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Know what happened on 12th September


Importance of 12th September in History

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

2005
England regain the 'Ashes' after a gripping Test series (but are whitewashed 5-0 in the return series in Australia 2007)
Great Britain
1993
Death of Raymond Burr, Canadian actor (‘Perry Mason’, ‘Ironside’) .
1977
Death of Steve Biko, South African civil rights leader
1977
Death of Robert Lowell, American poet
United States
1970
First landing of Concorde at London Heathrow Airport
Great Britain
1960
MOT tests on motor vehicles introduced in Britain.
Great Britain
1940
The stunning ancient cave paintings were discovered in Lascaux, France.
France
1933
Hungarian-American physicist Leó Szilárd conceived the idea of the nuclear chain reaction.
Hungary
1919
Adolf Hitler joined the fledgling German Workers Party which would later become the Nazi Party
1907
Birth of Louis MacNeice, Irish-born British poet
1906
Opening of the Newport (Gwent) Transporter Bridge, now one of only 6 such bridges still operational.
Great Britain
1885
Arbroath beat Bon Accord 36 - 0, the all time record scoreline in professional football.
Great Britain
1880
Birth of H L Mencken, American journalist.
United States
1852
Birth of Herbert Asquith, British Prime Minister.
Great Britain
1846
Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett elope.
United Kingdom
1764
Death of Jean-Philippe Rameau, French composer.
France
1609
English explorer Henry Hudson began exploring the river that would later be named after him the Hudson River
1362
Death of Pope Innocent VI
France
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