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Abbot Howard Hoffman (November 30, 1936 – April 12, 1989) was an American political and social activist, anarchist, and revolutionary who co-founded the Youth International Party ("Yippies").
Abdülhak Hâmid Tarhan (born Abdülhak Hâmid; January 2, 1852 – April 12, 1937) was an early 20th-century Turkish playwright and poet.
Adam Scott Graves (born April 12, 1968) is a Canadian former professional hockey player.
Adrian "Addie" Joss (April 12, 1880 – April 14, 1911), nicknamed "The Human Hairpin," was an American pitcher in Major League Baseball (MLB).
Adelbert Ames (October 31, 1835 – April 13, 1933) was an American sailor, soldier, and politician who served with distinction as a Union Army general during the American Civil War.
Adoniram Judson, Jr. (August 9, 1788 – April 12, 1850) was an American Congregationalist and later Baptist missionary, who served in Burma for almost forty years.
African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa.
was a Meiji-period career officer in the Imperial Japanese Navy.
Al-Wasat, also "Alwasat", is an Arabic-language daily newspaper in Manama, Bahrain.
Sir Alan Ayckbourn, (born 12 April 1939) is a prolific English playwright and director.
Alan Stewart Paton (11 January 1903 – 12 April 1988) was a South African author and anti-apartheid activist.
Aleksey Vladimirovich Dmitrik (Russian: Алексей Владимирович Дмитрик; born 12 April 1984) is a Russian high jumper.
Alexander "Alex" Briley (born April 12, 1947) was the original "G.I." in the disco music group Village People.
Alexander Nikolayevich Ostrovsky (Алекса́ндр Никола́евич Остро́вский;, Moscow, Russian Empire, Shchelykovo, Kostroma Governorate, Russian Empire) was a Russian playwright, generally considered the greatest representative of the Russian realistic period.
Alexander Ypsilantis, Ypsilanti, or Alexandros Ypsilantis (Αλέξανδρος Υψηλάντης Alexandros Yipsilantis; Alexandru Ipsilanti; Александр Константинович Ипсиланти Aleksandr Konstantinovich Ipsilanti; 12 December 179231 January 1828), was a member of a prominent Phanariot Greek family, a prince of the Danubian Principalities, a senior officer of the Imperial Russian cavalry during the Napoleonic Wars, and a leader of the Filiki Eteria, a secret organization that coordinated the beginning of the Greek War of Independence against the Ottoman Empire.
Saint Alferius (Sant'Alferio) (930–1050) was an Italian abbot and saint.
Alicia Coppola (born April 12, 1968) is an American television and film actress.
Allard Motor Company Limited was a London-based low-volume car manufacturer founded in 1945 by Sydney AllardThe Times, 13 April 1966, Obituary.
Alvin Sargent (born April 12, 1927) is an American screenwriter.
Ambrose Dixon (1619Ambrose Dixon: The Man and the Legacy, James Edward JensenApril 12, 1687) was an early American Quaker pioneer who was born in England and emigrated to the America at an early age where he lived in the Virginia Colony before moving to Maryland.
Amedeo Calliari (born 12 April 1988) is a former Italian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder.
The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.
The American Red Cross (ARC), also known as the American National Red Cross, is a humanitarian organization that provides emergency assistance, disaster relief, and disaster preparedness education in the United States.
The American Revolution was a colonial revolt that took place between 1765 and 1783.
Americo-Liberians, or African Americans in Liberian English, are a Liberian ethnicity of African-American, Afro-Caribbean, and liberated African descent.
Amy Elizabeth Ray (born April 12, 1964) is an American singer-songwriter and member of the contemporary folk duo Indigo Girls.
André Mba Obame (15 June 1957"Mba Obame André", Gabon: Les hommes de pouvoir, number 4,, 5 March 2002. – 12 April 2015) was a Gabonese politician.
Andrés Arturo García Menéndez (born April 12, 1956), professionally known as Andy García, is a Cuban American actor and director.
Blessed Angelo Carletti di Chivasso was a noted moral theologian of the Order of Friars Minor; born at Chivasso in Piedmont, in 1411; and died at Coni, in Piedmont, in 1495.
Johnnie Lucille Collier (April 12, 1923 – January 22, 2004), known professionally as Ann Miller, was an American dancer, singer and actress.
Annamária Szalai (16 September 1961 – 12 April 2013) was a Hungarian journalist, politician, Member of Parliament (MP) for Zala County, Fidesz (1998–2004).
Anna Jane Jackson (September 3, 1925 – April 12, 2016); retrieved April 16, 2016.
Anne of Bohemia and Austria (12 April 1432 – 13 November 1462) was a Duchess of Luxembourg in her own right, and as consort, Landgravine of Thuringia and of Saxony.
Anthemius (Latin: Procopius Anthemius Augustus) (c. 420 – 11 July 472) was Western Roman Emperor from 467 to 472.
Antoine Laurent de Jussieu (12 April 1748 – 17 September 1836) was a French botanist, notable as the first to publish a natural classification of flowering plants; much of his system remains in use today.
The Apostolic Palace, which was the main project of Bramante during Sangallo's apprenticeship. The church of Santa Maria di Loreto near the Trajan's Market in Rome. The Villa Farnese in Caprarola; the initial design was by Sangallo and Baldassare Peruzzi. San Giovanni dei Fiorentini; Sangallo was responsible for the foundation projecting out into the Tiber. View of St. Patrick's Well in Orvieto. Antonio da Sangallo the Younger (12 April 14843 August 1546), also known as Antonio da San Gallo, was an Italian architect active during the Renaissance, mainly in Rome and the Papal States.
Antonio Pedro Osuna (born April 12, 1973) is a Mexican former professional baseball pitcher, who played for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Chicago White Sox, New York Yankees, San Diego Padres, and Washington Nationals during his 11-year Major League Baseball (MLB) career.
The Apostolic Palace (Palatium Apostolicum; Palazzo Apostolico) is the official residence of the Roman Catholic Pope and Bishop of Rome, which is located in Vatican City.
