October 12 All Events

October 12th, 2007 (October 12 2007)EventIn Santa Clarita, California, the colision of two semi-trucks in a truck bypass tunnel in the Newhall Pass section of Interstate 5 sets off a chain reaction crash involving over 30 vehicles. The crash causes a major fire within the tunnel. Three people die and ten are injured.
October 12th, 2007 (October 12 2007)DeathKisho Kurokawa, Japanese architect (born in 1934)
October 12th, 2006 (October 12 2006)DeathGillo Pontecorvo, Italian film director (born in 1919)
October 12th, 2005 (October 12 2005)EventThe second Chinese human spaceflight Shenzhou 6 launched carrying Fei Junlong and Nie Haisheng for five days in orbit.
October 12th, 2005 (October 12 2005)DeathC. Delores Tucker, American politician and civil rights activist (born in 1927)
October 12th, 2003 (October 12 2003)DeathJim Cairns, Australian politician (born in 1914)
October 12th, 2003 (October 12 2003)DeathJoan Kroc, American philanthropist (born in 1928)
October 12th, 2003 (October 12 2003)DeathWillie Shoemaker, American jockey (born in 1931)
October 12th, 2002 (October 12 2002)EventTerrorists detonate bombs in Paddy s Pub and the Sari Club in Kuta, Bali, killing 202 and wounding over 300.
October 12th, 2002 (October 12 2002)DeathRay Conniff, American bandleader and musician (born in 1916)
October 12th, 2002 (October 12 2002)DeathAudrey Mestre, French diver (born in 1974)
October 12th, 2001 (October 12 2001)DeathQuintin Hogg, Baron Hailsham of St Marylebone, British politician (born in 1907)
October 12th, 2000 (October 12 2000)EventThe USS Cole is badly damaged in Aden, Yemen, by two suicide bombers, killing 17 crew members and wounding at least 39
October 12th, 1999 (October 12 1999)EventPervez Musharraf takes power in Pakistan from Nawaz Sharif through a bloodless coup.
October 12th, 1999 (October 12 1999)EventThe Day of Six Billion: The proclaimed 6 billionth living human in the world is born.
October 12th, 1999 (October 12 1999)DeathWilt Chamberlain, American basketball player (born in 1936)
October 12th, 1999 (October 12 1999)DeathRobert Marsden Hope, Australian Justice and Royal Commissioner (born in 1919)
October 12th, 1998 (October 12 1998)DeathMatthew Shepard, American murder victim (born in 1976)
October 12th, 1998 (October 12 1998)DeathMario Beaulieu, French Canadian politician (born in 1930)
October 12th, 1997 (October 12 1997)EventSidi Daoud massacre in Algeria; 43 killed at a fake roadblock.
October 12th, 1997 (October 12 1997)BirthPrince Boris of Bulgaria
October 12th, 1997 (October 12 1997)DeathJohn Denver, American singer (born in 1943)
October 12th, 1996 (October 12 1996)DeathRoger Lapebie, French cyclist (born in 1911)
October 12th, 1996 (October 12 1996)DeathRene Lacoste, French tennis player (born in 1904)
October 12th, 1994 (October 12 1994)EventNASA loses radio contact with the Magellan spacecraft as the probe descends into the thick atmosphere of Venus (the spacecraft presumably burned up in the atmosphere either October 13 or October 14).
October 12th, 1994 (October 12 1994)DeathGerald Godin, Quebecois poet and politician (born in 1938)
October 12th, 1993 (October 12 1993)DeathLeon Ames, American actor (born in 1902)
October 12th, 1993 (October 12 1993)DeathTofik Bakhramov, Russian footballer (born in 1926)
October 12th, 1992 (October 12 1992)BirthTaylor Horn, American singer and actressTaylor Horn Quotes
October 12th, 1992 (October 12 1992)BirthJosh Hutcherson, American actor
October 12th, 1991 (October 12 1991)EventAskar Akayev, previously chosen President of Kyrgyzstan by republic s Supreme Soviet, is confirmed president in an uncontested poll.
