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Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

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Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

November 12 – A Day as Today

  • 764: In China, Tibetan troops occupied Chang’an, the capital of China during the Tang Dynasty, for fifteen days.
  • 1028: In Byzantium, Empress Zoe married Roman III according to the wishes of Constantine VIII.
  • 1035: in England, Harold Harefoot proclaimed himself king.
  • 1555: in England, Parliament restored Catholicism.
  • 1793: in France, Jean Sylvain Bailly, mayor of Paris, was guillotined.
  • 1812: The Battle of Mancomojan took place in the Free State of Cartagena, during the struggle for the Independence of Colombia.
  • 1835: in Texas the colonists created the provisional government, during the Independence of Texas.
  • 1838: slavery is abolished in Nicaragua.
  • 1863: in the village of Loma Blanca – 175 km southeast of the town of La Rioja (Argentina) – Chacho Peñaloza (64) surrenders to his cousin Ricardo Vera (28); he is shot to death and beheaded. His head is nailed to a post in the Plaza de Olta. One of his ears presided over the meetings of the cultured class of the town of San Juan. The Argentine resistance against the unitary government of Buenos Aires ends.
  • 1864: in Asunción, President Francisco Solano López orders the capture of the Brazilian ship Marqués de Olinda. This action triggers the start of the War of the Triple Alliance.
  • 1866: in Paris (France), the director and playwright Andrés Antoine begins to revolutionize the French theater.
  • 1872: in the Baltic Sea, a storm surge affects the coasts from Denmark to Pomerania. The maximum height record of the waters reached 3.3 m. At least 271 people died and 15,160 were left homeless.
  • 1878: in the United States, President Rutherford B. Hayes issues the arbitration award on the Boreal Chaco region delimited by the Paraguay, Pilcomayo and Verde rivers, which resolved the boundary dispute between Argentina and Paraguay that occurred after the end of the War of the Triple Alliance.
  • 1893: Pakistan and Afghanistan sign the Durand Line treaty and gain international recognition.
  • 1900: in Paris the Universal Exhibition ends, which registered more than 48 million visits.
  • 1905: in Norway a referendum is held to choose between a monarchy or a republic.
  • 1906: in the Bagatelle Park (Paris), the Brazilian Alberto Santos Dumont on board the 14-Bis plane obtains the world record for distance flight duration: he travels 220 meters in 21 seconds, at 41 km / h.
  • 1912: in Puerta del Sol (Madrid) the president of the Council of Ministers, José Canalejas, is assassinated.
  • 1912: in Antarctica they discover the frozen corpse of the British explorer Robert Scott (1868-1912).
  • 1918: Austria becomes a republic.
  • 1920: Italy and Yugoslavia sign the Treaty of Rapallo.
  • 1923: the Soviet Union adopted its official flag.
  • 1927: Leon Trotsky is expelled from the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, leaving Iósif Stalin the absolute control of the Soviet Union.
  • 1936: the San Francisco Bay Bridge, the longest bridge in the world at the time, is inaugurated in the United States.
  • 1938: Hermann Göring announces the plans of the Nazi regime to make Madagascar the “Home of the Jews”, an idea that was proposed by journalist Theodor Herzl.
  • 1941: in the Soviet Union ―in the framework of the Second World War―, temperatures around Moscow drop to –12 ° C and the Soviet Union launches for the first time the “alpine units” against the frozen German forces that they are near the city.
  • 1942: in Libya ―in the framework of World War II―, British troops take the city of Tobruk.1942: in the framework of World War II, on Guadalcanal Island, Japan and the United States fight the Battle of Guadalcanal.
  • 1944: in Tromsø (Norway) —in the framework of World War II—, the Royal British Air Force carried out one of the most successful bombings, with 29 Avro Lancaster bombers.
  • 1948: the international trial for the war crimes of seven Japanese soldiers, including General Hideki Tōjō, is held in Tokyo.
  • 1959: at the University of Havana (Cuba), Commander Raúl Castro proclaims the constitution of the Revolutionary Student Militias.
  • 1959: in Ciudad Libertad (Havana), Captain Manuel Beatón – who later rose up against the Cuban Revolution in the Sierra Maestra – assassinates the revolutionary commander Cristino Naranjo Vázquez along with his driver Luis Nieves Peña.
  • 1959: in Cuba, the Government officially informs the people about the disappearance of Commander Camilo Cienfuegos.
  • 1963: in Havana, Commander Raúl Castro explains the draft law on Mandatory Military Service.
  • 1965: the Soviet Union launches the Venera 2 probe towards Venus; but it will stop working before we can send scientific data.
