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Know what happened on 12th November


Importance of 12th November in History

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

1999
An earthquake in Düzce, western Turkey, killed 894 people and injured more than 5,000. Approximately 600,000 were left homeless
1948
Former Japanese Prime Minister Hideki Tojo and six other Japanese WWII leaders were sentenced to death by a war crimes tribunal.
Japan
1933
Hugh Gray took the first known photographs of the Loch Ness Monster .
1933
Hermann Göring announced that Nazi Germany planned to make Madagascar the ‘Jewish homeland’.
1931
Elgar opens Abbey Road recording studios
Great Britain
1918
Austria and Hungary were declared independent republics .
1912
The bodies of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott and his companions were found on the Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica.
Great Britain
1907
Death of Sir Lewis Morris, immensely popular and very bad poet, whose long Epic of Hades (1877) sold 50,000 copies.
Great Britain
1859
Jules Léotard, the daring young man on the flying trapeze, made his debut at the Cirque Napoléon, Paris, in the worlds first trapeze performance
1715
Battle of Preston
1642
Battle of Brentford
1602
Sebastián Vizcaíno lands in Southern California and names the place San Diego.
United States
1035
Death of King Cnut (Canute) a Viking warrior who ruled England, Denmark, Norway and part of Sweden.
Great Britain
0607
Death of Pope Boniface III whose papacy had lasted less than 9 months.
Italy
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