October 12th, 1991 (October 12 1991)DeathArkady Strugatsky, Russian novelist (born in 1925)
October 12th, 1990 (October 12 1990)BirthHenri Lansbury, English footballer
October 12th, 1989 (October 12 1989)DeathJay Ward, American animator (Rocky and Bullwinkle, etc.) (born in 1920)
October 12th, 1988 (October 12 1988)EventTwo officers of the Victoria Police are gunned down executional style in the Walsh Street police shootings, Australia.
October 12th, 1988 (October 12 1988)DeathRuth Manning-Sanders, author of children s books (born in 1895)
October 12th, 1987 (October 12 1987)DeathAlf Landon, Governor of Kansas (born in 1887)
October 12th, 1986 (October 12 1986)EventElizabeth II of the United Kingdom and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh visit the People s Republic of ChinaDuke of Edinburgh Philip Quotes
October 12th, 1986 (October 12 1986)BirthMarcus T. Paulk, American actor
October 12th, 1986 (October 12 1986)BirthSergio Peter, German footballer
October 12th, 1985 (October 12 1985)BirthMike Green, Canadian ice hockey player
October 12th, 1985 (October 12 1985)DeathJohnny Olson, American game show announcer (born in 1910)
October 12th, 1985 (October 12 1985)DeathRicky Wilson, American musician; member of The B-52 s (born in 1953)
October 12th, 1984 (October 12 1984)EventBrighton hotel bombing: Margaret Thatcher survives an IRA bomb, which shredded her bathroom barely two minutes after she had left it.. Read more about Kindle Black Friday 2016 DealsMargaret Thatcher Quotes
October 12th, 1984 (October 12 1984)DeathSir Anthony Berry, British politician (bombing victim) (born in 1925)
October 12th, 1983 (October 12 1983)EventJapan s former Prime Minister Tanaka Kakuei is found guilty of taking a $2 million bribe from Lockheed and is sentenced to 4 years in jail.
October 12th, 1983 (October 12 1983)BirthAlex Brosque, Australian footballer
October 12th, 1983 (October 12 1983)DeathThe Grand Wizard of Wrestling, Wrestling manager
October 12th, 1982 (October 12 1982)BirthMolly Bennett, Irish singer
October 12th, 1981 (October 12 1981)BirthShola Ameobi, English footballer
October 12th, 1981 (October 12 1981)BirthTom Guiry, American actor
October 12th, 1981 (October 12 1981)BirthBrian Kerr, Scottish international footballer
October 12th, 1981 (October 12 1981)BirthSneha, Indian actress
October 12th, 1979 (October 12 1979)EventThe lowest recorded non-tornadic atmospheric pressure, 87.0 kPa (870 mbar or 25.69 inHg), occurred in the Western Pacific during Typhoon Tip.
October 12th, 1979 (October 12 1979)BirthJordan Pundik, American singer (New Found Glory)
October 12th, 1978 (October 12 1978)BirthBaden Cooke, Australian cyclist
October 12th, 1978 (October 12 1978)DeathNancy Spungen, girlfriend of Sex Pistol Sid Vicious (born in 1958)
October 12th, 1977 (October 12 1977)BirthJessica Barker, Canadian actress
October 12th, 1977 (October 12 1977)BirthBode Miller, American alpine ski-racerBode Miller Quotes
October 12th, 1977 (October 12 1977)BirthJavier Toyo, Venezuelan footballer
October 12th, 1976 (October 12 1976)EventThe People s Republic of China announces that Hua Guofeng is the successor to the late Mao Zedong as chairman of Communist Party of China. Mao Zedong Quotes
October 12th, 1976 (October 12 1976)BirthSarah Lane, American television personality
October 12th, 1975 (October 12 1975)BirthMarion Jones, American track and field athlete
October 12th, 1974 (October 12 1974)BirthStephen Lee, English snooker player
October 12th, 1974 (October 12 1974)BirthMarie Wilson, Canadian actress
October 12th, 1973 (October 12 1973)BirthLesli Brea, Dominican baseball player
October 12th, 1973 (October 12 1973)BirthRodney Mack, professional wrestler
October 12th, 1972 (October 12 1972)EventEn route to the Gulf of Tonkin, a racial brawl involving more than 100 sailors breaks out aboard the United States Navy aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk
October 12th, 1972 (October 12 1972)BirthIrina Pantaeva, Russian supermodel and actress