April 11 - Eastern Orthodox liturgical calendar - April 13 All fixed commemorations below are observed on April 25 by Eastern Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar.
Ardashir I or Ardeshir I (Middle Persian:, New Persian: اردشیر بابکان, Ardashir-e Bābakān), also known as Ardashir the Unifier (180–242 AD), was the founder of the Sasanian Empire.
Armen Albert Alchian (April 12, 1914 – February 19, 2013) was an American economist and professor of economics at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Arthur "Art" Paul Alexakis (born April 12, 1962) is an American musician best known as the singer-songwriter and guitarist of the rock band Everclear.
Arthur Freed (September 9, 1894 – April 12, 1973) was an American lyricist and Hollywood film producer.
An astronaut or cosmonaut is a person trained by a human spaceflight program to command, pilot, or serve as a crew member of a spacecraft.
Austria-Hungary, often referred to as the Austro-Hungarian Empire or the Dual Monarchy in English-language sources, was a constitutional union of the Austrian Empire (the Kingdoms and Lands Represented in the Imperial Council, or Cisleithania) and the Kingdom of Hungary (Lands of the Crown of Saint Stephen or Transleithania) that existed from 1867 to 1918, when it collapsed as a result of defeat in World War I. The union was a result of the Austro-Hungarian Compromise of 1867 and came into existence on 30 March 1867.
The Toledo Auto-Lite strike was a strike by a federal labor union of the American Federation of Labor (AFL) against the Electric Auto-Lite company of Toledo, Ohio, from April 12 to June 3, 1934.
Ádám Hanga (Hanga Ádám, born 12 April 1989) is a Hungarian professional basketball player for FC Barcelona Lassa.
The Battle of Carthage was fought in 238 AD between a Roman army loyal to Emperor Maximinus Thrax and the forces of Emperors Gordian I and Gordian II.
The Battle of Fort Pillow, which ended with the Fort Pillow massacre, was fought on April 12, 1864, at Fort Pillow on the Mississippi River in Henning, Tennessee, during the American Civil War.
The Battle of Fort Sumter (April 12–13, 1861) was the bombardment of Fort Sumter near Charleston, South Carolina by the Confederate States Army, and the return gunfire and subsequent surrender by the United States Army, that started the American Civil War.
The Battle of Vimy Ridge was part of the Battle of Arras, in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France, during the First World War.
The Bay of Biscay (Golfe de Gascogne, Golfo de Vizcaya, Pleg-mor Gwaskogn, Bizkaiko Golkoa) is a gulf of the northeast Atlantic Ocean located south of the Celtic Sea.
Belinda Jane Emmett (12 April 1974 – 11 November 2006) was an Australian actress and singer.
Benjamin Libet (April 12, 1916, Chicago, Illinois – July 23, 2007, Davis, California) was a pioneering scientist in the field of human consciousness.
Benoît de Maillet (Saint-Mihiel, 12 April 1656 – Marseille, 30 January 1738) was a well-travelled French diplomat and natural historian.
Berlin is the capital and the largest city of Germany, as well as one of its 16 constituent states.
Bethan Dainton (born 12 April 1989) is a Welsh rugby union player who plays winger for the Bristol Ladies/Newport Gwent Dragons and the Wales women's national rugby union team.
Beverly Atlee Cleary (née Bunn; born April 12, 1916) is an American writer of children's and young adult fiction.
William Campbell Rough Bryden CBE (born 12 April 1942 in Greenock, Scotland) is a British stage- and film director and screenwriter.
William Jefferson Clinton (born August 19, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001.
William Gerald "Billy" Standridge (November 27, 1953 – April 12, 2014) was an American stock car racing driver.
William Richard Vaughn (April 12, 1919 – September 26, 1991) was an American singer, multi-instrumentalist, orchestra leader, and A&R man for Dot Records.
Blerim Džemaili (Blerim Xhemaili, Блерим Џемаили; born 12 April 1986) is a Swiss professional footballer who plays for Bologna as a midfielder.
Robert Frederick Chelsea Moore OBE (12 April 1941 – 24 February 1993) was an English professional footballer.
Bolivia (Mborivia; Buliwya; Wuliwya), officially known as the Plurinational State of Bolivia (Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia), is a landlocked country located in western-central South America.
Lecil Travis Martin (September 1, 1931 – April 12, 1999), whose stage name was Boxcar Willie, was an American country music singer-songwriter and air force personnel sergeant, who sang in the "old-time hobo" music style, complete with dirty face, overalls, and a floppy hat.
Brad Brach (born April 12, 1986) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles of Major League Baseball (MLB).
Bradley Alan Miller (born April 12, 1976) is an American former professional basketball player.
The Bremen is a German Junkers W 33 aircraft that made the first successful transatlantic aeroplane flight from east to west on April 12 and 13, 1928.
Brendon Boyd Urie (born April 12, 1987) is an American singer, songwriter, and musician, best known as the lead vocalist of Panic! at the Disco, of which he is the only original member remaining.
Brennan Philip Boesch (born April 12, 1985) is an American former professional baseball outfielder.
Richard Francis Xavier Manning, known as Brennan Manning (April 27, 1934 – April 12, 2013) was an American author, laicized priest, and public speaker.
Brian Nicholas McFadden (born 12 April 1980) is an Irish singer-songwriter and TV presenter who rose to fame in 1998 as a member of the Irish boyband Westlife.
Brooklyn Danielle Decker Roddick (born April 12, 1987) is an American model and actress best known for her appearances in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, including the cover of the 2010 issue.
Broughton Suspension Bridge was an iron chain suspension bridge built in 1826 to span the River Irwell between Broughton and Pendleton, now in Salford, Greater Manchester, England.
Bryan Fletcher (born 12 April 1974 in Sydney) is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer of the 1990s and 2000s.
Bryan Edgar Magee (born 12 April 1930) is a British philosopher, broadcaster, politician, author, and poet, best known as a popularizer of philosophy.
Gaetano Majorano (12 April 1710 – 31 January 1783) was an Italian castrato and opera singer, who performed under the stage name Caffarelli.
The calendar of saints is a traditional Christian method of organizing a liturgical year by associating each day with one or more saints and referring to the day as the feast day or feast of said saint.
