Importance of 12th April in History
Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 12th April special in the world history.
Death of Boxcar Willie, American country music singer
Death of Sugar Ray Robinson, American world champion boxer
Death of Joe Louis, American boxer
Yuri Gagarin became the first man in space
Bill Hailey and His Comets recorded Rock Around the Clock in a studio in New York City
Frank Whittle ground-tests the first jet engine designed to power an aircraft
Death of William Kent, English architect
Birth of William Cookworthy, English chemist who found the China Clay in Cornwall and developed a way of processing it into fine porcelain.
Galileo Galilei appears before the Inquisition for supporting the belief that the sun was the centre of the universe, his eventual guilty verdict resulted in lifelong house arrest.
Adoption of Union Flag as the flag of 'Great Britain'.
To lose one Emperor is understandable, but two on the same day is unfortunate; Gordian I and Gordian II both died after the loss of the Battle of Carthage.
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Death of Seneca the Younger, Roman dramatist and philosopher.
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