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January 12th

January 12th is the 12th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 353 days remaining until the end of the year (354 days in leap years).

On this page, we have placed information about January 12th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on January 12th

1729 Edmund+Burke (politician, philosopher)

1876 Jack London (author)

1893 Hermann Göring (Nazi politician)

Hermann Goering

1893 Alfred Rosenberg (Nazi politician)

1907 Sergei Korolev (Russian rocket scientist)

1916 P. W. Botha (South African Prime Minister 1978-1984, State President 1984-1989)

1917 Maharishi Mahesh Yogi (Indian guru)

1923 Holden Roberto (Angolan rebel leader, politician)

1932 Des O'Connor (singer, comedian, TV host)

1937 Shirley Eaton (actress)

1944 Joe Frazier (boxer)

1948 Brendan Foster (runner, sports presenter)

1951 Rush Limbaugh (radio presenter, political commentator)

1951 Kirstie Alley (actress)

Kirstie Alley

1954 Howard Stern (radio presenter)

1956 Marie Colvin (journalist)

1964 Jeff Bezos (entrepreneur, founder of Amazon.com)

1965 Rob Zombie (musician, film director, film producer, screenwriter)

1965 Mark Moore (DJ, producer - S'Express)

1968 Heather Mills (business woman, model)

1970 Raekwon (rapper)

1974 Melanie C - "Sporty Spice" (singer - The Spice Girls)

1980 Amerie (singer)

1986 Gemma Arterton (actress)

1991 Pixie Lott (singer, dancer, actress)

January 12th in History

1866 Royal Aeronautical Society formed in London.

1895 National Trust founded in the United Kingdom.

1915 US House of Representatives votes against giving women the right to vote.

1930 Hattie Caraway becomes the first woman elected to the US Senate.

1959 Modern rediscovery of the Caves of Nerja in Spain.

1964 Rebels in Zanzibar begin a revolt, and later form a republic.

1966 US President Lyndon B. Johnson states that the US should stay in South Vietnam until Communist aggression there ends.

Lyndon Johnson

1970 Nigerian Civil War ends with the defeat of Biafra.

1991 US Congress votes to authorize the use of military force to drive Iraq from Kuwait.

1998 Eighteen European nations forbid human cloning.

2001 Downtown Disney opens in the Disneyland Resort.

January 12th is also

Zanzibar Revolution Day (Tanzania).


People born on January 12th are Capricorn


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