The veneration of saints in the Episcopal Church is a continuation of an ancient tradition from the early Church which honors important and influential people of the Christian faith.
The Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) was the designation of the field force created by Canada for service overseas in the First World War.
Carl Wendle Morton (January 18, 1944 – April 12, 1983) was a starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Montreal Expos (1969–72) and Atlanta Braves (1973–76).
Carlos Alberto Reutemann (born April 12, 1942), nicknamed "Lole", is an Argentine former racing driver who raced in Formula One from through, and later became a politician in his native province of Santa Fe, for the Justicialist Party, and governor of Santa Fe in Argentina.
Carlos Sainz Cenamor (born 12 April 1962 in Madrid, Spain) is a Spanish rally driver.
Cecil Kimber (1888–1945) was an automobile engineer, most famous for his role in being the driving force behind the MG car company.
Magdalena Cecilia Colledge (28 November 1920 – 12 April 2008) was a British figure skater.
Chad Guy Bertrand le Clos, OIS (born 12 April 1992) is a South African competitive swimmer who is an Olympic, World and Commonwealth Games champion as well as the Commonwealth record holder in the 50 and 100-metre butterfly.
Charles Burney FRS (7 April 1726 – 12 April 1814) was an English music historian, composer and musician.
Sir Charles Gavan Duffy Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George (12 April 1816 – 9 February 1903), Irish-Australian nationalist, journalist, poet and politician, was the 8th Premier of Victoria and one of the most colourful figures in Victorian political history.
Charles Andre Mann (born April 12, 1961) is a businessman and former American football player.
Charles Messier (26 June 1730 – 12 April 1817) was a French astronomer most notable for publishing an astronomical catalogue consisting of nebulae and star clusters that came to be known as the 110 "Messier objects".
Charles Lewis Napier (April 12, 1936 – October 5, 2011) was an American character actor and voice actor in film and television, known for his prolific career playing memorable supporting and leading roles in genre cinema, often in the role of a cop, soldier, or authority figure.
Charles VII or Carl (Swedish: Karl Sverkersson; c. 1130 – 12 April 1167) was ruler of Götaland, and then King of Sweden from c. 1161 to 1167, when he was assassinated.
Charles-Antoine Campion, italianized as Carlo Antonio Campioni (Lunéville, 16 November 1720 - Florence, 12 April 1788) was an Italian composer who was born in Lorraine.
Charleston is the oldest and largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina, the county seat of Charleston County, and the principal city in the Charleston–North Charleston–Summerville Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Charles Quinton Murphy (July 12, 1959 – April 12, 2017) was an American actor, comedian, and writer.
Chinyelu Susan Onwurah (born 12 April 1965) is a British Labour Party politician, who was elected at the 2010 general election as the Member of Parliament for Newcastle upon Tyne Central, succeeding the previous Labour MP Jim Cousins, who had decided to step down after 23 years.
Chiang Kai-shek (31 October 1887 – 5 April 1975), also romanized as Chiang Chieh-shih or Jiang Jieshi and known as Chiang Chungcheng, was a political and military leader who served as the leader of the Republic of China between 1928 and 1975, first in mainland China until 1949 and then in exile in Taiwan.
Children's Day is a day recognised to celebrate children.
Chiswick House is a Palladian villa in Burlington Lane, Chiswick, west London, England.
Christian IV (Christian den Fjerde; 12 April 1577 – 28 February 1648), sometimes colloquially referred to as Christian Firtal in Denmark and Christian Kvart or Quart in Norway, was king of Denmark-Norway and Duke of Holstein and Schleswig from 1588 to 1648.
Christian Panucci (born 12 April 1973) is an Italian former footballer and current manager of Albania national team.
Claire Catherine Danes (born April 12, 1979) is an American actress.
Clarissa "Clara" Harlowe Barton (December 25, 1821 – April 12, 1912) was a pioneering nurse who founded the American Red Cross.
Claude de Lorraine, duc de Guise (20 October 1496, Château de Condé-sur-Moselle, – 12 April 1550, Château de Joinville) was a French aristocrat and general.
The Cold War was a state of geopolitical tension after World War II between powers in the Eastern Bloc (the Soviet Union and its satellite states) and powers in the Western Bloc (the United States, its NATO allies and others).
Colette Deréal (born Colette Denise de Glarélial; 22 September 1927 in Saint-Cyr-l'École, Seine-et-Oise (now Yvelines), France – 12 April 1988 in Monaco) was a French actress and singer.
The Communist Party of China (CPC), also referred to as the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), is the founding and ruling political party of the People's Republic of China.
The Confederate States Army (C.S.A.) was the military land force of the Confederate States of America (Confederacy) during the American Civil War (1861–1865).
The Confederate States of America (CSA or C.S.), commonly referred to as the Confederacy, was an unrecognized country in North America that existed from 1861 to 1865.
Constantinople (Κωνσταντινούπολις Konstantinoúpolis; Constantinopolis) was the capital city of the Roman/Byzantine Empire (330–1204 and 1261–1453), and also of the brief Latin (1204–1261), and the later Ottoman (1453–1923) empires.
Contempt of court, often referred to simply as "contempt", is the offense of being disobedient to or discourteous toward a court of law and its officers in the form of behavior that opposes or defies the authority, justice and dignity of the court.
Corrado Fabi (born 12 April 1961 in Milan) is a former racing driver from Italy.
Cosmonautics Day (День Космона́втики, Den Kosmonavtiki) is an anniversary celebrated in Russia and some other former USSR countries on 12 April.
A coup d'état, also known simply as a coup, a putsch, golpe de estado, or an overthrow, is a type of revolution, where the illegal and overt seizure of a state by the military or other elites within the state apparatus occurs.
Cristian Ranalli (born 12 April 1979) is an Italian footballer who plays for Artena at Eccellenza Lazio.
The Crusades were a series of religious wars sanctioned by the Latin Church in the medieval period.
Cryptanalysis (from the Greek kryptós, "hidden", and analýein, "to loosen" or "to untie") is the study of analyzing information systems in order to study the hidden aspects of the systems.