October 12th, 1972 (October 12 1972)BirthJuan Manuel Silva, Argentine racing driver
October 12th, 1972 (October 12 1972)BirthTom Van Mol, Belgian football player
October 12th, 1971 (October 12 1971)BirthAhn Jae Wook, South Korean actor, composer and singer
October 12th, 1971 (October 12 1971)BirthTony Fiore, American baseball player
October 12th, 1971 (October 12 1971)DeathDean Acheson, U.S. Secretary of State (born in 1893)
October 12th, 1971 (October 12 1971)DeathGene Vincent, pioneering American rock n roll musician (born in 1935)
October 12th, 1970 (October 12 1970)EventVietnam War: US President Richard Nixon announces that the United States will withdraw 40,000 more troops before Christmas
October 12th, 1970 (October 12 1970)BirthKirk Cameron, American actor
October 12th, 1970 (October 12 1970)BirthTanyon Sturtze, American baseball player
October 12th, 1970 (October 12 1970)BirthCharlie Ward, American pro basketball player
October 12th, 1970 (October 12 1970)BirthJulian, American pornographic actor Julian Quotes
October 12th, 1970 (October 12 1970)DeathMustafa Zaidi, Pakistani poet (born in 1930)
October 12th, 1969 (October 12 1969)BirthMartie Maguire, American musician (Dixie Chicks)
October 12th, 1969 (October 12 1969)BirthDwayne Roloson, Canadian hockey player
October 12th, 1969 (October 12 1969)BirthJose Valentin, American baseball player
October 12th, 1969 (October 12 1969)DeathSonja Henie, Norwegian figure skater (born in 1912)
October 12th, 1968 (October 12 1968)EventEquatorial Guinea becomes independent from Spain
October 12th, 1968 (October 12 1968)BirthBill Auberlen, American race car driver
October 12th, 1968 (October 12 1968)BirthHugh Jackman, Australian actor and singer
October 12th, 1968 (October 12 1968)BirthAdam Rich, American actor
October 12th, 1967 (October 12 1967)EventVietnam War: US Secretary of State Dean Rusk states during a news conference that proposals by the U.S. Congress for peace initiatives were futile because of North Vietnam s opposition
October 12th, 1967 (October 12 1967)DeathRam Manohar Lohia, Indian Socialist politician leader
October 12th, 1966 (October 12 1966)BirthJonathan Crombie, Canadian actor
October 12th, 1966 (October 12 1966)BirthWim Jonk, Dutch football player
October 12th, 1966 (October 12 1966)BirthBrian Kennedy, Northern Irish musician and author
October 12th, 1965 (October 12 1965)BirthJean-Jacques Daigneault, Canadian hockey player
October 12th, 1965 (October 12 1965)BirthScott O Grady, American military officer
October 12th, 1965 (October 12 1965)DeathPaul Hermann Muller, Swiss chemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (born in 1899)
October 12th, 1964 (October 12 1964)EventThe Soviet Union launches the Voskhod 1 into Earth orbit as the first spacecraft with a multi-person crew and the first flight without space suits
October 12th, 1963 (October 12 1963)BirthLane Frost, American professional bull rider, (died in 1989)
October 12th, 1963 (October 12 1963)BirthSatoshi Kon, Japanese anime director
October 12th, 1963 (October 12 1963)BirthAlan McDonald, Northern Irish footballer
October 12th, 1963 (October 12 1963)BirthLuis Polonia, Dominican baseball player
October 12th, 1962 (October 12 1962)EventInfamous Columbus Day Storm strikes the U.S. Pacific Northwest with record wind velocities; 46 dead and at least U.S. $230 million in damages
October 12th, 1962 (October 12 1962)BirthCarlos Bernard, American actor
October 12th, 1962 (October 12 1962)BirthChris Botti, American jazz musician
October 12th, 1962 (October 12 1962)BirthBranko Crvenkovski, Macedonian President
October 12th, 1962 (October 12 1962)BirthDeborah Foreman, American actress
October 12th, 1960 (October 12 1960)EventCold War: Nikita Khrushchev pounds his shoe on a desk at United Nations General Assembly meeting to protest a Philippine assertion of Soviet Union colonialist policy being conducted in Eastern EuropeNikita Khrushchev Quotes
October 12th, 1960 (October 12 1960)EventInejiro Asanuma is assassinated in Japan by Otoya Yamaguchi, a 17-year-oldied in The camera was rolling at that time.
