissolution of Austria-Hungary: Austria becomes a republic.[7] After the proclamation, a coup attempt by the communist Red Guard is defeated by the social-democratic Volkswehr.
1912 First Balkan War: King George I of Greece makes a triumphal entry into Thessaloniki after its liberation from 482 years of Ottoman rule.
1912 The frozen bodies of Robert Scott and his men are found on the Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica.
1905 Norway holds a referendum resulting in popular approval of the Storting's decision to authorise the government to make the offer of the throne of the newly independent country.
1893 Abdur Rahman Khan accepts the Durand Line as the border between the Emirate of Afghanistan and the British Raj.
1892 Pudge Heffelfinger becomes the first professional American football player on record, participating in his first paid game for the Allegheny Athletic Association.
1835 Construction is completed on the Wilberforce Monument in Kingston Upon Hull.
1439 Plymouth becomes the first town incorporated by the English Parliament.
1330 Battle of Posada ends: Wallachian Voievode Basarab I defeats the Hungarian army by ambush.
1028 Future Byzantine empress Zoe takes the throne as empress consort to Romanos III Argyros.
954 The 13-year-old Lothair III is crowned at the Abbey of Saint-Remi as king of the West Frankish Kingdom.
Famous People Born on November 12

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Year Name
1986 Ignazio Abate, Italian footballer
1982 Anne Hathaway, American actress
1953 Baaba Maal, Senegalese singer-songwriter and guitarist
1881 Maximilian von Weichs, German field marshal (d. 1954)
1897 Karl Marx, German composer and conductor (d. 1985)
1908 Harry Blackmun, American lawyer and judge (d. 1999)
1615 Richard Baxter, English minister, poet, and theologian (d. 1691)
1866 Sun Yat-sen, Chinese physician and politician, 1st President of the Republic of China (d. 1925)
1962 Neal Shusterman, American author and poet
1964 Vic Chesnutt, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2009)
Famous People Deaths On November 12

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Date Name
1939 Norman Bethune, Canadian physician and humanitarian (b. 1890)
1916 Percival Lowell, American astronomer, mathematician, and author (b. 1855)
1218 Henry de Abergavenny, Prior of Abergavenny and Bishop of Llandaff
2001 Albert Hague, German-American actor and composer (b. 1920)
1567 Anne de Montmorency, French general and diplomat (b. 1493)
973 Burchard III, Frankish nobleman (b. c.915)
1562 Pietro Martire Vermigli, Italian theologian (b. 1500)
1990 Eve Arden, American actress and comedian (b. 1908)
1836 Juan Ramón Balcarce, Argentinian general and politician, 6th Governor of Buenos Aires Province (b. 1773)
2007 K. C. Ibrahim, Indian cricketer (b. 1919)