Historical Events In January - 12
Monday, 10 August 2020
1907 Britain grants responsible govt to former colony of Transvaal on this day in history.
1907 On January - 12 sergei Korolev, scientist
1908 A long-distance radio message is sent from the Eiffel Tower for the first time on this day in history.
1908 Ben Seijes, Dutch historian (WW II) on this day in history.
1909 On January - 12 mauritz Hugo, Sweden, actor (Atomic Blonde, Road Agent)
1910 Charles Martin, cartoonist on this day in history.
1911 On January - 12 the University of the Philippines College of Law is formally established; three future Philippine presidents are among the first enrollees.
1912 -47ºF (-44ºC), Washta IA (state record) on this day in history.
1912 On January - 12 -47°F (-44°C), Washta, Iowa (state record)
1915 On January - 12 congress establishes the Rocky Mountain National Park in the U.S.
1915 House of Representatives rejects proposal to give women the right to vote on this day in history.
1915 House of Reps rejects proposal to give women right to vote on January - 12.
1916 Britain proclaims Gilbert &Ellice Island colony in the Pacific on this day in history.
1916 SS Dromonby, built in 1900 for the Ropner fleet it was sunk by the German raider Moewe 180 miles nw of Fastnet Rock on this day in history.
1916 On January - 12 the birth of P.W Botha, South African politician
1916 Britain proclaims Gilbert & Ellice Is colony in Pacific on this day in history.
1918 On January - 12 montreal Canadien Joe Malone scores 5 goals beating Ottawa 9-4
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 Kenesaw Mountain Landis becomes 1st commissioner of baseball on January - 12.
1924 On this day in history history of Science Society organized at Boston
1925 On January - 12 john Howard Lawson's "Processional," premieres in NYC
1925 Oskar Brefeld, German botanist, dies at 85 on this day in history.
1928 On this day in history vladimir Horowitz debuts as soloist with the New York Philharmonic at Carnegie Hall.
1928 On January - 12 philip Barry & Elmer Rice's "Cock Robin," premieres in NYC
1928 On this day in history ruth Snyder, 1st woman to die in electric chair
1929 Seatrain (RR cars on ships) service begins, New Orleans-Havana on January - 12.
1930 On January - 12 nHL's Boston Bruins win then-record 14th consecutive game
1932 France's Laval government falls on this day in history.
1932 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1932 On this day in history france's Laval govt falls
1933 On January - 12 uprising of Guardia Civil in Spain, 25 dies
1933 US Congress recognize independence Philippines on January - 12.