  • 1969: in the framework of the Vietnam War, the independent journalist Seymour Hersh unveils the story of the My Lai Massacre perpetrated by United States troops against civilians.
  • 1970: In Bangladesh – then East Pakistan – Tropical Cyclone Bhola kills half a million people.
  • 1971: In the framework of the Vietnam War, President Richard M. Nixon affirms that on February 1, 1972, he will send 45,000 more soldiers to Vietnam.
  • 1974: The Technological University of Santiago (UTESA) is founded in the Dominican Republic, the first private university in that country to offer night hours.
  • 1979: In response to the hostage crisis in Iran, US President Jimmy Carter orders the cancellation of all oil deals.
  • 1980: the American spacecraft Voyager I makes its first approach to Saturn and collects the first images of its rings.
  • 1981: The Space Shuttle Columbia spacecraft takes off on its second STS 2 mission.
  • 1982: in the Soviet Union, Yuri Andropov becomes the general secretary of the Communist Party, succeeding Leonid Brezhnev.
  • 1982: Lech Walesa, leader of the Polish Solidarity party, is released from prison after eleven months.
  • 1984: In the United States the album Like a Virgin is released, by the American singer Madonna, which will sell 25 million copies.1985: Important personalities of Spanish cinema meet at the O’Pazo restaurant in Madrid to discuss the state of Spanish cinematography. It would be the germ that would allow the birth, a year later, of the AACCE (Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences of Spain).
  • 1985: The UN Decolonization Commission approves, by consensus, a resolution urging the governments of Spain and the United Kingdom to continue negotiations for a definitive solution to the dispute over Gibraltar.
  • 1989: In El Salvador, within the context of the insurgent offensive launched by the FMLN the day before, President Alfredo Cristiani orders a military intervention to the University of El Salvador that would keep it closed until the following year.
  • 1990: in Japan, Akihito is enthroned as 125th Emperor.
  • 1990: in the United States, Tim Berners-Lee publishes the idea of ​​the Internet network.
  • 1990: producer Frank Farian publicly reveals the fraud of the German duo Milli Vanilli.
  • 1991: in Dili (East Timor) Indonesian forces open fire on student protests (Dili Massacre).
  • 1996: the UN General Assembly votes overwhelmingly against the US embargo against Cuba.
  • 1996: Near New Delhi (India), a Saudi Arabian Airlines Boeing 747 and a Kazakh cargo Ilyushin Il-76 collide mid-flight, killing 349 passengers.
  • 1996: in the city of Nazca (Peru) an earthquake happens.
  • 1997: Ramzi Yousef is found guilty of the 1993 attack on the Twin Towers.
  • 1997: in Uruguay, Club Atlético Peñarol wins the Second Golden Quinquennium of Peñarol in Uruguayan soccer.
  • 1998: In the United States, Daimler-Benz completes the merger with Chrysler to form the Daimler-Chrysler company.
  • 1998: Cuba sends free medical aid to Nicaragua for the Hurricane Mitch disaster.
  • 1999: an earthquake measuring 7.2 on the Richter scale occurs in Düzce (Turkey).
  • 2001: in New York the three surviving ex-Beatles, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and George Harrison meet for the last time, at the express request of the latter, who died 17 days later, on November 29.
  • 2001: in the district of Belle Harbor (in the New York neighborhood of Queens) an Airbus A300 airplane of the American Airlines crashes. 260 people die.
  • 2001: Taliban forces leave Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, due to the advance of the Northern Alliance.
  • 2002: The American alternative rock band 3 Doors Down, releases their second studio album, Away from the Sun.
  • 2005: the Royal Spanish Academy and the Association of Academies of the Spanish Language make the official presentation of the Pan-Hispanic Dictionary of Doubts.
  • 2006: in the Tucapel river (Cañete, Chile) about 20 people die due to the fall of a bus (Cañete tragedy).
  • 2007: Chris Jericho returned to WWE interrupting a segment of the then WWE champion Randy Orton.
  • 2010: in Guangzhou (People’s Republic of China) the XVI Asian Games begin.
  • 2011: Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi resigns upon approval of the 2012 Budget Law, which included the economic reforms required by the European Union.
  • 2014: For the first time a space probe lands on a comet (Philae, on comet 67P / Churiumov-Guerasimenko).
  • 2015: in Beirut (Lebanon) two suicide bombers of the Islamic State terrorist gang detonate each other (Beirut bombings in 2015), with a balance of 43 dead and 230 wounded.
  • 2017: In Costa Rica a 6.9 earthquake shakes the region, killing 3 people.
  • 2019: Launch of the Disney + streaming platform, in the United States and Canada

Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

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Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

November 12 – A Day as Today

  • 1493: Baccio Bandinelli, Italian sculptor (d. 1560).
  • 1528: Qi Jiguang, Chinese general (d. 1588).
  • 1615: Richard Baxter, English clergyman (d. 1691).
  • 1627: Diego Luis de San Vitores, Spanish Jesuit missionary (d. 1672).
  • 1651: Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, Mexican poet (d. 1695).
  • 1657: José Agramunt, Spanish Dominican religious (d. 1732).
  • 1729: Francisco Javier Alegre, Mexican historian and Jesuit (d. 1788).
  • 1729: Louis Antoine de Bougainville, French explorer (d. 1811).
  • 1746: Jacques Charles, French physicist and mathematician (d. 1823).
  • 1755: Gerhard von Scharnhorst, Prussian general (d. 1813).
  • 1780: Manuel de Heras Soto, Mexican aristocrat and politician (d. 1837).
  • 1815 – Elizabeth Cady Stanton, American feminist and activist (d. 1902).
  • 1817: Bahá’u’lláh, founder of the Bajai faith (d. 1892).
  • 1830: Brynjulf ​​Bergslien, Norwegian sculptor (d. 1898).
  • 1832: Joan Baptista Grau i Vallespinós, Spanish clergyman (d. 1893).
  • 1833: Aleksandr Borodín, Russian composer (d. 1887).
  • 1833: Martín Rico, Spanish painter (d. 1908).
  • 1840: Auguste Rodin, French sculptor (d. 1917).
  • 1841: Diego Angulo Lemos, Colombian politician (d. 1917).
  • 1842: John Strutt, British physicist, 1904 Nobel Prize Winner (d. 1919).
  • 1866: Sun Yat-sen, Chinese politician (d. 1925).
  • 1871: Alfredo Ramos Martínez, Mexican painter (d. 1946).
  • 1880: Enrique Olaya Herrera Colombian politician (d. 1937).
  • 1881: Maximilian von Weichs, German military man (d. 1958).
  • 1882: María Teresa de Borbón, Spanish aristocrat (d. 1912).
  • 1886: Agustín Acosta Bello, Cuban poet, lawyer, notary and politician (f. 1979).
  • 1886: Alfonso de Orleans, aristocrat and Spanish military aviator (d. 1975).
  • 1896: Arturo Duperier, Spanish physicist (d. 1959).
  • 1898: Leon Štukelj, Slovenian gymnast (d. 1999).
  • 1899: Eunice Rivers, African-American nurse, coordinator of the Tuskegee experiment on syphilis (d. 1986).
  • 1901: Renée Méndez Capote, Cuban writer (d. 1989).
  • 1903: Jack Oakie, American actor (d. 1978).
  • 1904: Jacques Tourneur, French-American filmmaker (d. 1977).
  • 1904: Luciano Durán Böger, Bolivian writer, poet and novelist (f. 1996).
  • 1908: Amon Göth, German military man, commander of Nazi concentration camps (d. 1946).
  • 1911: Buck Clayton, American trumpeter (d. 1991).
  • 1912: Doris Duke, American millionaire and philanthropist (d. 1993).
  • 1912: Luisa Vehil, Uruguayan actress (d. 1991).
  • 1915: Roland Barthes, French critic and writer (d. 1980).
  • 1916: Jean Papineau-Couture, Canadian composer (d. 2000).
  • 1917: Jo Stafford, American singer (d. 2008).
  • 1920: Richard Quine, American filmmaker (d. 1989).
  • 1922: Manuel Ulloa Elías, Peruvian economist and politician (f. 1992).
  • 1923: Rubén Bonifaz Nuño, Mexican poet and classicist (f. 2013).
  • 1923: Alirio Díaz, Venezuelan musician (d. 2016).
  • 1927: Yutaka Taniyama, Japanese mathematician (d. 1958).
  • 1929: Michael Ende, German writer (d. 1995).
  • 1929: Grace Kelly, American actress and Princess of Monaco (d. 1982).
  • 1932: Benjamín Teplizky, Chilean politician (f. 1997).
  • 1933: Mohamed Alí Seineldín, Argentine military man (d. 2009).
  • 1933: Bartomeu Fiol, Spanish poet (d. 2011).
  • 1933: Jalal Talabani, Iraqi President (d. 2017).1934: Charles Manson, American assassin (d. 2017).
  • 1934: Vavá, Brazilian soccer player (f. 2002).
  • 1939: Lucia Popp, Slovak soprano.
  • 1942: Cristina Peri Rossi, Uruguayan poet, narrator and essayist.
  • 1943: Arnaldo André, Paraguayan actor.