Curtis Turner (April 12, 1924 – October 4, 1970) was an American stock car racer.
Herbert Henry "Dally" Messenger (12 April 1883 – 24 November 1959) was one of Australasia's first professional rugby footballers, recognised as one of the greatest-ever players in either code.
Dan Ahearn (né Daniel William Ahearne; April 12, 1888 – December 20, 1942) was an Irish and later American track and field athlete and a member of the Irish American Athletic Club.
Daniel Joseph Lauria (born April 12, 1947) is an American actor, best known for his role as Jack Arnold in The Wonder Years.
David Bruce Cassidy (April 12, 1950 – November 21, 2017) was an American actor, singer, songwriter, and guitarist.
David Michael Letterman (born April 12, 1947) is an American television host, comedian, writer, and producer.
Dennis Banks (Ojibwe, April 12, 1937 – October 29, 2017) was a Native American activist, teacher, and author.
Disneyland Paris, originally Euro Disney Resort, is an entertainment resort in Marne-la-Vallée, a new town located east of the centre of Paris, and is the most visited theme park in all of Europe.
Disneyland Park, originally Euro Disney, is a theme park found at Disneyland Paris in Marne-la-Vallée, France.
Dorial Green-Beckham (born April 12, 1993) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent.
Dorothy Cumming (12 April 1894 – 10 December 1983) was an actress of the silent film era.
Edward Francis Lafitte (April 7, 1886 – April 12, 1971) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball who played with the Detroit Tigers (1909–12), Brooklyn Tip-Tops (1914–15), and Buffalo Blues (1915).
Edward Leonard O'Neill (born April 12, 1946) is an American actor.
Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford (12 April 155024 June 1604) was an English peer and courtier of the Elizabethan era.
(Edward) Walter Maunder (12 April 1851 – 21 March 1928) was a British astronomer best remembered for his study of sunspots and the solar magnetic cycle that led to his identification of the period from 1645 to 1715 that is now known as the Maunder Minimum.
Edwin (Ēadwine; c. 586 – 12 October 632/633), also known as Eadwine or Æduinus, was the King of Deira and Bernicia – which later became known as Northumbria – from about 616 until his death.
Edwin Thomas Layton (April 7, 1903 – April 12, 1984) was a rear admiral in the United States Navy, who is most noted for his work as an intelligence officer during and before World War II.
The Elbe (Elbe; Low German: Elv) is one of the major rivers of Central Europe.
Yelena Nikolayevna Grosheva (Елена Николаевна Грошева; born April 12, 1979) is a Russian former competitive gymnast.
Elizaveta Dmitrievna Kulichkova (Елизавета Дмитриевна Куличкова; born 12 April 1996) is a Russian tennis player.
Elspet Jean Gray, Lady Rix (née Gray; 12 April 192918 February 2013) was a Scottish actress, who first became well known for her partnership with her husband, Lord Rix, and was later familiar to British television audiences for various roles in the 1970s and 1980s.
Elzéar-Alexandre Taschereau (February 17, 1820 – April 12, 1898) was a Canadian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
was the 64th emperor of Japan,Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō): according to the traditional order of succession.
Eric Bertrand Bailly (born 12 April 1994) is an Ivorian professional footballer who plays for English club Manchester United and the Ivory Coast national team.
Tiny pairs of shoes on Saint Erkembode's tomb in Saint-Omer Cathedral. Of the early life of Saint Erkembode, who lived in the late 7th and first half of the 8th centuries, nothing is known.
Eudokia Baïana (Greek: Ευδοκία Βαϊανή; died 12 April 901) was a Byzantine Empress consort as the third wife of Leo VI the Wise.
Evelyn Berezin (born April 12, 1925) is an American computer designer best known for designing the first computer-driven word processor.
Everclear is an American rock band formed in Portland, Oregon in 1991.
Fabian Uziell-Hamilton (born 12 April 1955) is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Leeds North East since 1997.
Felice Giardini (12 April 1716 – 8 June 1796) was an Italian composer and violinist.
Felix Weihs de Weldon (April 12, 1907 – June 3, 2003) was an Austrian-born American sculptor.
Feodor Ivanovich Chaliapin (ˈfʲɵdər ɪˈvanəvʲɪtɕ ʂɐˈlʲapʲɪn; April 12, 1938) was a Russian opera singer.
Carl Louis Ferdinand von Lindemann (April 12, 1852 – March 6, 1939) was a German mathematician, noted for his proof, published in 1882, that pi (pi) is a transcendental number, meaning it is not a root of any polynomial with rational coefficients.
Filiki Eteria or Society of Friends (Φιλική Εταιρεία or Εταιρεία των Φιλικών) was a secret 19th-century organization whose purpose was to overthrow the Ottoman rule of Greece and establish an independent Greek state.
The First United Front, also known as the KMT–CPC Alliance, of the Kuomintang (KMT) and the Communist Party of China (CPC), was formed in 1923 as an alliance to end warlordism in China.
Flavio Briatore (born 12 April 1950) is an Italian businessman.
Fleetwood is a town and civil parish within the Wyre district of Lancashire, England, lying at the northwest corner of the Fylde.
Fort Pillow State Historic Park is a state park in western Tennessee that preserves the American Civil War site of the Battle of Fort Pillow.
Fort Ricasoli (Forti Rikażli) is a bastioned fort in Kalkara, Malta, which was built by the Order of Saint John between 1670 and 1698.
Fort Sumter is a sea fort in Charleston, South Carolina, notable for two battles of the American Civil War.
The Fourth Crusade (1202–1204) was a Latin Christian armed expedition called by Pope Innocent III.
Francesca Jean Halsall (born 12 April 1990) is a retired English competitive swimmer who has represented Great Britain at the Olympics, FINA world championships, and European championships, and England at the Commonwealth Games.
Francisco Higino Craveiro Lopes, GCTE, ComC, GCA, (12 April 1894 – 2 September 1964) was a Portuguese politician and military man.
Francis Paul Dilio (April 12, 1912 in Montreal, Quebec – January 26, 1997) was an ice hockey administrator in the Canadian province of Quebec and is a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame.
