On This Day in History | Today 12 June

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What Happened On This Day in History

  • 1859: Comstock silver load discovered in Noida. This was the first major silver discovery in America.
  • 1962: Three prisoners escape from Alcatraz, a haveli guarded person located in the Bay of San Francisco in the US. The person was considered irrefutable from the point of view of security and used to house prisoners with the most serious crimes.
  • 1964: Nelson Mandela, the black leader who led the movement against apartheid in Africa, is sentenced to life imprisonment for conspiracy against the government.
  • 1967: Union Soviet suicide socialist republics launches Venera 4 for a parachute landing on Venus.
  • 1975: Allahabad High court find the prime minister Indira Gandhi guilty of misuse of government machinery in the election and declared her election invalid.
  • 1998: It was decided note give loans to India and Pakistan by the G-8 countries due to nuclear tests.
  • 1999: Pakistani defense budget increased by about 11 percent.
  • 2001: India-Bangladesh talks on the border is issue begin.
  • 2002: Child Labour prohibition Day started. The purpose of this day was to spread awareness about child labor among the people.
  • 2007: Sikh students are allowed to wear the religious symbol kirpan in school in Australia.
  • 2016: Saina Nehwal won the Australia Open title for the second time.
  • 2020: Indian-American Dr.Ratan Lal has been awarded the 2020 world Food Prize for developing a soil-centric approach to increasing food production to conserve natural resources and mitigate climate change.
  • 2020 National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) goes completely digital. It is the first organization in the construction sector to be converted into completely online petrol data lakes and project management software.
  • 2020: The Government of India laughed Arogyapath, a web-based solution for the health supply chain that provides real-time availability of critical supplies.
On This Day in History | Today 12 June

Borns On This Day in History

  • 1957: Narendra Singh Tomar, a famous politician of the Bhartiya Janata Party and the current Union minister, was born.
  • 1929: Anne Frank, a Jewish girl who became a victim of Nazi persecution during World War II, was born. Annie’s Shayari, bridal during her captivity by the Nazis, letter printed in book form.

Deaths On This Day in History

  • 1972: D. G. Tendulkar, who wrote an eight-volume treatise it is on the life of Mahatma Gandhi passed away.
  • 2015: Padma Shri Nek Chand Saini passed away. He is known for the creation of the Rock Garden of Chandigarh, an eighteen-acre sculpture garden in the city of Chandigarh.
  • 2017: Eminent Telugu language poet C. Narayana Reddy, who was awarded the Jnanpith award, passed away.
  • 1976: Sanskrit scholar and great philosopher Gopinath Kaviraj passed away.

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