  • 1943: Wallace Shawn, American actor.
  • 1944: Booker T. Jones, American singer and songwriter.
  • 1945: Neil Young, Canadian singer and songwriter.
  • 1947: Patrice Leconte, French filmmaker.
  • 1947: Joaquín Kremel, Spanish actor.
  • 1948: Jorge Rodríguez-Zapata, Spanish jurist.
  • 1948: Guadalupe, Argentine star, singer and actress.
  • 1948: Hasán Rouhaní, Iranian president.
  • 1951: Luis Cobo, Spanish guitarist and composer, of the Guadalquivir band.
  • 1953: Vasilis Karras, Greek singer.
  • 1953: Jaime Roos, Uruguayan musician, composer and producer of popular music.
  • 1957: Cécilia Sarkozy, French politician, ex-wife of President Nicolás Sarkozý.
  • 1958: Megan Mullally, American actress.
  • 1960: Emilio González Márquez, Mexican politician.
  • 1960: Maurane, Belgian singer.
  • 1961: Nadia Comaneci, Romanian gymnast.
  • 1961: Enzo Francescoli, Uruguayan soccer player.
  • 1962: Alfredo Casero, Argentine actor, humorist and musician.
  • 1962: Brix Smith, British musician, of the band The Fall.
  • 1963: Juan Francisco Alemany, Spanish handball player.
  • 1964: David Ellefson, American musician, of the band Megadeth.
  • 1964: Carlos Alcántara, Peruvian actor and comedian.
  • 1964: Thomas Berthold, German footballer.
  • 1965: Fernando Delgadillo, Mexican singer-songwriter.
  • 1967: Carlos Alberto Baena, Colombian lawyer and politician.
  • 1967: Michael Moorer, American boxer.
  • 1967: Grant Nicholas, British musician, of the band Feeder.
  • 1968: Aaron Stainthorpe, British singer, of the band My Dying Bride.
  • 1968: Sammy Sosa, Dominican baseball player.
  • 1969: Kathleen Hanna, American singer and songwriter.
  • 1970: Craig Parker, New Zealand actor.
  • 1970: Héctor Arredondo, Mexican actor (f. 2014).
  • 1970: Tonya Harding, American ice skater.
  • 1970: Óscar Strasnoy, Argentine composer.
  • 1972: Sergio Lagos, Chilean journalist.
  • 1972: Ann Lee, British singer.
  • 1972: Vassilis Tsartas, Greek footballer.
  • 1972: Pablo Zarnicki, Argentine chess player.
  • 1973: Ibrahim Ba, French footballer.
  • 1973: Mayte García, American dancer.
  • 1973: Radha Mitchell, Australian actress.
  • 1973: Roger Gual, Spanish film director.
  • 1975: Dario Šimić, Croatian footballer.
  • 1976: Judith Holofernes, German singer, of the band Wir sind Helden.
  • 1976: Mirosław Szymkowiak, Polish footballer.
  • 1977: Paul Hanley, Australian tennis player.
  • 1977: Dalene Kurtis, American model.
  • 1977: Benni McCarthy, South African footballer.
  • 1978: Eric Addo, Ghanaian footballer.
  • 1978: Mista, Spanish footballer.
  • 1978: Alexandra Maria Lara, Romanian actress.
  • 1978: Ashley Williams, American actress.
  • 1979: Matt Cappotelli, American professional wrestler.
  • 1979: Corey Maggette, American basketball player.
  • 1979: Coté de Pablo, Chilean actress.
  • 1979: Gabriel Mercedes, Dominican taekwondo practitioner.
  • 1980: Ryan Gosling, Canadian actor.
  • 1981: Sergio Floccari, Italian footballer.
  • 1982: Anne Hathaway, American actress.
  • 1982: Ellen Oléria, Brazilian singer-songwriter and actress.
  • 1982: Óscar Javier González Marcos, Spanish footballer.
  • 1984: Sandara Park, South Korean singer.
  • 1985: Arianny Celeste, American model.
  • 1986: Ignazio Abate, Italian footballer.
  • 1987: Juan José Ballesta, Spanish actor.
  • 1988: Russell Westbrook, American basketball player.
  • 1989: Hiroshi Kiyotake, Japanese footballer.
  • 1990: James McCarthy, Irish footballer.
  • 1990: Harmeet Singh, Norwegian footballer.
  • 1990: Florent Manaudou, swimmer and French handball player.
  • 1991: Roberto Inglese, Italian footballer.
  • 1992: Katia Zuccarelli, Canadian singer.
  • 1993: James Wilby, British swimmer.
  • 2001: Raffey Cassidy, British actress.

Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

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Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

November 12 – A Day as Today

  • 607: Boniface III, Catholic Pope (b.before 560).
  • 1035: Canute the Great, Viking king of Denmark, Norway and England (b. 995).
  • 1094: Duncan II, Scottish King (b. 1060).
  • 1434: Louis III, Neapolitan king between 1417 and 1434 (b.1403).
  • 1555: Stephen Gardiner, English archbishop and politician (b.1483).
  • 1567: Anne de Montmorency, French aristocrat and military man (b.1492).
  • 1595 – John Hawkins, English shipbuilder and merchant (b. 1532).
  • 1617: Amyas Preston, English privateer (b.before 1560).
  • 1667: Hans Nansen, Danish aristocrat (b. 1598).
  • 1671 – Thomas Fairfax, British general (b.1612).
  • 1730: Juan de Cabrera, Spanish Jesuit theologian, philosopher and writer (b. 1658).
  • 1742: Friedrich Hoffmann, German physicist and chemist (b.1660).
  • 1757: Colley Cibber, British actor, poet and playwright (b. 1671).
  • 1832: José Matías Delgado, Salvadoran ecclesiastical and politician (b. 1767).
  • 1836: Juan Ramón González de Balcarce, Argentine politician and military leader (b. 1773).
  • 1844: Jerónimo Merino, priest, guerrilla and Spanish military man (b. 1769).
  • 1857: Manuel Oribe, Uruguayan military and politician (b. 1792).
  • 1865: Elizabeth Gaskell, British novelist (b.1810).
  • 1912: José Canalejas, Spanish politician and writer (b. 1854).
  • 1916 – Percival Lowell, American astronomer (b. 1855).
  • 1921: Fernand Khnopff, Belgian painter and draftsman (b. 1858).
  • 1926: José Nakens, Spanish journalist and activist (b. 1841).
  • 1939 – Norman Bethune, Canadian physician (b.1890).
  • 1940: Alejandro García Caturla, Cuban composer (b.1906).
  • 1944: Julián García Núñez, Argentine architect (b. 1875).
  • 1946: Hugo Obermaier, German priest and paleontologist (b. 1877).
  • 1947: Baroness Orczy, British writer of Hungarian origin (b. 1865).
  • 1948: Umberto Giordano, Italian composer (b. 1867).
  • 1955: Alfréd Hajós, Hungarian swimmer (b. 1878).
  • 1955: Tin Ujević, Croatian poet (b. 1891).
  • 1956: Juan Negrín, Spanish scientist and politician (b. 1892).
  • 1963: José María Gatica, Argentine boxer (b.1925).
  • 1972: Rudolf Friml, German composer (b.1879).
  • 1976: Walter Piston, American composer (b. 1894).
  • 1982: Patrick Cowley, American musician and keyboardist (b.1950).
  • 1984: Chester Himes, American writer (b.1909).