October 12th, 1960 (October 12 1960)DeathInejiro Asanuma, Japanese politician (born in 1898)
October 12th, 1959 (October 12 1959)EventAt the national congress of APRA in Peru a group of leftist radicals are expelled from the party. They will later form APRA Rebelde.
October 12th, 1959 (October 12 1959)BirthAnna Escobedo Cabral, 42nd Treasurer of the United States
October 12th, 1958 (October 12 1958)DeathGordon Griffith, American actor, director, and producer (born in 1907)
October 12th, 1957 (October 12 1957)BirthKristen Bjorn, British film director
October 12th, 1956 (October 12 1956)BirthDavid Vanian, British singer, (The Damned)
October 12th, 1956 (October 12 1956)DeathDon Lorenzo Perosi, Italian composer (born in 1872)
October 12th, 1955 (October 12 1955)BirthAnte Gotovina, Croatian general
October 12th, 1955 (October 12 1955)BirthJane Siberry, Canadian musician
October 12th, 1954 (October 12 1954)DeathGeorge Welch, American pilot (born in 1918)
October 12th, 1953 (October 12 1953)Event"The Caine Mutiny Court Martial" opens at Plymouth Theatre, New York Martial Quotes
October 12th, 1953 (October 12 1953)BirthLes Dennis, British comedian/TV presenter
October 12th, 1953 (October 12 1953)BirthSerge Lepeltier, French politician
October 12th, 1952 (October 12 1952)BirthDanielle Proulx, Quebec actress
October 12th, 1951 (October 12 1951)BirthSally Ride, American astronaut
October 12th, 1951 (October 12 1951)BirthEd Royce, American politician
October 12th, 1950 (October 12 1950)BirthSusan Anton, American actress
October 12th, 1950 (October 12 1950)BirthRobin Askwith, English actor
October 12th, 1950 (October 12 1950)BirthCaroline Ellis, English actress
October 12th, 1950 (October 12 1950)BirthDave Freudenthal, American politician
October 12th, 1950 (October 12 1950)BirthKaga Takeshi, Japanese actor
October 12th, 1949 (October 12 1949)BirthIlich Ramirez Sanchez, Venezuelan international terrorist
October 12th, 1949 (October 12 1949)BirthStan Hansen, American professional wrestler
October 12th, 1948 (October 12 1948)BirthRick Parfitt, British musician (Status Quo)
October 12th, 1948 (October 12 1948)DeathSusan Sutherland Isaacs, educational psychologist and psychoanalyst (born in 1885).
October 12th, 1947 (October 12 1947)BirthChris Wallace, American journalist
October 12th, 1947 (October 12 1947)BirthGeorge Lam, Hong Kong singer
October 12th, 1946 (October 12 1946)DeathJoseph Stilwell, U.S. general (born in 1883)
October 12th, 1945 (October 12 1945)BirthAurore Clement, French actress
October 12th, 1945 (October 12 1945)BirthDusty Rhodes, American professional wrestler
October 12th, 1944 (October 12 1944)BirthAngela Rippon, British television personality
October 12th, 1942 (October 12 1942)EventWorld War II: Japanese ships retreat after their defeat in the Battle of Cape Esperance with the Japanese commander, Aritomo Goto dying from wounds suffered in the battle and two Japanese destroyers sunk by Allied air attack.
October 12th, 1942 (October 12 1942)BirthMelvin Franklin, American singer (The Temptations) (died in 1995)
October 12th, 1941 (October 12 1941)EventThis and the next day, German Nazis kill 11,000 Jews in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine. Einsatzkommando 6 massacres most of the remaining Jews of the city, marching them to a ravine where they were killed.