Air Commodore Sir Frank Whittle (1 June 1907 – 9 August 1996) was a British Royal Air Force air officer.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Sr. (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945), often referred to by his initials FDR, was an American statesman and political leader who served as the 32nd President of the United States from 1933 until his death in 1945.
The Froberg mutiny was a mutiny staged between 4 and 12 April 1807 at Fort Ricasoli, on the island of Malta, then a British Protectorate, by the Froberg Regiment.
Gary Anthony Soto (born April 12, 1952) is an American poet, novelist, and memoirist.
George Nixon Briggs (April 12, 1796 – September 12, 1861) was an American lawyer and politician from Massachusetts.
George Islay MacNeill Robertson, Baron Robertson of Port Ellen, (born 12 April 1946) is a British Labour Party politician who was the tenth Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation from 1999 to 2004; he succeeded Javier Solana in that position.
George Yurii Shevelov (Schneider) (Юрий Владимирович Шевелёв, Юрій Володимирович Шевельов) (pseud: Yurii Sherekh, Hryhory Shevchuk, Šerech, Sherekh, Sher; Гр. Ш., Ю. Ш. and others) (December 17, 1908 – April 12, 2002) was a Ukrainian-American professor, linguist, philologist, essayist, literary historian, and literary critic.
George David Wald (November 18, 1906 – April 12, 1997) was an American scientist who studied pigments in the retina.
Germans (Deutsche) are a Germanic ethnic group native to Central Europe, who share a common German ancestry, culture and history.
Germinal Pierre Dandelin (12 April 1794 – 15 February 1847) was a mathematician, soldier, and professor of engineering.
Gervais Rufyikiri (born 12 April 1965) is a Burundian politician who was Second Vice President of Burundi from 2010 to 2015.
Angelo Eugenio "Gillo" Dorfles (12 April 1910 – 2 March 2018) was an Italian art critic, painter, and philosopher.
Ginka Zagorcheva-Boycheva, Гинка Загорчева-Бойчева (born April 12, 1958 in Plovdiv) is a former hurdling athlete from Bulgaria.
Giovanny Patricio Espinoza Pabón (born 12 April 1977) is a retired Ecuadorian footballer who played as a defender.
Glenn Alan Rogers (born 12 April 1977) is an Australian-born cricketer who plays international cricket for Scotland.
Gnaeus Pompeius (ca. 75 BC – 12 April 45 BC), also known as Pompey the Younger (sometimes spelled Cneius, Gneius), was a Roman politician and general from the late Republic (1st century BC).
Gordian I (Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Sempronianus Romanus Africanus Augustus; c. 159 AD – 12 April 238 AD) was Roman Emperor for 21 days with his son Gordian II in 238, the Year of the Six Emperors.
Gordian II (Marcus Antonius Gordianus Sempronianus Romanus Africanus Augustus; c. 192 – April 12, 238) was Roman Emperor for 21 days with his father Gordian I in 238, the Year of the Six Emperors.
The Governor of the Belgian province Limburg is the provincial head of government.
The Governor of Massachusetts is the head of the executive branch of the Government of Massachusetts and serves as commander-in-chief of the Commonwealth's military forces.
The governor of the Argentine province of Santa Fe is the highest executive officeholder of the province.
The Governor of Victoria is the representative in the Australian state of Victoria of its monarch, Elizabeth II, Queen of Australia and is one of the Governors of the Australian states.
govy (born 12 April 1981) is a French artist diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum in 2013, and is an advocate for the Neurodiversity Movement.
Grant Holt (born 12 April 1981) is an English professional footballer who is currently employed as a player-coach for Barrow in the National League.
The Great Fire of Valparaíso (Gran Incendio de Valparaíso) started on 12 April 2014 at 16:40 local time (19:40 UTC), in the hills of the city of Valparaíso, Chile.
The Great Locomotive Chase or Andrews' Raid was a military raid that occurred April 12, 1862, in northern Georgia during the American Civil War.
Greater Poland, often known by its Polish name Wielkopolska (Großpolen; Latin: Polonia Maior), is a historical region of west-central Poland.
Greg Child (born 12 April 1957) is an Australian-born rock climber, mountaineer, author and filmmaker.
Guido Rodríguez (born 12 April 1994) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for Mexican club América.
Guillaume Thomas Raynal (12 April 1713 – 6 March 1796) was a French writer and man of letters during the Age of Enlightenment.
Gustaf Olof Cederström (12 April 1845 – 20 August 1933) was a Swedish painter, most known for his painting Karl XII:s likfärd (The funeral transport of Charles XII).
Guy Rupert Berryman (born 12 April 1978) is a Scottish musician, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer.
Harold Raymond Smith (June 1, 1931 – April 12, 2014) was an American catcher in Major League Baseball who played for the St. Louis Cardinals (1956–61) and Pittsburgh Pirates (1965).
The Halifax Resolves was a name later given to the resolution adopted by North Carolina on April 12, 1776.
Hamengkubuwana IX or HB IX (Javanese:; 12 April 1912 – 2 October 1988) was the first Governor of the Special Region of Yogyakarta, the second Vice President of Indonesia and the ninth Sultan of Yogyakarta during the rule of Suharto.
Hardy Krüger (born Franz Eberhard August Krüger; 12 April 1928) is a German actor who appeared in more than 60 films since 1944.
Harold A. Lockwood (April 12, 1887 – October 19, 1918) was an American silent film actor, director, and producer.
Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972) was an American statesman who served as the 33rd President of the United States (1945–1953), taking office upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Harvey Ross Ball (July 10, 1921 – April 12, 2001) was an American commercial artist.
Heinz Heinrich Nordhoff (6 January 1899 – 12 April 1968) was a German engineer who led the Volkswagen company as it was rebuilt after World War II.
Heinz Schneiter (12 April 1935 – 6 July 2017) was a Swiss football player and manager.
Helen Forrest (April 12, 1917 – July 11, 1999) was an American singer of traditional pop and swing music.
