Monday, January 12, 2015

12th January date

12th January in History:
1908 – A long-distance radio message is sent from the Eiffel Tower for the first time.
1932 – Hattie Caraway becomes the first woman elected to the United States Senate.
1991 – Gulf War: An act of the U.S. Congress authorizes the use of military force to drive Iraq out of Kuwait.
2004 – The world's largest ocean liner, RMS Queen Mary 2, makes its maiden voyage.

Birthdays you share with:
1863 – Swami Vivekananda, Indian philosopher (d. 1902)
1917 – Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, Indian guru (d. 2008)
1936 – Brajanath Ratha, Indian poet (d. 2014)
1972 – Priyanka Vadra, Indian politician

Festivals and celebrations:
Memorial Day (Turkmenistan)
National Youth Day (India)
Zanzibar Revolution Day (Tanzania)

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