Today in History: January 12

Countless events and incidents happen everyday and some of them leave mark on the date at which they occur. Every year, dozens of incidents occur everyday, some spread happiness while some leave a sorrowful or stressful impact.

Baaghi TV is to share with you the important events that occurred on today’s date in history.

January 12th has many significant event on it and the people associated to that event or incident recall that everyday including birthdays, anniversaries or death, successes or failure, win or lose, everything.

  • 1554:  Bayinnaung was crowned King of Burma as to assemble the largest empire in South Asia.

    Bayinnaung was crowned King of Burma
    The statue of Bayinnaung
  • 1886: The Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) was formed in London. It is the oldest society that is British-founded multidisciplinary professional institute aimed for global aerospace community.
  • 1895: National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty mostly known as the National Trust, was founded in the United Kingdom. The trust defines itself as  “A charity that works to preserve and protect historic places and spaces for ever, for everyone.” It is the largest membership organisation in United Kingdom (UK) and included in largest UK charities over income and assets.
    National Trust
  • 1908: A radio message of long-distance was sent from Eiffel Tower for the first time.
  • 1915: The United States House of Representatives rejected a proposal to give women the right to cast their vote.
  • 1932:  Hattie Caraway became the first woman elected as senator by big majority in United States Senate.
    Hattie Caraway becomes the first woman elected to the United States Senate
  • 1942: World War II: United States (US) President Franklin D. Roosevelt created the National War Labor Board whose main aim purpose was to stop conflicts between the workers and employers to assure labor honesty and productivity amid the war.
    Frankl D. Roosevelt; president of the United States of America. Photograph. November 9th 1932. (Photo by Imagno/Getty Images) Franklin D. Roosevelt; PrŠsident der USA. Photographie. 9.11.1932.
  • 1991:  Gulf War: An act of the U.S. Congress empowered the use of military force to expel Iraq out of Kuwait.
    Gulf War 1991
  • 2001:  Downtown Disney opened to the public the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California.
    Downtown disney
  • 2006: A stampede during the Stoning ritual at the Hajj in Mina killed at least 362 Muslim pilgrims.
  • 2010: An earthquake in Haiti killed more than 100,000 people and destroyed a huge part of capital Port-au-Prince.
    The Haitian national palace shows heavy damage after an earthquake measuring 7 plus on the Richter scale rocked Port au Prince Haiti just before 5 pm yesterday, January 12, 2009.
  • 2015: Cameroon killed at least 143 Boko Haram fighters in clashes with them.
    cameroon troops
  • 2015: A serviceman stationed at 102nd Military Base of Russia killed almost seven people in Gyumri, Armenia.102 airbase
  • 1954: Famous politician of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Zulfiqar Mirza was born.
  • 1928: Famous name in literature and writing Inayat Hussain Bhatti was born.
    Innayat hussain bhatti


The history leaves a remark to be recalled because a human learns from his mistake in the past. 

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