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January 12 is the 12th (twelfth) day of the year on the Gregorian calendar.

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Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

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Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

January 12 – A Day as Today – Events

  • 29 a. C .: in Ancient Rome the civil war ends.
  • 1072: in Spain, after the Battle of Golpejera, Sancho II is crowned King of León.
  • 1180: Alfonso VIII grants the Jurisdiction of Villasila and Villamelendro
  • 1230: Jaime I of Aragon conquers the island of Mallorca.
  • 1528: in Sweden, Gustavo I is crowned king.
  • 1610: in Spain the expulsion of the Moors from Andalusia is decreed.
  • 1719: in the Tydal mountains, in the Trøndelag region (Norway), in the framework of the Great Northern War (1700-1721), about 4,000 Caroline soldiers (of King Carlos XI and Carlos XII) die frozen.
  • 1755: in Moscow (Russian Empire), Empress Elizabeth approves the creation of the first Russian university, the University of Moscow.
  • 1777: the Santa Clara de Asís mission, the eighth Spanish mission in the region, was founded in the current city of Santa Clara (California).
  • 1807: part of the city of Leyden (Netherlands) is destroyed by the explosion of a ship loaded with gunpowder.
  • 1812: in the department of Potosí (in the southwest of Upper Peru, present-day Bolivia) ―at the end of the first aid expedition to Upper Peru― the Spanish defeat the Argentines in the battle of the Quebrada del Nazareno.
  • 1816: in France, a government law banishes the entire Bonaparte family.
  • 1829: in Mexico, the Congress of the Republic annuls the presidential elections.
  • 1832: in Spain, Ramón de Mesonero Romanos begins the publication of his «Matritenses scenes» in the literary magazine Castas Españolas.
  • 1848: in Palermo (Sicily) the independence revolution begins against the Bourbons of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies.
  • 1866: Chile and Peru ratify a treaty of offensive and defensive alliance to repel the aggressions of the Spanish army, which tried to block the Chilean ports.
  • 1872: in Aksum (Ethiopia) Yohannes IV is crowned emperor, the first imperial coronation in 200 years.
  • 1874: in Cartagena (Spain), the cantonalist insurrection that formed the Canton of Cartagena ended and resisted the blockade by land and sea by government forces.
  • 1875: in China, Kwang-Su is crowned emperor.
  • 1881: in the framework of the War of the Pacific, in the battle of San Juan and Chorrillos Bolivia, Chile and Peru face.
  • 1895: in London (British Empire) The National Trust (current National Foundation for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty) is founded.
  • 1898: In Tokyo (Japan) Itō Hirobumi begins his third term as Prime Minister of Japan.
  • 1899: the Argentine school frigate Presidente Sarmiento embarks on its first circumnavigation trip.
  • 1905: in Ecuador, Lizardo García is elected president.
  • 1906: In London, UK, Henry Campbell-Bannerman’s cabinet (which includes H. H. Asquith, Winston Churchill, and David Lloyd George) embarks on radical social reforms.
  • 1908: in Paris (France) a radio message is sent from the Eiffel Tower for the first time.
  • 1910: in the United States – within the framework of racial segregation in the United States that legally existed in that country until 1967 – Congress passes a law against trafficking in “white” (implying that only white women would be protected) .
  • 1913: in Kiel and Wilhelmshaven the bases of the German submarine fleet are established (preparing the start of the First World War).
  • 1915: In the United States, the House of Representatives rejects a proposal to grant white women the right to vote.
  • 1915 – In the United States, the United States Congress creates the Rocky Mountain National Park.