Henri Désiré Landru (April 12, 1869 – February 25, 1922) was a French serial killer and real-life "Bluebeard".
Daniel-Henri Druey (12 April 1799 – 29 March 1855) was a Swiss politician of the 19th century and a founding father of constitutional democracy in Switzerland.
Henry Chichele (also Checheley) (c. 1364 – 12 April 1443), was an English archbishop and founder of All Souls College, Oxford.
Henry Clay Sr. (April 12, 1777 – June 29, 1852) was an American lawyer, planter, and statesman who represented Kentucky in both the United States Senate and House of Representatives.
Henry Joseph Darger Jr. (c. April 12, 1892 – April 13, 1973) was a reclusive American writer and artist who worked as a hospital custodian in Chicago, Illinois.
Herbert Arthur Wiglev Clamor Grönemeyer (born 12 April 1956) is a German musician and actor, popular in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Herbert Jeffrey "Herbie" Hancock (born April 12, 1940) is an American pianist, keyboardist, bandleader, composer and actor.
is a Japanese footballer.
is a Japanese professional baseball pitcher in the Seattle Mariners organization.
is a former leader of the idol pop group Morning Musume, idol, actress, model and current member of the pop duo Hangry & Angry as Hangry.
Holkham Hall is an 18th-century country house located adjacent to the village of Holkham, Norfolk, England.
Theodore Roosevelt "Hound Dog" Taylor (April 12, 1915 – December 17, 1975) was an American Chicago blues guitarist and singer.
Howard Stableford (born 12 April 1959) is a television and radio presenter.
was a Japanese professional wrestling promotion managed by Nobuhiko Takada.
Ida Julia Pollock, née Crowe (12 April 1908 – 3 December 2013), was a British writer of several short-stories and over 125 romance novels that were published under her married name, Ida Pollock, and under a number of different pseudonyms: Joan M. Allen; Susan Barrie, Pamela Kent, Averil Ives, Anita Charles, Barbara Rowan, Jane Beaufort, Rose Burghley, Mary Whistler and Marguerite Bell.
Igor Petrovich Volk (Игорь Петрович Волк;; 12 April 1937 – 3 January 2017) was a cosmonaut and test pilot in the Soviet Union.
Ilario Bandini (18 April 1911 – 12 April 1992) was an Italian businessman, racing driver, and racing car manufacturer.
Imogen Cunningham (April 12, 1883 – June 23, 1976) was an American photographer known for her botanical photography, nudes, and industrial landscapes.
The International Day of Human Space Flight (in other official languages of the UN: Russian. Международный день полёта человека в космос, Spanish. Día Internacional de los Vuelos Espaciales Tripulados, French. Journée internationale du vol spatial habité), which is also Cosmonautics Day in Russia and other countries, is the annual celebration, held on April 12, of the anniversary of the first human space flight by Yuri Gagarin.
Ioannis Metaxas (Ιωάννης Μεταξάς; 12 April 1871 – 29 January 1941) was a Greek military officer and politician, serving as Prime Minister of Greece from 1936 until his death in 1941.
Irma Rapuzzi (12 April 1910 – 3 April 2018) was a French politician.
Isabelle Christine Lourenço Gomes Drummond (born April 12, 1994) is a Brazilian actress.
István Anhalt, (April 12, 1919 – February 24, 2012) was a Hungarian-Canadian composer.
Jeffery Scott Campbell (born April 12, 1973) is an American comic book artist.
Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma (born 12 April 1942) is a South African politician who served as the fourth President of South Africa from the 2009 general election until his resignation on 14 February 2018.
Jacques-Bénigne Lignel Bossuet (27 September 1627 – 12 April 1704) was a French bishop and theologian, renowned for his sermons and other addresses.
Jan Tinbergen (April 12, 1903June 9, 1994) was an important Dutch economist.
Jane Withers (born April 12, 1926) is an American actress, model, and singer.
Jaromír (died 4 November 1035), a member of the Přemyslid dynasty, was Duke of Bohemia, in 1003, from 1004 to 1012, and again from 1034 to 1035.
Jason Jeffrey Price (born 12 April 1977 in Pontypridd) is a Welsh footballer.
Ashley Darel Jazz Richards (born 12 April 1991) is a Welsh professional footballer who plays as a right-back for Premier League club Cardiff City.
Jörn Lenz (born 12 April 1969 in Warnemünde) is a German former footballer who played as a defender.
Jørgen Juve (22 November 1906 – 12 April 1983) was a Norwegian football player, jurist, journalist and non-fiction writer.
Jean-François Paillard (12 April 192815 April 2013) was a French conductor.
Jean-Pierre Marielle (born 12 April 1932) is a French actor.
Jelena Dokic (Croatian: Jelena Dokić, Serbian: Јелена Докић;; born 12 April 1983) is an Australian tennis coach, commentator, writer and former player.
Jennifer Marie Morrison (born April 12, 1979) is an American actress, producer, director, and former child model.
Jeremy James Anthony Gibson-Beadle MBE (12 April 1948 – 30 January 2008) was an English television presenter, radio presenter, writer and producer.
Jerry Zucker (August 24, 1949 – April 12, 2008) was an Israeli-born American businessman and philanthropist.
Jessica Rose James Decker (born April 12, 1988) is an American country pop singer-songwriter and reality television personality.
A jet engine is a type of reaction engine discharging a fast-moving jet that generates thrust by jet propulsion.
Jim Gary (March 17, 1939 – January 14, 2006) was an American sculptor popularly known for his large, colorful creations of dinosaurs made from discarded automobile parts.
Joachim Camerarius (April 12, 1500 – April 17, 1574), the Elder, was a German classical scholar.
Joanna la Beltraneja (21 February 1462 – 12 April 1530) was a claimant to the throne of Castile, and Queen of Portugal as the wife of King Afonso V, her uncle.
Joanna (6 November 1479 – 12 April 1555), known historically as Joanna the Mad (Juana la Loca), was Queen of Castile from 1504, and of Aragon from 1516.
Joseph Louis Barrow (May 13, 1914 – April 12, 1981), best known as Joe Louis and nicknamed the "Brown Bomber", was an American professional boxer who competed from 1934 to 1951.
