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Know what happened on 12th August


Importance of 12th August in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 12th August special in the world history.

  • 1765 आज ही के दिन इलाहाबाद संधि के तहत भारत में ब्रिटिश ईस्ट इंडिया कंपनी के शासन की शुरुआत हुई। 
  • 1908 आज ही के दिन हेनरी फोर्ड की कार कंपनी ने पहला कार मॉडल बनाया।  
  • 1914 आज ही के दिन प्रथम विश्व युद्ध के दौरान ब्रिटेन ने ऑस्ट्रिया-हंगरी पर हमले का ऐलान किया।  
  • 1919 आज ही के दिन भारतीय अंतरिक्ष कार्यक्रम के जनक विक्रम साराभाई का अहमदाबाद में जन्म हुआ। 
  • 1960 आज ही के दिन नासा ने अपना पहला सफल संचार उपग्रह ईको-ए प्रक्षेपित किया।  
  • 1981 आज ही के दिन आईबीएम ने अपना पहला पर्सनल कंप्यूटर पेश किया जिसकी कीमत 16 हजार डॉलर रखी गई थी।  

  • 1998
    Swiss banks agreed to pay Holocaust survivors $1.25 billion to settle claims for their assets.
    Switzerland
    1994
    Major League Baseball players in the USA went on strike, forcing the cancellation of the 1994 World Series
    United States
    1989
    Death of William Shockley, British-born American physicist and engineer, joint winner of the Nobel Prize for inventing the transistor
    Great Britain
    1982
    Death of Henry Fonda, actor
    United States
    1981
    IBM launches its PC — starts the general use of personal computers
    United States
    1978
    Japan and China signed a Treaty of Peace and Friendship in Beijing .
    1964
    Death of Ian Fleming, writer and journalist and the creator of James Bond
    Great Britain
    1955
    Death of Thomas Mann, writer and Nobel Laureate
    Germany
    1928
    Death of Leo Janacex, composer
    Czech Republic
    1908
    Henry Ford’s first ‘Model T’ rolled off the assembly line .
    United States
    1883
    The last quagga in the world died in an Amsterdam zoo, it was a sort of Zebra and is now extinct.
    Netherlands
    1881
    Birth of Cecil B DeMille, film producer
    United States
    1859
    Birth of Katharine Lee Bates, American writer, poet and teacher who wrote the words of the hymn America the Beautiful
    United States
    1833
    Chicago was founded – as a small town with a population of 350 .
    United States
    1827
    Death of William Blake, poet and artist
    Great Britain
    1715
    Death of Nahum Tate, Poet Laureate
    Great Britain
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