  • 1917: in the Argentine town of San Carlos Centro (Santa Fe province) the Club Atlético Argentino de San Carlos is founded.
  • 1918: In Finland, the Confessional Mosaics Act comes into effect, making Finns of Jewish origin legal citizens.
  • 1924: in Spain, Miguel Primo de Rivera dissolves the provincial councils, except those of Navarra and the Basque Country.
  • 1926: the British government protests to that of Mexico over Article 27 of the Constitution of that country, which prohibits foreigners from owning oil lands.
  • 1932: in the United States Hattie Caraway becomes the first white woman to be elected senator.
  • 1936: Cuban aviator Menéndez Peláez takes off from the Camagüey airport (Cuba) to carry out the transatlantic flight Havana-Madrid, which he did in four stages.
  • 1937: Amin al-Husayni, Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, demands an end to Jewish immigration to Palestine.
  • 1937: Melilla becomes a base for German submarines.
  • 1938: in the Soviet Union the constituent session of the new Supreme Soviet is celebrated.
  • 1940: in Guayaquil (Ecuador), the supporters of José María Velasco Ibarra lead a revolutionary movement.
  • 1940: in the framework of the winter war, the Soviet Union bombed cities in Finland.
  • 1941: Club Sport Cartaginés obtains its third First Division Champion title in Costa Rica
  • 1942: in the framework of World War II, Japan – after having invaded the Celebes Islands and the island of Borneo – declares war on the Dutch East Indies.
  • 1946: in New York, the UN General Assembly creates the Security Council.
  • 1948: in the United States, the Supreme Court declares equal education for whites and blacks. However, racial segregation in the United States will be officially abolished in 1967.
  • 1952: the Central Bank of the Argentine Republic announces that all exports must be paid for before being shipped.
  • 1953: in Yugoslavia the new constitution comes into force and Marshal Josip Broz Tito is proclaimed president of the republic.
  • 1954: in Australia more than 200 people die as a result of an avalanche.
  • 1959: in Maro, in southern Spain, five young people rediscover the Cueva de Nerja. Inside there were paintings of seals made by Neanderthals between 41,500 and 40,300 BC. C. (which makes them the first known work of art in History).
  • 1961: at the University of Barcelona, ​​a general strike to protest an attack on students.
  • 1963: a military insurrection begins in Togo against the regime of Sylvanus Olympio.
  • 1964: in Zanzibar the Revolution of Zanzibar begins, that will proclaim a republic.
  • 1966: In the United States, President Lyndon B. Johnson declares that his country will keep Vietnam invaded until all communists are killed.
  • 1966: in the United States the television series Batman with Adam West and Burt Ward is emitted for the first time.
  • 1967: a heavy snowfall occurs in the Agua Volcano (Guatemala), which covers the entire summit. That was the last time it snowed on this Guatemalan volcano.
  • 1967: In the United States, psychology professor James Bedford dies of cancer and becomes the first person to be cryogenically preserved with the idea of ​​being resurrected in the future.
  • 1968: in the Soviet Union, the writer Alexandr Guinzburg is sentenced to 5 years in prison.
  • 1969: Led Zeppelin releases their debut album, Led Zeppelin.
  • 1970: the Nigerian Government crushes the short-lived Republic of Biafra (1967-1970). The civil war ends.
  • 1970: great floods occur in Spain due to the overflow of the Ebro, Tajo, Duero, Guadiana and Guadalquivir rivers.
  • 1971: in Germany, the Ministry of Agriculture prohibits the use of the insecticide DDT due to its carcinogenic characteristics. The ban will take effect on May 17.
