About February 12

February 12, 2021 is the 43rd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 322 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

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Aquarius is the sun sign of a person born on this day. Amethyst is the modern birthstone for this month. Bloodstone is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

What Happened On February 12

  • 881
    Pope John VIII crowns Charles the Fat, the King of Italy: Emperor
  • 1541
    Santiago, Chile is founded by Pedro de Valdivia.
  • 1554
    A year after claiming the throne of England for nine days, Lady Jane Grey is beheaded for treason.
  • 1593
    Japanese invasion of Korea: Approximately 3,000 Joseon defenders led by general Kwon Yul successfully repel more than 30,000 Japanese forces in the Siege of Haengju.
  • 1689
    The Convention Parliament declares that the flight to France in 1688 by James II, the last Roman Catholic British monarch, constitutes an abdication.
  • 1733
    Englishman James Oglethorpe founds Georgia, the 13th colony of the Thirteen Colonies, and its first city at Savannah (known as Georgia Day).
  • 1825
    The Creek cede the last of their lands in Georgia to the United States government by the Treaty of Indian Springs, and migrate west.
  • 1851
    Edward Hargraves announces that he has found gold in Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia, starting the Australian gold rush.
  • 1894
    Anarchist Émile Henry hurls a bomb into Paris’s Cafe Terminus, killing one and wounding 20.
  • 1914
    In Washington, D.C., the first stone of the Lincoln Memorial is put into place.
  • 1934
    In Spain the national council of Juntas de Ofensiva Nacional-Sindicalista decides to merge the movement with the Falange Española.
  • 1935
    USS Macon, one of the two largest helium-filled airships ever created, crashes into the Pacific Ocean off the coast of California and sinks.
  • 1946
    World War II: Operation Deadlight ends after scuttling 121 of 154 captured U-boats.
  • 1961
    U.S.S.R. launches Venera 1 towards Venus.
  • 1990
    Carmen Lawrence becomes the first female Premier in Australian history when she becomes Premier of Western Australia.
  • 1992
    The current Constitution of Mongolia comes into effect.
  • 1994
    Four men break into the National Gallery of Norway and steal Edward Munch’s iconic painting The Scream.
  • 2002
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Water Horse in Chinese astrology.
  • 2004
    The city of San Francisco, California begins issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples in response to a directive from Mayor Gavin Newsom.
  • 2009
    Colgan Air Flight 3407 crashes into a house in Clarence Center, New York while on approach to Buffalo-Niagara International Airport, killing all on board and one on the ground.

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