Historical Events In January - 12
Sunday, 16 February 2020
1907 On this day in history britain grants responsible govt to former colony of Transvaal
1907 Sergei Korolev, scientist on this day in history.
1908 On January - 12 a long-distance radio message is sent from the Eiffel Tower for the first time.
1908 On this day in history ben Seijes, Dutch historian (WW II)
1909 On January - 12 mauritz Hugo, Sweden, actor (Atomic Blonde, Road Agent)
1910 Charles Martin, cartoonist on January - 12.
1911 The University of the Philippines College of Law is formally established; three future Philippine presidents are among the first enrollees on January - 12.
1912 On this day in history -47ºF (-44ºC), Washta IA (state record)
1912 -47°F (-44°C), Washta, Iowa (state record) on this day in history.
1915 Congress establishes the Rocky Mountain National Park in the U.S on this day in history.
1915 On this day in history house of Representatives rejects proposal to give women the right to vote
1915 House of Reps rejects proposal to give women right to vote on this day in history.
1916 Britain proclaims Gilbert &Ellice Island colony in the Pacific on this day in history.
1916 On this day in history sS Dromonby, built in 1900 for the Ropner fleet it was sunk by the German raider Moewe 180 miles nw of Fastnet Rock
1916 On January - 12 the birth of P.W Botha, South African politician
1916 On this day in history britain proclaims Gilbert & Ellice Is colony in Pacific
1918 Montreal Canadien Joe Malone scores 5 goals beating Ottawa 9-4 on this day in history.
1920 Annual drafting of baseball players from minor leagues to be done in inverse order of the final standings, agreed to on January - 12.
1921 On January - 12 kenesaw Mountain Landis becomes 1st commissioner of baseball
1924 On January - 12 history of Science Society organized at Boston
1925 On this day in history john Howard Lawson's "Processional," premieres in NYC
1925 Oskar Brefeld, German botanist, dies at 85 on this day in history.
1928 Vladimir Horowitz debuts as soloist with the New York Philharmonic at Carnegie Hall on this day in history.
1928 On January - 12 philip Barry & Elmer Rice's "Cock Robin," premieres in NYC
1928 Ruth Snyder, 1st woman to die in electric chair on January - 12.
1929 Seatrain (RR cars on ships) service begins, New Orleans-Havana on January - 12.
1930 NHL's Boston Bruins win then-record 14th consecutive game on January - 12.
1932 On January - 12 france's Laval government falls
1932 On January - 12 hattie W. Caraway becomes the first woman U.S. Senator.
1932 Oliver Wendell Holmes steps down from the Supreme Court at age 90 on this day in history.
1932 Philip Barry's "Animal Kingdom," premieres in New York City NY on January - 12.
1932 France's Laval govt falls on this day in history.
1933 On this day in history uprising of Guardia Civil in Spain, 25 dies
1933 On January - 12 uS Congress recognize independence Philippines