  • 1971: in the United States the trial begins against the Catholic priest Philip Berrigan (1923-2002) and five others for claiming that they would make a “symbolic arrest” against Henry Kissinger (one of those responsible for the Vietnam War). Although the government will spend two million dollars in the coming years, it will not be able to condemn them.
  • 1971: the successful sitcom All in the Family begins in the United States on the CBS channel.
  • 1976: The United Nations Security Council votes 11 to 1 to allow the Palestine Liberation Organization to participate in a council debate (albeit without the right to vote).
  • 1981: The Uruguayan national team is proclaimed Champion of the World Champions Gold Cup by defeating the Brazilian team.
  • 1983: in El Salvador the rebellion led by Siegfried Ochoa ends.
  • 1986: the American shuttle Columbia is launched into space with the aim of putting the Cabion-1 communications satellite into orbit.
  • 1988: the world’s first test-tube quintuplets are born in Michigan (United States).
  • 1988: in Antarctica, Spain installs its first base.
  • 1991: in Spain, the vice president of the government Alfonso Guerra resigns, dragged by scandals.
  • 1991: In Lithuania, on the night of 12-13, thousands of civilians gather around Parliament and confront Soviet troops.
  • 1991: In the United States, both the Senate and Congress authorize President Bush to use force against Iraq.
  • 1992: in Algeria the electoral process in whose first round of December 26 the Islamists had triumphed is annulled.
  • 1993: in Paris, 120 countries sign an agreement to ban chemical weapons.
  • 1994: in the Fiji Islands, Ratu Sir Kamisese Mara is appointed president.
  • 1995: in Paris, President François Mitterrand inaugurates the largest music complex in Europe.
  • 1998: in Paris, 19 European countries, Spain among them, sign the Council of Europe protocol that prohibits the cloning of human beings, the first international legal text on this matter.
  • 1998: The German government agrees to pay 100 million euros to the Eastern Jews who survived the Nazi Holocaust.
  • 1998: in Chile, the Chilean Air Force successfully achieves the “Manu Tama’I” operation in which F-5E Tigre III fighter planes fly directly from mainland Chile to Easter Island, being refueled in the air by the KC- 707 Águila, of the institution.
  • 1999: Britney Spears releases her first album “… Baby One More Time”, with which she has currently sold more than 30 million copies worldwide, and earned her her first RIAA certified diamond disc.
  • 2004: the largest ocean liner in the world, the Queen Mary 2, is launched.
  • 2005: The Deep Impact space probe takes off from Cape Canaveral (Florida).
  • 2006: in Mina (Saudi Arabia) there is a stampede during the ritual of the Stoning of Satan. At least 362 Muslim pilgrims die.
  • 2010: a devastating earthquake with a magnitude of 7, with an epicenter 15 km from Port-au-Prince (Haiti), causes about 316,000 deaths.
  • 2011: in Santiago de Compostela (Galicia) the City of Culture of Galicia is inaugurated.
  • 2011: In the United States, the Google company censors the video channel of the Cubadebate website on the YouTube website.
  • 2012: In Limonade, 15 km south of Cap Haitien (Haiti) the Rey Henri Christophe campus of the Haitian State University is inaugurated, in commemoration of the second anniversary of the 2010 earthquake. It was donated by the Government of the Dominican Republic with a part of the donations that country received on behalf of Haiti.3
  • 2014: in Vatican City, Pope Francis appoints 19 new cardinals.
  • 2016: in Istanbul, a new suicide attack is perpetrated near the tourist attraction of the Blue Mosque, leaving 10 dead and 15 injured.
  • 2017: the video with the most views in history is uploaded to the YouTube platform Despacito by Luis Fonsi with Daddy Yankee.
  • 2018: Camila Cabello makes her debut album, Camila.

Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

A Day as Today - Born - Dorian's Secrets
Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

January 12 – A Day as Today – Births

  • 1474: Nitiánanda, Bengali Hindu saint (c. 1540 approx.).
  • 1483: Henry III of Nassau-Breda, German aristocrat (d. 1538).
  • 1562: Carlos Manuel I, Savoyard aristocrat (d. 1630).
  • 1580: Jan Baptist van Helmont, Belgian physicist and chemist (d. 1644).
  • 1588: John Winthrop, American political leader (d. 1649).
  • 1591: José de Ribera, Spanish painter (d. 1652).
  • 1597: François Duquesnoy, Italian sculptor (d. 1643).
  • 1628: Charles Perrault, French writer of children’s stories like Tom Thumb or Little Red Riding Hood (d. 1703).
  • 1711: Gaetano Latilla, Italian composer (d. 1788).
  • 1715: Jacques Duphly, French composer (d. 1789).
  • 1716: Antonio de Ulloa, Spanish sailor and scientist (d. 1795).
  • 1721: Ferdinand of Brunswick, Prussian Marshal (d. 1792).
  • 1729: Edmund Burke, Irish politician and writer (d. 1797).
  • 1746: Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi, Swiss educator (d. 1827).
  • 1751: Ferdinand I of Bourbon, Sicilian aristocrat, king between 1759 and 1825 (f. 1825).
  • 1792: Johan August Arfwedson, Swedish chemist (d. 1841).
  • 1797: Gideon Brecher, Austrian Jewish physician and writer (d. 1873).
  • 1809: Leopoldo O’Donnell, Spanish military and politician (d. 1867).
  • 1822: Etienne Lenoir, Belgian engineer, creator of the internal combustion engine (d. 1900).
  • 1843: José Peón y Contreras, Mexican poet (d. 1907).
  • 1849: Jean Béraud, French impressionist painter (d. 1935).
  • 1849: Candelario Obeso, Colombian writer (d. 1884).
  • 1852: Joseph Joffre, French general (d. 1931).
  • 1856: John Singer Sargent, Italian-American painter (d. 1925).
  • 1863: Swami Vivekananda, Indian philosopher (d. 1902).
  • 1873: Spiridon Louis, Greek athlete (d. 1940).
  • 1874: James Juvenal, American rower (d. 1942).
  • 1876: Jack London, American writer (d. 1916).
  • 1876: Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, Italian-German composer (d. 1948).
  • 1878: Ferenc Molnár, Hungarian writer (d. 1952).
  • 1882: Milton Sills, American actor (d. 1930).
  • 1884 – Texas Guinan, American actress (d. 1933).
  • 1893: Hermann Goering, German military and politician (d. 1946).
  • 1893: Alfred Rosenberg, Estonian politician and Nazi leader (d. 1946).
  • 1894: Georges Carpentier, French boxer (d. 1975).
  • 1895: Marcial Mora, Chilean politician (d. 1972).
  • 1896: David Wechsler, American psychologist (d. 1981).
  • 1899: Pierre Bernac, French opera singer (d. 1979).
  • 1899: Paul Hermann Müller, Swiss chemist, 1948 Nobel Prize winner for physiology or medicine (d. 1965).
  • 1901: Salvador Cardona, Spanish cyclist (d. 1985).
  • 1903: Igor Kurchatov, Russian physicist (d. 1960).
  • 1904 – Mississippi Fred McDowell, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1972).
  • 1905: Tex Ritter, American singer and actor (d. 1974).
  • 1906: Emmanuel Lévinas, Lithuanian philosopher (d. 1995).
  • 1907: Sergey Korolyov, Russian rocket designer and engineer (d. 1966).
  • 1908: José Limón, Mexican dancer, teacher and choreographer (d. 1972).
  • 1908: Alfredo Zalce, Mexican painter and muralist (d. 2003).
  • 1908: Jean Delannoy, French filmmaker, screenwriter and actor (d. 2008).
  • 1910: Patsy Kelly, American actress (d. 1981).