Johann Kaspar (Jean-Gaspard) Reichsgraf Basselet von La Rosée (April 30, 1710 - April 12, 1795) was a leading Bavarian general.
John Philip Faulkner (born 12 April 1954) is an Australian former politician.
John Kay (born Joachim Fritz Krauledat, 12 April 1944) is a German-Canadian rock singer, songwriter, and guitarist known as the frontman of Steppenwolf.
John George Lambton, 1st Earl of Durham, GCB, PC (12 April 1792 – 28 July 1840), also known as "Radical Jack" and commonly referred to in Canadian history texts simply as Lord Durham, was a British Whig statesman, colonial administrator, Governor General and high commissioner of British North America.
John Michael Landy (born 12 April 1930) is an Australian retired middle-distance runner and politician.
Johnny du Plooy (27 September 1964 – 12 April 2013) was a former South African heavyweight boxer best known for his win over former WBA World Heavyweight champion Mike Weaver.
John Raper, MBE (born 12 April 1939) is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer and coach.
Jonas Edward Salk (October 28, 1914June 23, 1995) was an American medical researcher and virologist.
Beninwende Yann Jonathan Pitroipa (born 12 April 1986) is a Burkinabé professional footballer.
Jordan Gideon Archer (born 12 April 1993) is a professional footballer.
José Martín Antonio Gautier Benítez (April 12, 1851 – January 24, 1880) was a Puerto Rican poet of the Romantic Era.
Joseph Martin "Joschka" Fischer (born 12 April 1948) is a German politician of the Alliance '90/The Greens.
Joseph Lanner (12 April 1801 – 14 April 1843) was an Austrian dance music composer.
Josephine Baker (born Freda Josephine McDonald; 3 June 1906 – 12 April 1975) was an American-born French entertainer, activist, and French Resistance agent.
Josh McCrone (born 12 April 1987) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who plays for the Toronto Wolfpack in the Betfred Championship.
Joyce Hilda Banda (née Mtila; born 12 April 1950) is a Malawian politician who was the President of Malawi from 7 April 2012 to 31 May 2014.
The Junkers W 33 was a German single-engine transport aircraft.
Kaitlyn Elizabeth Weaver (born April 12, 1989) is an American-Canadian ice dancer.
Karim Fakhrawi, also known as Abdulkarim Ali Ahmed Fakhrawi, (1962? – 12 April 2011) was the co-founder of Al-Wasat, considered one of the more popular newspapers in Bahrain by winning numerous awards.
was a Japanese American martial artist.
Sir Kennedy Alphonse Simmonds, KCMG (born 12 April 1936), is a Saint Kitts and Nevis politician.
Kennesaw is a city in Cobb County, Georgia, United States, located in the greater Atlanta metropolitan area.
Kevin John Crease (8 May 1936 – 12 April 2007) was a South Australian television presenter and news presenter.
Kidal (Tuareg-Berber: ⴾⴸⵍ, Kidal) is a town and commune in the desert region of northern Mali.
Kim Bodnia (born 12 April 1965) is a Danish actor and an occasional writer and director.
The Kingdom of England (French: Royaume d'Angleterre; Danish: Kongeriget England; German: Königreich England) was a sovereign state on the island of Great Britain from the 10th century—when it emerged from various Anglo-Saxon kingdoms—until 1707, when it united with Scotland to form the Kingdom of Great Britain.
The Kingdom of Scotland (Rìoghachd na h-Alba; Kinrick o Scotland) was a sovereign state in northwest Europe traditionally said to have been founded in 843.
Klaus-Dieter Tafelmeier (born 12 April 1958 in Singen, Baden-Württemberg) is a retired German javelin thrower.
Sri Lankabhimanya Lakshman Kadirgamar, PC (லக்ஷமன் கதிர்காமர்; ලක්ශමන් කදිර්ගාමර්, 12 April 1932 – 12 August 2005) was a Sri Lankan Tamil lawyer and statesmen.
A lawsuit (or suit in law) is "a vernacular term for a suit, action, or cause instituted or depending between two private persons in the courts of law." A lawsuit is any proceeding by a party or parties against another in a court of law.
Lee Jong-wook (12 April 1945 – 22 May 2006) was a Korean public health doctor.
Lee Soo-young (Hangul: 이수영; born Lee Ji-yeon, Hangul: 이지연 on April 12, 1979) is a South Korean ballad singer.
Leicester Malcolm Rutledge (born 12 April 1952) is a former New Zealand rugby union player.
Leo VI, called the Wise or the Philosopher (Λέων ΣΤ΄ ὁ Σοφός, Leōn VI ho Sophos, 19 September 866 – 11 May 912), was Byzantine Emperor from 886 to 912.
Leonhard of Gorizia (1440 – 12 April 1500) was the last Count of Görz from the Meinhardiner dynasty, who ruled at Lienz and Gorizia (Görz) from 1454 until his death.
Leonid Petrovich Derbenyov (a; April 12, 1931 – June 22, 1995) was a Russian poet and lyricist widely regarded as one of the stalwarts of the 20th century Soviet and Russian pop music.
Liberia, officially the Republic of Liberia, is a country on the West African coast.
Lily Pons (born Alice Joséphine Pons, April 12, 1898 – February 13, 1976) was a French-American operatic soprano and actress who had an active career from the late 1920s through the early 1970s.
The Lincoln Park Gun Club was a private (later public) gun club founded in 1912 by Oscar F. Mayer, W. C. Peacock, P. K. Wrigley, Sewell Avery, and other prominent Chicagoans.
Lionel Jules Carole (born 12 April 1991) is a French professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Sevilla, on loan from Turkish club Galatasaray.
Lionel George Logue, CVO (26 February 1880 – 12 April 1953) was an Australian speech and language therapist and amateur stage actor who successfully treated, among others, King George VI, who had a pronounced stammer.
Lisa Anne Jardine (née Bronowski; 12 April 1944 – 25 October 2015) was a British historian of the early modern period.
This is a list of colonial (commonwealth) governors of Virginia.
