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Events of December 12th:
December 12th is the 346th day of the year (347th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 19 days remaining until the end of the year.
On this page, we have placed information about December 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 December 12th:
1731 Erasmus Darwin (physician, natural philosopher, inventor, poet)
1745 John Jay (Founding Father, first Chief Justice of the United States)
1863 Edvard Munch (artist)
1893 Edward G. Robinson (actor)
1915 Frank Sinatra (singer, actor)
1924 Ed Koch (mayor of New York City)
1927 Honor Blackman (actress)
1927 Robert Noyce (electrical engineer - co-created the first integrated circuit, co-founder of Fairchild Semiconductor and Intel)
1938 Connie Francis (singer)
1940 Dionne Warwick (singer)
1949 Bill Nighy (actor, comedian)
1962 Tracy Austin (tennis player)
1962 Peter Bergen (journalist, author)
1968 Kate Humble (TV host)
December 12th in History:
1787 Pennsylvania is the 2nd state to ratify the US Constitution.
1901 Guglielmo Marconi receives the first trans-Atlantic radio signal.
1911 Delhi replaces Calcutta as the capital of India.
1963 Kenya independent from Britain.
1972 Apollo 17 (6th and so far final, successful manned lunar mission) lands on the moon.
1979 Rhodesia changes its name to Zimbabwe.
1991 Russia independent from USSR.
2000 US Supreme Court releases its decision in Bush v. Gore.
2012 North Korea launches its first satellite.
December 12th is also:
National Poinsettia Day (USA)
Jamhuri Day (Kenya) - Celebrates independence since 1963
People born on December 12th are Sagittarius
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