  • 1910: Luise Rainer, American actress of German origin (d. 2014).
  • 1912: Raúl Benito Castillo, Argentine politician (d. 1969).
  • 1912: Florindo Sassone, Argentine musician (d. 1982).
  • 1914: Enrique Miret Magdalena, Spanish theologian (d. 2009).
  • 1914: Diego Espín Cánovas, Spanish jurist (d. 2007).
  • 1916: Pieter Willem Botha, South African politician, president between 1984 and 1989 (d. 2006).
  • 1916: Jay McShann, American singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 2006).
  • 1917: Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, Indian Hindu religious (d. 2008).
  • 1920: Bill Reid, Canadian sculptor.
  • 1921: Julio Cicero, Mexican Jesuit and biologist (d. 2012).
  • 1923: Tito Alberti, Argentine musician and composer (d. 2009).
  • 1923: Ira Hayes, US Marine, one of those who raised the flag at Iwo Jima (d. 1955).
  • 1924: Olivier Gendebien, Belgian motor racing driver (d. 1998).
  • 1925: Katherine MacGregor, American actress.
  • 1926: Morton Feldman, American composer (d. 1987).
  • 1926: Ray Price, American singer (d. 2013).
  • 1926: Abraham Serfaty, Moroccan politician (d. 2010).
  • 1927: Leopoldo Federico, Argentine conductor, composer and bandoneon player (f. 2014).
  • 1929: Alasdair MacIntyre, Anglo-American philosopher.
  • 1930: Glenn Yarbrough, singer and American actor, of the band The Limeliters.
  • 1936: Liliana Cavani, Italian filmmaker.
  • 1936: Miguel de Guzmán, Spanish mathematician (d. 2004).
  • 1939: Héctor Ortega, Mexican actor, film director and screenwriter (f. 2020).
  • 1941: Rodrigo Uría Meruéndano, Spanish jurist.
  • 1942: Ramiro de León Carpio, Guatemalan politician (f. 2002).
  • 1944: Joe Frazier, American boxer (d. 2011).
  • 1944: Vlastimil Hort, Czech chess player.
  • 1944: Carlos Villagrán (Quico), Mexican actor.
  • 1946: George Duke, American pianist and composer (d. 2013).
  • 1948: Gordon Campbell, Canadian politician.
  • 1948: Brendan Foster, British athletic commentator.
  • 1948: William Nicholson, British writer and screenwriter.
  • 1949: Ottmar Hitzfeld, German soccer coach.
  • 1949: Hamadi Jebali, Tunisian engineer, journalist and politician, 19th Prime Minister.
  • 1949: Haruki Murakami, Japanese writer.
  • 1951: Kirstie Alley, American actress.
  • 1951: Rush Limbaugh, American television presenter and writer.
  • 1952: Walter Mosley, American writer.
  • 1952: El Nani (Santiago Corella), Spanish robber.
  • 1953: Mary Harron, Canadian screenwriter and director.
  • 1954: Manuela Bravo, Argentine singer and actress.
  • 1954: Jesús María Satrústegui, Spanish footballer.
  • 1954: Howard Stern, American conductor, humorist and author.
  • 1955: Rockne S. O’Bannon, American screenwriter and producer.
  • 1956: Ana Rosa Quintana, Spanish television presenter and journalist.
  • 1956: Marie Colvin, American war reporter (d. 2012).
  • 1957: John Lasseter, creative director and animator of Pixar.
  • 1958: Cecilio Alonso, Spanish handball player.
  • 1958: Christiane Amanpour, Anglo-American journalist and writer.
  • 1959: Blixa Bargeld, German singer, of the band Einstürzende Neubauten.
  • 1959: Ralf Moeller, German actor and bodybuilder.
  • 1959: Per Gessle, Swedish songwriter and singer, of the band Roxette.
  • 1960: Oliver Platt, Canadian actor.
  • 1960: Dominique Wilkins, Franco-American basketball player.
  • 1961: Francisco Marhuenda, journalist, director of the newspaper La Razón and Spanish politician.
