Historical Events In March - 12
Friday, 26 February 2021
1993 North Korea announced its withdrawal from the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty on March - 12.
1993 Andreas J A I Bruggeman, Dutch mayor (Leiderdorp), dies at 62 on March - 12.
1994 Church of England ordains first 33 women priests on March - 12.
1994 Sandra Paretti, German/Swiss author (Drums of Winter), dies at 59 on this day in history.
1995 Congress party loses India national election on March - 12.
1995 On this day in history lara scores 139 in ODI vs Australia at Port-of-Spain
1995 Sprinter Melinda Gainsford becomes the first Australian to win a world sprint title in more than 30 years on March - 12.
1995 On this day in history world Ice Dance Championship in Birmingham UK won by Oksana Gritshuk &Evgeny Platov (Russia)
1995 On this day in history world Ice Pairs Figure Skating Championship in Birmingham UK won by Radka Kovarikova &Rene Novotny
1995 World Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Birmingham UK won by Chen Lu (China) on March - 12.
1995 World Men's Figure Skating Championship in Birmingham UK won by Elvis Stojko (Canada) on this day in history.
1996 Leeward Islands beat Trinidad by 73 runs to win Red Stripe Trophy on this day in history.
1996 On March - 12 charles Bruce Perry, professor of medicine, dies at 92
1998 On March - 12 "Sound of Music", opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC
2007 On this day in history alan Johnston, a BBC journalist disappears in Gaza City, Palestine. Van Halen is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
2012 100 people are killed in ethnic clashes and cattle raids in South Sudan on March - 12.
2013 JOGMEC becomes the first to successfully extract methane hydrate from seabed deposits on this day in history.
2014 8 people are killed, 70 are injured, & 2 buildings are leveled by a gas explosion in East Harlem, New York on March - 12.
2018 On March - 12 british Prime Minister Theresa May says Russia was "highly likely" to have poisoned a Russian spy and his daughter on March 4 with nerve agent
2018 On this day in history plane crash of Bangladeshi carrier at Kathmandu airport kills at least 49 after plane approaches runway from wrong end
2018 Research shows Chinese cites have decreased pollution by 32 percent on average in just four years on this day in history.
2018 Tens of thousands of farmers from Indian state Maharashtra end protests over loan waivers, prices and land rights after promises from state officials and walking 167km to Mumbai on March - 12.
2018 Civilian death toll in Eastern Ghouta passes 1,000 in three weeks as Syrian government forces capture the town of Mesraba on this day in history.
2018 On this day in history flight BS211 crashes in Nepal, killing 51 on board.
2019 On this day in history theresa May 's British government suffers a second defeat on a Brexit deal with the EU, 391 votes to 242
2019 On March - 12 cargo ship Grande America sinks after it caught fire on March 10 in the Bay of Biscay, approximately 200 kilometres (120 mi) west of France, causing a 2,200-tonne oil spill.
2020 On this day in history uS President Trump bans travel with 26 European countries though not the UK due to coronavirus COVID-19 (UK and Ireland added day later)
2020 UK PM Boris Johnson says the UK is facing the “worst public health crisis for a generation”, up to 10,000 people may already be infected with coronavirus COVID-19 on March - 12.
2020 Global stock markets crash due to continued concerns over COVID-19 and the U.S. travel ban on the Schengen Area. The DJIA goes into free fall, closing at over −2,300 points, the worst losses for the index since 1987 on March - 12.