Historical Events In April - 12
Friday, 14 August 2020
1996 Marthe Robert, essayist/translator, dies at 82 on April - 12.
1997 On this day in history george Wald, scientist, dies at 90
1998 On this day in history in Austria a 6.0 earthquake resulted in the death of one person of a heart attack at Bovec, Slovenia.
2007 On April - 12 don Imus is fired by CBS for making controversial comments about the Rutgers women's basketball team.
2009 President Mahmoud Abbas of e Paleinian National Auority makes a courtesy phone call to Prime Minier Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel, rearting e Paleinian-Israeli dialogue on April - 12.
2009 On April - 12 u.S. Navy rescues captain Richa Phillips, killing ree pirates and capturing a four.
2012 A ceasefire in the 2011-2012 Syrian uprising comes into effect on this day in history.
2012 Mutinous soldiers in Guinea-Bissau stage a coup d'état and take control of the capital city, Bissau. They arrest interim President Raimundo Pereira and leading presidential candidate Carlos Gomes Júnior in the midst of a presidential election campaign on April - 12.
2013 11 people are killed and 30 are injured in mosque attacks across Iraq on this day in history.
2014 The new drug, ABT-450, with a 90-95% success rate for treating Hepatitis C, is announced on April - 12.