  • 1962: Luna Vachon, American-Canadian professional wrestler (d. 2010).
  • 1963: François Girard, Canadian director and screenwriter.
  • 1963: Nando Reis, Brazilian singer-songwriter, guitarist and producer, of the band Titãs.
  • 1964: Jeff Bezos, American businessman, founder of Amazon.com.
  • 1964: Laura Arraya, Peruvian tennis player.
  • 1965: Rob Zombie, American musician, filmmaker and writer.
  • 1966: Olivier Martínez, French actor.
  • 1967: Vendela Kirsebom, Swedish-American model and actress.
  • 1967: Sergio Novelli, Venezuelan journalist and broadcaster.
  • 1968: Rachael Harris, American actress.
  • 1968: Laura Mañá, Spanish film director.
  • 1968: Junichi Masuda, Japanese video game composer, developer, and producer.
  • 1968: Heather Mills, British activist and ex-wife of Paul McCartney.
  • 1968: Mauro Silva, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1969: Robert Prosinečki, Croatian footballer.
  • 1970: Zack de la Rocha, American musician, of the band Rage Against the Machine.
  • 1970: Raekwon, American rapper, of the band Wu-Tang Clan.
  • 1971: Scott Burrell, American basketball player.
  • 1973: Hande Yener, Turkish singer.
  • 1974: Melanie Chisholm, British singer, of the band Spice Girls.
  • 1974: Claudia Conserva, Chilean model and actress.
  • 1975: Jason Freese, American musician, of the band Green Day.
  • 1976: María José Loyola Anaya, Mexican singer and songwriter.
  • 1977: Yoandy Garlobo, Cuban baseball player.
  • 1977: Piolo Pascual, Filipino actor, singer, and producer.
  • 1978: Luis Ayala, Mexican baseball player.
  • 1978: Jeremy Camp, American singer-songwriter and guitarist.
  • 1978: Santiago Hirsig, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1978: Bonaventure Kalou, Ivorian footballer.
  • 1979: John Galliquio, Peruvian soccer player.
  • 1979: Grzegorz Rasiak, Polish footballer.
  • 1980: Amerie, American singer-songwriter.
  • 1981: Luis Ernesto Pérez, Mexican soccer player.
  • 1982: Paul-Henri Mathieu, French tennis player.
  • 1982: Dean Whitehead, British footballer.
  • 1984: Oribe Peralta, Mexican soccer player.
  • 1985: Yohana Cobo, Spanish actress.
  • 1985: Artem Milevskiy, Ukrainian footballer.
  • 1985: Borja Valero, Spanish soccer player.
  • 1986: Gemma Arterton, British actress.
  • 1986: Miguel Ángel Nieto, Spanish footballer.
  • 1986: Pablo Daniel Osvaldo, Italian-Argentine footballer.
  • 1986: Kieron Richardson, British actor.
  • 1987: Naya Rivera, American actress and singer
  • 1987: Salvatore Sirigu, Italian footballer.
  • 1988: Claude Giroux, Canadian ice hockey player.
  • 1988: Roberto Marín, Mexican actor.
  • 1988: Martín Leonel Martínez, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1988: Romi Rain, American pornographic actress.
  • 1990: Sergei Kariakin, Russian chess player.
  • 1991: Pixie Lott, singer-songwriter and British actress.
  • 1992: Ishak Belfodil, Algerian footballer.
  • 1992: Samuele Longo, Italian footballer.
  • 1992: Lucas Mugni, Argentine footballer.
  • 1993: Luciano Corigliano, Mexican actor of Argentine origin.
  • 1993: Zayn Malik, British singer.
  • 1993: D.O, South Korean singer, actor and model.
  • 1994: Emre Can, German footballer.
  • 1995: Maverick Viñales, Spanish motorcyclist.
  • 1995: Alessio Romagnoli, Italian footballer.
  • 1996: Ella Henderson, British singer and songwriter.
  • 1998: Alejandro Correa, Mexican actor.
  • 1998: Nathan Gamble, American actor.

Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

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Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

January 12 – A Day as Today – Deaths

  • 1322: Mary of Brabant, queen consort of France between 1274 and 1285 (b. 1254).
  • 1519: Maximilian I of Habsburg, Germanic Roman aristocrat, emperor between 1508 and 1519 (b.1459).
  • 1665: Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (b.1601).
  • 1674: Giacomo Carissimi, Italian composer (b.1605).
  • 1705: Luca Giordano, Italian artist (b.1634).
  • 1735: John Eccles, British composer (b.1668).
  • 1765: Johann Melchior Molter, German composer and violinist (b.1696).
  • 1788: Francisco Noroña, Spanish religious, physician and botanist (b. 1748).
  • 1806: Manuel Abad y Lasierra, Spanish religious (b. 1729).
  • 1809: Antonio Sangenís Torres, Spanish military engineer (b. 1767).
  • 1812: Lucas González Balcarce, Argentine military man (b. 1777).
  • 1829: Friedrich von Schlegel, German philosopher (b. 1772).
  • 1856: Ľudovít Štúr, Slovak politician and writer (b. 1815).
  • 1861: Václav Hanka, Czech philologist and archaeologist (b. 1791).
  • 1871: Eduardo Zamacois y Zabala, Spanish painter (b. 1841).
  • 1886: Ilya Ulyanov, father of Lenin (b. 1831).
  • 1894: Mariano Rius, Spanish businessman (b. 1838).
  • 1897 – Isaac Pitman, British linguist and educator (b. 1813).
  • 1907: Adolf Bernhard Christoph Hilgenfeld, German writer and theologian (b. 1823).
  • 1909: Hermann Minkowski, German mathematician of Jewish origin (b. 1864).
  • 1912: Alexander Duff, British aristocrat (b.1849).
  • 1938: Gösta Ekman, Swedish actor (b.1890).
  • 1939: Hariclea Darclée, Romanian soprano (b.1960).
  • 1942: Vladimir Petliakov, Russian aircraft designer (b. 1891).
  • 1956: Norman Kerry, American actor (b.1894).
  • 1960: Pedro Puig Adam, Spanish mathematician (b.1900).
  • 1960: Nevil Shute, British writer and engineer (b. 1899).
  • 1963: Ramón Gómez de la Serna, Spanish writer and journalist (b. 1888).
  • 1969: Roberto Noble, Argentine journalist (b.1902).
  • 1972: Amaury Germán Aristy, Dominican politician and revolutionary (b. 1947).
  • 1976: Agatha Christie, British writer (b. 1890).
  • 1977: Henri-Georges Clouzot, French filmmaker (b.1907).
  • 1980: Antonio Pons, Ecuadorian president (b. 1897).
  • 1983: Nikolai Podgorny, Soviet politician (b.1903).
  • 1986: Héctor Galmés, Uruguayan writer, teacher and translator (b. 1933).
  • 1988: Connie Mulder, South African politician (b.1925).
  • 1988: Bruno Prevedi, Italian tenor (b.1928).
  • 1990: Laurence J. Peter, Canadian pedagogue (b.1919).
  • 1991: Vasco Pratolini, Italian writer (b. 1913).
  • 1994: Samuel Bronston, American film producer (b.1908).
  • 1997: Jean-Edern Hallier, French writer (b.1936).
  • 1997: Charles Brenton Huggins, Canadian physician, 1966 Nobel Prize in Medicine (b.1901).
  • 1998: Roger Clark, British racing driver (b.1939).
  • 1998: Ramón Sampedro, sailor and Spanish tetraplegic writer (b. 1943).
  • 2000: Marc Davis, American animator and cartoonist (b. 1913).
  • 2000: Bobby Phills, American basketball player (b. 1969).
  • 2001: Manuel Aznar Acedo, Spanish journalist (b.1916).
  • 2001: William Hewlett, American engineer (b.1913).
  • 2001: Atano III (Mariano Juaristi), Spanish pelotari (b.1904).
  • 2002: Cyrus Vance, American politician (b.1917).
  • 2003: Kinji Fukasaku, Japanese filmmaker (b.1930).
  • 2003: Leopoldo Galtieri, Argentine military man, dictator between 1981 and 1982 (b. 1926).
  • 2003: Maurice Gibb, British bassist and keyboardist, of the band Bee Gees (b.1949).
  • 2003: Hugo Sofovich, Argentine producer, director and librettist (b. 1939).
  • 2006: Jovita Luna, Argentine singer, starlet and actress (b.1924).
  • 2007: Alice Coltrane, American jazz pianist (b.1937).
  • 2008: Gabriel Manelli, Argentine bassist, of the Babasónicos band (b.1969).
  • 2008: Ángel González, Spanish poet (b.1925).
  • 2008: Isobel Bennet, Australian marine biologist (b.1909).
  • 2009: Claude Berri, French filmmaker (b.1934).
  • 2009: Arne Næss, Norwegian philosopher (b.1912).
  • 2009: Alejandro Sokol, Argentine musician, of the bands Sumo and Las Pelotas (b. 1960).
  • 2010: Daniel Bensaïd, French philosopher (b.1946).
  • 2010: Fina de Calderón, Spanish writer, poet and composer (b.1927).
  • 2011: Paul Picerni, American actor (b.1922).
  • 2012: Mónica Gray, Argentine actress (b.1941).
  • 2012: Natalee Holloway, American student disappeared in 2005 and declared dead on this date (b. 1986).
  • 2013: Amedeo Cattani, Italian footballer (b.1924).
  • 2013: Anna Lizaran, Spanish actress (b.1944).
  • 2013: Guillermo Nimo, Argentine referee and sports commentator (b. 1932).
  • 2013: Koto Okubo (115), Japanese supercentennial, the oldest woman in the world 4 (b. 1897).
  • 2014: Reynaldo Vasco Uribe, Argentine poet (b.1951).
  • 2014: Héctor Manuel Vidal, Uruguayan theater director (b.1943).
  • 2015: Yelena Obraztsova, Russian mezzo-soprano (b 1939).
  • 2017: Meir Banai, Israeli musician, singer and songwriter (b.1961).
  • 2017: William Peter Blatty, American writer and filmmaker (b.1928).
  • 2018: Pierre Pincemaille, French musician (b.1956).
  • 2020: Roger Scruton, English philosopher and writer (b.1944).
  • 2020: Paulo Gonçalves, Portuguese motorcycle racer (b.1979).

