This day in history - January 12

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What happened on this day in history? Important events on this day in history, January 12, had a major impact on the history of the world. Pivotal occurrences that happened on January 12 revolved around events relating to the Foundation of The National Trust, Sending of the First Long Distance Radio Message, Rejection of a Proposal to Give Nationwide Suffrage to Women, Mosaic Confessors Law of Finland, Commencement of Operation Chopper, First Person to be Cryopreserved, Death of Agatha Christie, Death of Maurice Gibb, Maiden Voyage of RMS Queen Mary 2 and Haiti Earthquake. Many famous people were associated with these critical events including Octavia Hill, Sir Robert Hunter, Hardwicke Rawnsley, Gustave Eiffel, Anna Howard Shaw, Unfortunately Not Recorded, Robert MacNamara, James Hiram Bedford, Agatha Christie, Maurice Gibb, Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Ronald Warwick and Joseph Serge Miot.

Foundation of The National Trust - January 12, 1895: On this day in history, January 12, 1895, significant events took place today in London, England, respecting the Foundation of The National Trust. On January 12, 1985, Octavia Hill, Sir Robert Hunter and Hardwicke Rawnsley founded the National Trust. The trust was originally set up to preserve the green spaces in and around London. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 12, 1895 were Octavia Hill, Sir Robert Hunter, Hardwicke Rawnsley. Facts on this day in History January 12: Events on this day in history: Foundation of The National Trust *** Date: January 12, 1895 *** Place: London, England *** Category: Preservation *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Sending of the First Long Distance Radio Message - January 12, 1908: On this day in history, January 12, 1908, momentous events took place today in Paris, France, with regard to the Sending of the First Long Distance Radio Message. On January 12, 1908, the first long distance radio signal was sent from the Eiffel Tower in France. Gustav Eiffel himself wanted to make the tower a laboratory for science, in order to make it too valuable to be dismantled. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 12, 1908 were Gustave Eiffel. Facts on this day in History January 12: Events on this day in history: Sending of the First Long Distance Radio Message *** Date: January 12, 1908 *** Place: Paris, France *** Category: Science *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Rejection of a Proposal to Give Nationwide Suffrage to Women - January 12, 1915: On this day in history, January 12, 1915, significant events took place today in Washington DC, USA, respecting the Rejection of a Proposal to Give Nationwide Suffrage to Women. Following a ten hour debate in the House of Representatives, the proposal to give women the right to vote nationwide was rejected by a vote of 174 - 204. The President of the National Suffrage Association, Dr. Anna Howard Shaw, stated that the vote was better than expected. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 12, 1915 were Anna Howard Shaw. Facts on this day in History January 12: Events on this day in history: Rejection of a Proposal to Give Nationwide Suffrage to Women *** Date: January 12, 1915 *** Place: Washington DC, USA *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Mosaic Confessors Law of Finland - January 12, 1918: On this day in history, January 12, 1918, important events took place today in Finland, in respect of the Mosaic Confessors Law of Finland. Shortly after Finland had gained it's independence from Russia in 1917, it brought in the Mosaic Confessors law. This law allowed any Jews that had settled in Finland to become Finnish nationals. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 12, 1918 were Unfortunately Not Recorded. Facts on this day in History January 12: Events on this day in history: Mosaic Confessors Law of Finland *** Date: January 12, 1918 *** Place: Finland *** Category: Religion *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Commencement of Operation Chopper - January 12, 1962: On this day in history, January 12, 1962, critical events took place today in Vietnam, regarding the Commencement of Operation Chopper. Under the command of Robert MacNamara, US forces took part in their first major combat in Vietnam. US helicopters transported approximately 1,000 South Vietnamese soldiers to an NLF (National Liberation Front) stronghold where they defeated the NLF. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 12, 1962 were Robert MacNamara. Facts on this day in History January 12: Events on this day in history: Commencement of Operation Chopper *** Date: January 12, 1962 *** Place: Vietnam *** Category: Battle *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

First Person to be Cryopreserved - January 12, 1967: On this day in history, January 12, 1967, momentous events took place today in Arizona, USA, with regard to the First Person to be Cryopreserved. Shortly after his death from kidney cancer that had spread to his lungs, James Hiram Bedford became the first person to be cryopreserved. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 12, 1967 were James Hiram Bedford. Facts on this day in History January 12: Events on this day in history: First Person to be Cryopreserved *** Date: January 12, 1967 *** Place: Arizona, USA *** Category: Science *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Death of Agatha Christie - January 12, 1976: On this day in history, January 12, 1976, important events took place today in Oxfordshire, England, surrounding the Death of Agatha Christie. World renowned author, Dame Agatha Christie, died at her home in Wallingford, Oxfordshire aged 85. Her final novel, 'Sleeping Murder, Miss Marple's last case' was published posthumously. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 12, 1976 were Agatha Christie. Facts on this day in History January 12: Events on this day in history: Death of Agatha Christie *** Date: January 12, 1976 *** Place: Oxfordshire, England *** Category: Literature *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Death of Maurice Gibb - January 12, 2003: On this day in history, January 12, 2003, momentous events took place today in Miami, Florida, with regard to the Death of Maurice Gibb. Maurice Gibb died on January 12, 2003 after an operation at the Mount Sinai Medical Centre in Miami. An autopsy revealed he had died from a congenital condition. Gibb was one third of the Bee Gees with his brothers Barry and Robin. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 12, 2003 were Maurice Gibb, Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb. Facts on this day in History January 12: Events on this day in history: Death of Maurice Gibb *** Date: January 12, 2003 *** Place: Miami, Florida *** Category: Entertainment *** Historical Period: 21st Century *** This day in history ***

Maiden Voyage of RMS Queen Mary 2 - January 12, 2004: On this day in history, January 12, 2004, important events took place today in Southampton, England, in respect of the Maiden Voyage of RMS Queen Mary 2. RMS Queen Mary 2 was built for the Cunard Line. She embarked on her maiden voyage from Southampton, England, to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on January 12, 2004, under the command of Captain Ronald Warwick. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 12, 2004 were Ronald Warwick. Facts on this day in History January 12: Events on this day in history: Maiden Voyage of RMS Queen Mary 2 *** Date: January 12, 2004 *** Place: Southampton, England *** Category: Transport *** Historical Period: 21st Century *** This day in history ***

Haiti Earthquake - January 12, 2010: On this day in history, January 12, 2010, critical events took place today in Haiti, regarding the Haiti Earthquake. On January 12, 2010, a magnitude 7 earthquake struck Haiti. The epicentre was in Leogane, approximately 16 miles from the Capital Port-au-Prince. Significant damage was suffered in Port-au-Prince, with the Presidential Palace, National Assembly building and Cathedral all being affected. Among the dead was the Archbishop of Port-au-Prince Joseph Serge Miot. The final death toll is believed to have been appoximately 150,000. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 12, 2010 were Joseph Serge Miot. Facts on this day in History January 12: Events on this day in history: Haiti Earthquake *** Date: January 12, 2010 *** Place: Haiti *** Category: Disaster *** Historical Period: 21st Century *** This day in history ***

This day in history - January 12

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