October 12th, 1941 (October 12 1941)BirthMichael Mansfield, English barrister
October 12th, 1940 (October 12 1940)DeathTom Mix, American actor (born in 1880)
October 12th, 1938 (October 12 1938)BirthBob Miller, American NHL broadcaster
October 12th, 1937 (October 12 1937)BirthPaul Hawkins, Australian racing driver (died in 1969)
October 12th, 1937 (October 12 1937)BirthRobert Mangold, American artist
October 12th, 1935 (October 12 1935)BirthLuciano Pavarotti, Italian tenor (died in 2007)
October 12th, 1935 (October 12 1935)BirthSam Moore, American R&B singer (Sam & Dave)
October 12th, 1935 (October 12 1935)BirthDon Howe, English football player and manager
October 12th, 1934 (October 12 1934)BirthRichard Meier, American architect
October 12th, 1934 (October 12 1934)BirthAlbert Shiryaev, Russian mathematician
October 12th, 1933 (October 12 1933)EventThe United States Army Disciplinary Barracks on Alcatraz Island, is acquired by the United States Department of Justice
October 12th, 1933 (October 12 1933)BirthGuido Molinari, Canadian painter (died in 2004)
October 12th, 1932 (October 12 1932)BirthDick Gregory, American comedian and activist
October 12th, 1932 (October 12 1932)BirthNed Jarrett, American race car driver
October 12th, 1929 (October 12 1929)BirthRobert Coles, American psychologist and author
October 12th, 1929 (October 12 1929)BirthMagnus Magnusson, Icelandic television presenter (died in 2007)
October 12th, 1928 (October 12 1928)EventAn iron lung respirator is used for the first time at Children s Hospital, Boston
October 12th, 1925 (October 12 1925)BirthDenis Lazure, Quebec politician
October 12th, 1924 (October 12 1924)BirthDoris Grau, American actress (died in 1995)
October 12th, 1924 (October 12 1924)DeathAnatole France, French author, Nobel Prize laureate (born in 1844)Anatole France Quotes
October 12th, 1923 (October 12 1923)BirthGoody Petronelli, American boxing trainer and manager
October 12th, 1920 (October 12 1920)BirthChristy Ring, Irish hurler (died in 1979)
October 12th, 1919 (October 12 1919)BirthGilles Beaudoin, Quebec politician (died in 2007)
October 12th, 1918 (October 12 1918)EventA massive forest fire kills 453 people in Minnesota.
October 12th, 1917 (October 12 1917)EventThe First Battle of Passchendaele, now Passendale
October 12th, 1917 (October 12 1917)BirthRoque Maspoli, Uruguayan footballer (died in 2004)
October 12th, 1916 (October 12 1916)BirthAlice Childress, American actress, playwright, and novelist (died in 1994)
October 12th, 1915 (October 12 1915)EventWorld War I: British nurse Edith Cavell is executed by a German firing squad for helping Allied soldiers escape from BelgiumEdith Cavell Quotes
October 12th, 1915 (October 12 1915)DeathEdith Cavell, English nurse (born in 1865)Edith Cavell Quotes
October 12th, 1910 (October 12 1910)BirthRobert Fitzgerald, American poet and translator (died in 1985)
October 12th, 1910 (October 12 1910)BirthBob Sheppard, American baseball announcer
October 12th, 1908 (October 12 1908)BirthPaul Engle, American writer (died in 1991)
October 12th, 1908 (October 12 1908)BirthAnn Petry, American novelist (died in 1997)
October 12th, 1906 (October 12 1906)BirthJoe Cronin, American baseball player and executive (died in 1984)
October 12th, 1904 (October 12 1904)BirthDing Ling, Chinese writer (died in 1986)
October 12th, 1904 (October 12 1904)BirthLester Dent, American writer (died in 1959)
October 12th, 1901 (October 12 1901)EventPresident Theodore Roosevelt officially renames the "Executive Mansion" to the White House.Theodore Roosevelt Quotes
October 12th, 1899 (October 12 1899)EventBoer republic of South Africa declares war with England.
