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Historical Events In April - 12

Wednesday, 25 May 2022

1943  On April - 12 allies conquer Soussa, North-Africa  

1944  On April - 12 lillian Hellman's "Searching Wind," premieres in NYC  

1945  General Eisenhower is shown the first cave where the Nazis hoarded $250 million in captured treasures, one half-mile under the earth's surface on this day in history.  

1945  On this day in history canadian troops liberate Nazi concentration camp Westerbork, Neth  

1945  On this day in history franklin Delano Roosevelt, 32nd Pres (D) (1933-1945), dies at 63  

1946  On this day in history syria gains independence from France  

1946  August Borms, Flemish nazi collaborator, executed at 67 on April - 12.  

1947  On this day in history christian F L Leipoldt, South African writer (Die Moormansgat), dies  

1951  Israeli Knesset officially designated April 13 as Holocaust Day on this day in history.  

1951  Harold Vincent Milligan, composer, dies at 62 on April - 12.  

1952  Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Houston Weathervane Golf Tournament on April - 12.  

1953  17th Golf Masters Championship: Ben Hogan wins, shooting a 274 on this day in history.  

1954  On this day in history billy Haley records "Rock Around the Clock"  

1954  Joe Turner releases "Shake, Rattle and Roll" on April - 12.  

1954  18th Golf Masters Championship: Sam Snead wins, shooting a 289 on this day in history.  

1954  On April - 12 pim [Willem JH] Mulier, Dutch journalist/sports-organizer, dies at 89  

1955  On April - 12 salk polio vaccine safe and effective;  

1955  1st game in KC, KC A's beat Detroit Tigers, 6-2 on this day in history.  

1956  On this day in history the birth of Andy Garcia, American actor  

1959  On April - 12 ernest Willem Mulder, composer, dies at 60  

1961  On April - 12 ray Charles wins 4 Grammys  

1961  Yuri Alexeyevich Gagarin becomes first person to orbit Earth (Vostok 1) I have a book issued by the USSR on his flight on this day in history.  

1961  Yuri Alexeyevich Gagarin becomes person to orbit Earth UFO theorists start talking about government conspiracies on this day in history.  

1961  On this day in history nils-Eric Fougstedt, composer, dies at 50  

1962  On April - 12 u.S. Navy demonstrates new landing craft with retractable hydrofoils, LCVP (H)  

1963  On April - 12 beatles "From Me to You" is released in UK  

1963  Birmingham police use dogs and cattle prods on peaceful demonstrators on this day in history.  

1965  On this day in history linda Darnell, US actress (Dakota Incident), dies at 43  

1966  On April - 12 rocker Jan Berry crashes his corvette into a parked truck  

1966  Sumokil, president of Republic South Moluccas, executed on this day in history.  

1969  Simon and Garfunkel releases "Boxer" on April - 12.  

1972  C W Ceram, [Kurt Marek], German/US writer (1st American), dies at 57 on April - 12.  

1974  Carl Jaffe, dies at 72 on April - 12.  

1975  Linda Ronstadt releases "When Will I Be Loved" on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 12

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0812  Muhammad at-Taqi, Muslim Shia Imam (d. 835) was born on this day in history.  

1484  On this day in history birth of antonio da Sangallo the Younger, Italian architect (d. 1546)  

1500  On this day in history birth of joachim Camerarius, [Liebhard Kammerer], German humanist  

1526  On this day in history birth of muretus, French humanist (d. 1585)  

1550  Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, English politician (d. 1604) was born on this day in history.  

1577  Christian IV of Denmark (d. 1648) was born on this day in history.  

1579  Francois de Bassompierre, marshal of France was born on April - 12.  

1626  Paul Hainlein, composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In April - 12

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0065  On April - 12 death of seneca the Younger, Roman philosopher, statesman and dramatist  

0238  On April - 12 death of gordian II, heir to the Roman Empire (killed in battle)  

0352  Julius I, pope (337-52), dies on this day in history.  

0434  Death of Archbishop Maximianus of Constantinople on April - 12.  

1125  Death of Vladislaus I of Bohemia on this day in history.  

1443  On April - 12 death of henry Chichele, Archbishop of Canterbury  

1550  On April - 12 claude of Lorraine, duke of Guise, dies at 53  

1555  Johanna de Wanzinnige, Queen of Castilie (1504-20), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

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