What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

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What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

January 12 – A Day as Today – Celebrations

  • Yennayer: Berber New Year.
  • United States: The first day that Lee-Jackson Day can fall, while January 18 is the last, celebrated on the Friday before Martin Luther King Day (Commonwealth of Virginia).
  • Turkmenistan: Memorial Day.
  • India: National Youth Day.
  • Russia: Day of the Attorney General.
  • Tanzania: Zanzibar Revolution Day.

Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

A Day as Today - Catholic Santoral - Dorian's Secrets
Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

January 12 – A Day as Today – Catholic Santoral

  • Saint Arcadius of Caesarea of Mauritania, martyr (c. 304).
  • Saints Tigrio and Eutropius, martyrs (406).
  • Saint Caesarea of Arles, abbess (c. 529).
  • Saint Victorian of Asan (c. 561).
  • Saint Ferreol, Bishop and Martyr (c. 659).
  • Saint Benedict Biscop, abbot (c. 690).
  • Saint Elredo, abbot (c. 1166).
  • Saint Martin of the Holy Cross, priest and regular canon (1203).
  • Saint Bernard of Corileone, of the Order of the Capuchin Friars Minor (1667).
  • Saint Margaret Bourgeoys, virgin (1700).
  • Blessed Antonio Fournier, martyr (1794).
  • Blessed Pedro Francisco Jamet, priest (1845).
  • Saint Antonio María Pucci, priest of the Order of the Servants of Mary (1892).
  • Blessed Nicholas Bunkerd Kitbamrung, priest and martyr (1944).
  • Baptism of Jesus, begins the public life of Jesus, in which the Christmas Season ends, followed later by the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord.

What Sign of the Zodiac Rules those Born “A Day as Today”?

Capricorn Predictions
Capricorn Predictions

January 12 – A Day as Today – Zodiac sign

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The Last Ephemeris of the Week:

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