October 12th, 1898 (October 12 1898)EventEstablishment of the first town council in Mateur.
October 12th, 1898 (October 12 1898)DeathCalvin Fairbank, American abolitionist minister (born in 1816)
October 12th, 1896 (October 12 1896)BirthEugenio Montale, Italian poet, Nobel Prize laureate (died in 1981)
October 12th, 1896 (October 12 1896)DeathChristian Emil Krag-Juel-Vind-Frijs, Danish nobleman and politician (born in 1817)
October 12th, 1894 (October 12 1894)BirthElisabeth of Romania, queen of Greece (died in 1956)
October 12th, 1892 (October 12 1892)EventThe Pledge of Allegiance is first recited in unison by students in US public schools.
October 12th, 1892 (October 12 1892)BirthGilda dalla Rizza, Italian soprano (died in 1975)
October 12th, 1891 (October 12 1891)BirthEdith Stein, Carmelite Catholic nun and martyr (died in 1942)
October 12th, 1890 (October 12 1890)BirthMichael Collins, Irish leader (died in 1922)Michael Collins Quotes
October 12th, 1887 (October 12 1887)BirthPaula von Preradovic, Croatian-Austrian poet (died in 1951)
October 12th, 1880 (October 12 1880)BirthLouis Hemon, French novelist (died in 1913)
October 12th, 1875 (October 12 1875)BirthAleister Crowley, English occultist and author (died in 1947)Aleister Crowley Quotes
October 12th, 1875 (October 12 1875)DeathJean-Baptiste Carpeaux, French sculptor and painter (born in 1827)
October 12th, 1874 (October 12 1874)BirthJimmy Burke, American baseball player (died in 1942)
October 12th, 1872 (October 12 1872)BirthRalph Vaughan Williams, English composer (died in 1958)Ralph Vaughan Williams Quotes
October 12th, 1870 (October 12 1870)DeathRobert E. Lee, American Confederate general (born in 1807)
October 12th, 1866 (October 12 1866)BirthRamsay MacDonald, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (died in 1937)
October 12th, 1865 (October 12 1865)BirthArthur Harden, English chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (died in 1940)
October 12th, 1860 (October 12 1860)BirthElmer Sperry, American inventor (died in 1930)
October 12th, 1855 (October 12 1855)BirthArthur Nikisch, Hungarian conductor (died in 1922)
October 12th, 1845 (October 12 1845)DeathElizabeth Fry, British social reformer and philanthropist (born in 1780)
October 12th, 1840 (October 12 1840)BirthHelena Modjeska, Polish actress (died in 1909)
October 12th, 1823 (October 12 1823)EventCharles Macintosh, of Scotland, sells the first raincoat.
October 12th, 1822 (October 12 1822)EventPeter I of Brazil is proclaimed the emperor of the Brazilian Empire.
October 12th, 1810 (October 12 1810)EventFirst Oktoberfest: The Bavarian royalty invites the citizens of Munich to join the celebration of the marriage of Crown Prince Ludwig of Bavaria to Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen.
October 12th, 1801 (October 12 1801)BirthFriedrich Frey-Herose, Swiss statesman (died in 1873)
October 12th, 1798 (October 12 1798)BirthPedro I of Brazil (died in 1834)
October 12th, 1793 (October 12 1793)EventThe cornerstone of Old East, the oldest state university building in the United States, is laid on the campus of the University of North Carolina
October 12th, 1792 (October 12 1792)EventFirst celebration of Columbus Day in the USA held in New York
October 12th, 1792 (October 12 1792)BirthChristian Gmelin, German chemist (died in 1860)
October 12th, 1773 (October 12 1773)EventAmerica s first insane asylum opens for Persons of Insane and Disordered Minds in Virginia
October 12th, 1758 (October 12 1758)DeathRichard Molesworth, 3rd Viscount Molesworth, British field marshal (born in 1680)
October 12th, 1730 (October 12 1730)DeathKing Frederick IV of Denmark (born in 1671)
October 12th, 1725 (October 12 1725)BirthEtienne Louis Geoffroy, French pharmacist and entomologist (died in 1810)
October 12th, 1712 (October 12 1712)BirthWilliam Shippen, American physician and statesman (died in 1801)
October 12th, 1710 (October 12 1710)BirthJonathan Trumbull, American politician and statesman (died in 1785)
October 12th, 1692 (October 12 1692)EventThe Salem Witch Trials were ended by a letter from Massachusetts Governor William Phips.
