Historical Events of 12 April

Historical Events of 12 April

Historical Events Of Today


  • 1945 - Today's invasion of Okinawa by America; Japanese Cabinet resigns; US President Roosevelt's Death
  • 1991 - On this day, the Gulf War formally ended.
  • 1998 - Today, Girija Prasad Koirala appointed Nepal's new Prime Minister
  • 2006 - On this day, President of Cyprus Tasos Pappadlos arrives in India on a 6-day visit.
  • 2007 - Today, Pakistan approves India on Iran gas pipeline. Airlines Jet bought Air Sahara.
  • 2008 - On this day, the Caparo group, owned by British industrialist and MP Lord Swarajpal of Indian origin, decided to install three units of motor vehicle parts in Singur in West Bengal.
  • 2008 - Three people, including two Indian engineers, died in suicide attack on a convoy of Indians in Afghanistan on today.
  • 2010- Today, Indian Kabaddi team at Guru Nanak Dev Stadium in Ludhiana, Punjab (India) defeated Pakistan team 58-24 and won the first World Cup Kabaddi competition.
  • 2010 - Today, the British-Indian writer Rana Dasgupta was announced the 2010 Commonwealth Writers Award for Mahagath Solo.
  • 2010- Today's Australian Glenda Guest's 'Sidon Rock' received the 'Best First Book' award in the Grand Finale of the award here.
  • 2014- Today, the famous songwriter Gulzar was awarded the Dadasaheb Phalke award for the year 2013.

Historical Events of 12 April


Today's Famous Birthdays



  • 1885 - Today, Rakkaldas Bandyopadhyay - famous Indian historian and archaeologist was born.
  • 1910 - Today Kedar Sharma - Indian film director, producer, screenwriter and lyricist of Hindi films was born
  • 1917 - Today Venu Mankad - one of India's great cricketers. Their names are named World's Best Allrounders.
  • 1937 - Gulshan Bawra - A famous songwriter of Hindi films was born on this day.
  • 1943 - Today, Sumitra Mahajan - the President of the famous politician and the 16th Lok Sabha was born.
  • 1954 - Today, Saffar Hashmi - famous Marxist playwright, artist, director and songwriter was born.
  • 1981 - Today, Tulsi Gebard is the first Hindu American MP in the US Congress.



Who Died Today in History


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