  • 1989: Dolores Ibárruri (La Pasionaria), Spanish communist politician (b. 1895).
  • 1990: Eve Arden, American actress (b.1908).
  • 1994: Wilma Rudolph, American athlete (b.1940).
  • 1999: El Pescaílla, Spanish guitarist and singer (b.1926).
  • 2000: Franck Pourcel, French conductor (b.1913).
  • 2002: Raoul Diagne, French footballer and coach (b.1910).
  • 2003: Jonathan Brandis, American actor (b. 1976).
  • 2003: Whitfield Cook, American screenwriter and writer (b.1909).
  • 2003: Penny Singleton, American actress (b.1908).
  • 2007: Ira Levin, American writer of suspense (b. 1929).
  • 2008: Mitch Mitchell, British drummer, of the band The Jimi Hendrix Experience (b.1947).
  • 2010: Gustavo Escanlar, Uruguayan journalist and writer (b.1962).
  • 2010: Ernst von Glasersfeld, German philosopher (b.1917).
  • 2010: Henryk Górecki, Polish composer (b.1933).
  • 2011: María Jesús Valdés, Spanish actress (b.1927).
  • 2012: Emilio Villanueva, Argentine saxophonist, of the band Memphis la Blusera (b.1959).
  • 2013: John Tavener, British composer (b.1944).
  • 2013: Kurt Trampedach, Danish painter (b.1943).
  • 2014: Carlos Emilio Morales, Cuban guitarist (b.1939).
  • 2016: Lupita Tovar, Mexican actress (b.1910).
  • 2018: Stan Lee, American comic book writer and editor (b.1922).

What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

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What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

November 12 – A Day as Today

  • World Day Against Pneumonia.
  • World Day Against Obesity.
  • Ecuador: Independence of Ambato in 1820.
  • Spain: San Millán in San Millán de la Cogolla (La Rioja) and Castilla.
  • Mexico: Postman Day, National Book Day.
  • Tuvalu: Prince of Wales Day.
  • Uruguay: National Day of the Voluntary Blood Donor.

Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

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Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

November 12 – A Day as Today

  • Saint Agustina Pietrantoni
  • Saint Cuniberto of Cologne
  • Saint Emiliano de la Cogolla
  • Saint Hesychius of Vienne
  • Saint Jehoshaphat Kuncewicz
  • Daventer’s San Labuino
  • Saint Macarius of Maleo
  • San Margarito Flores
  • Saint Nile of Ancira
  • Blessed Gabriel Ferretti
  • Blessed José Medes Ferris
  • Blessed Juan Cin de Paz

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

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