October 12th, 1685 (October 12 1685)DeathChristoph Ignaz Abele, Austrian jurist (born in 1628)
October 12th, 1679 (October 12 1679)DeathWilliam Gurnall, English writer (born in 1617)
October 12th, 1678 (October 12 1678)DeathEdmund Berry Godfrey, English magistrate (born in 1621)
October 12th, 1654 (October 12 1654)EventThe Delft Explosion devastates the city in the Netherlands, killing more than 100.
October 12th, 1646 (October 12 1646)DeathFrancois de Bassompierre, Marshal of France (born in 1579)
October 12th, 1632 (October 12 1632)DeathKutsuki Mototsuna, Japanese samurai commander (born in 1549)
October 12th, 1602 (October 12 1602)BirthWilliam Chillingworth, English religious leader (died in 1644)
October 12th, 1600 (October 12 1600)DeathLuis Molina, Spanish Jesuit (born in 1535)
October 12th, 1590 (October 12 1590)DeathKano Eitoku, Japanese painter (born in 1543)
October 12th, 1582 (October 12 1582)EventBecause of the implementation of the Gregorian calendar this day does not exist in this year in Italy, Poland, Portugal and Spain.
October 12th, 1576 (October 12 1576)BirthThomas Dudley, English-born American colonial magistrate (died in 1653)
October 12th, 1576 (October 12 1576)DeathMaximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor (born in 1527)
October 12th, 1565 (October 12 1565)DeathJean Ribault, French explorer and colonizer (born in 1520)
October 12th, 1558 (October 12 1558)BirthArchduke Maximilian III of Austria (died in 1618)
October 12th, 1558 (October 12 1558)BirthJacques Sirmond, French scholar and Jesuit (died in 1651)
October 12th, 1537 (October 12 1537)BirthKing Edward VI of England (died in 1553)
October 12th, 1492 (October 12 1492)EventChristopher Columbus s expedition makes landfall in the Caribbean, specifically in The Bahamas. The explorer believes he has reached East AsiaChristopher Columbus Quotes
October 12th, 1492 (October 12 1492)DeathPiero della Francesca, Italian painter
October 12th, 1491 (October 12 1491)DeathFritz Herlen, German artist
October 12th, 1490 (October 12 1490)BirthBernardo Pisano, Italian composer (died in 1548)
October 12th, 1398 (October 12 1398)Eventthe Treaty of Salynas is signed between Grand Duke of Lithuania Vytautas the Great and the Teutonic Knights, who received Samogitia.
October 12th, 1350 (October 12 1350)BirthDmitry Donskoy, Grand Prince of Moscovy (died in 1389)
October 12th, 1320 (October 12 1320)DeathMichael IX Palaeologus, co-ruling Eastern Roman Emperor
October 12th, 1279 (October 12 1279)EventNichiren, a Japanese Buddhist monk founder of Nichiren Buddhism, inscribes the Dai-Gohonzon
October 12th, 1216 (October 12 1216)EventKing John of England loses his crown jewels in The Wash, probably near Fosdyke, perhaps near Sutton Bridge
October 12th, 1176 (October 12 1176)DeathWilliam d Aubigny, 1st Earl of Arundel, English politician
October 12th, 1095 (October 12 1095)DeathMargrave Leopold II of Austria (born in 1050)
October 12th, 1008 (October 12 1008)BirthEmperor Go-Ichijo of Japan (died in 1036)
October 12th, 0642 (October 12 0642)DeathPope John IV
October 12th, 0638 (October 12 0638)DeathPope Honorius I
October 12th, 0632 (October 12 0632)DeathEdwin of Deira, King of Northumbria and Bretwalda
October 12th, 0539 (October 12 0539)EventThe army of Cyrus the Great of Persia takes Babylon.

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