The Governor of Georgia is the head of the executive branch of Georgia's state government and the commander-in-chief of the state's military forces.
The Governor of Mississippi is the head of the executive branch of Mississippi's state government and the commander-in-chief of the state's military forces.
The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes) and its variants were the highest awards in the military and paramilitary forces of Nazi Germany during World War II.
This is a list of articles about notable observed periods (days, weeks, months, and years) declared by various governments, groups and organizations to raise awareness of an issue, commemorate a group or event, or celebrate something.
Below is a list of Presidents of the Swiss Confederation (1848–present).
This page contains a list of Prime Ministers of Saint Kitts and Nevis.
This is a list of Vice-Presidents of Indonesia.
In the United Kingdom, the Lord Great Chamberlain is the sixth of the Great Officers of State (not to be confused with the Great Offices of State), ranking beneath the Lord Privy Seal and above the Lord High Constable.
The Lord Privy Seal (or, more formally, the Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal) is the fifth of the Great Officers of State in the United Kingdom, ranking beneath the Lord President of the Council and above the Lord Great Chamberlain.
Lorenzo Maurice White (born April 12, 1966) is a former professional American football player who was selected by the Houston Oilers in the 1st round (22nd overall) of the 1988 NFL Draft.
Louis Joseph Maria Beel (12 April 1902 – 11 February 1977) was a Dutch politician of the defunct Catholic People's Party (KVP) now merged into the Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA).
Lowell Stockman (April 12, 1901 – August 9, 1962) was a representative from Oregon to the United States House of Representatives from 1943 to 1953.
Lucas Valeriu Ntuba Radebe OIS (born 12 April 1969) is a South African former footballer who played primarily as a centre-back.
Luiz Adriano de Souza da Silva (born 12 April 1987), or simply Luiz Adriano, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays for Russian Premier League club FC Spartak Moscow as a striker.
Luke Kibet (born 12 April 1983) is a Kenyan long-distance runner who specializes in the marathon.
Lydia María Cacho Ribeiro (born Mexico City, 12 April 1963) is a Mexican journalist, feminist, and human rights activist.
Lyman Hall (April 12, 1724October 19, 1790), physician, clergyman, and statesman, was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Georgia.
Magdalene Mary "Magda" Szubanski (born 12 April 1961) is an Australian television and film actress, comedian and writer.
Magdeburg (Low Saxon: Meideborg) is the capital city and the second largest city of the state of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.
Karl Magnus Svensson Pääjärvi (born 12 April 1991), surname also known as Pääjärvi-Svensson, is a Swedish professional ice hockey left winger currently playing for the Ottawa Senators of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Mahane Yehuda Market (שוק מחנה יהודה, Shuk Mahane Yehuda), often referred to as "The Shuk", is a marketplace (originally open-air, but now partially covered) in Jerusalem, Israel.
Mahamahopadhyay Pandit Mahesh Chandra Nyayratna Bhattacharyya, CIE (22 February 1836 – 12 April 1906), was an Indian scholar of Sanskrit, and the principal of the Sanskrit College between 1876 and 1895.
Mahmoud Younis (محمود يونس; April 12, 1911 – April 18, 1976) was an engineer of the Suez Canal nationalization on July 26, 1956.
Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 530,300.
Manuel Neri (born April 12, 1930) is an American sculptor who is recognized for his life-size figurative sculptures in plaster, bronze, and marble, as well as for his association with the Bay Area Figurative Movement during the 1960s.
Marcel Granollers Pujol (born 12 April 1986) is a tennis player from Spain who turned professional in 2003.
Marcello Lippi, Commendatore OMRI (born 12 April 1948) is an Italian former professional football player and current manager of the China national team.
Margaret of Bourbon (Marguerite; 1217 – 12 April 1256) was Queen of Navarre and Countess of Champagne from 1232 until 1253 as the third wife of Theobald I of Navarre.
Marie Alfred Cornu (March 6, 1841 – April 12, 1902) was a French physicist.
The United States Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima Memorial) is a national memorial located in Arlington County, Virginia, in the United States.
Marley Eve Shelton (born April 12, 1974) is an American actress.
Martin David Brasier FGS, FLS (12 April 1947 – 16 December 2014) was an English palaeobiologist and astrobiologist known for his conceptual analysis of microfossils and evolution in the Precambrian and Cambrian.
William Martin Conway, 1st Baron Conway of Allington (12 April 1856 – 19 April 1937), known between 1895 and 1931 as Sir Martin Conway, was an English art critic, politician, cartographer and mountaineer, who made expeditions in Europe as well as in South America and Asia.
Martin Lister FRS (12 April 1639 – 2 February 1712) was an English naturalist and physician.
Mateja Kežman (Serbian Cyrillic: Матеја Кежман; born 12 April 1979) is a Serbian former professional footballer who played as a striker.
Maurício Alves Peruchi or simply Maurício (2 January 1990 – 12 April 2014), was a Brazilian football striker.
Maximianus (? – 12 April 434) was the archbishop of Constantinople from 25 October 431 until his death on 12 April 434.
Maximinus Thrax (Gaius Julius Verus Maximinus Augustus; c. 173 – May 238), also known as Maximinus I, was Roman Emperor from 235 to 238.
Michał Życzkowski (12 April 1930 in Kraków – 24 May 2006 in Kraków) was a Polish mechanical engineer.
Michael France (January 4, 1962 April 12, 2013) was an American screenwriter.
Michael Dywane Jackson Dyson (April 12, 1969 – May 12, 2017) was an American professional football player and politician.
Michel Chartrand (December 20, 1916 – April 12, 2010) was a French Canadian union activist and leader from Quebec.
Miguel Ángel Ponce Briseño (born April 12, 1989 in Sacramento, California) is a Mexican footballer, who plays as a defender for C.D. Guadalajara of the Liga MX.
Mihai Stoica (born April 12, 1965 in Sibiu), commonly known as Meme Stoica, is a former president of Oţelul Galaţi and former general manager of Unirea Urziceni.
The military of Chad consists of the National Army (includes Ground Forces, Air Force, and Gendarmerie), Republican Guard, Rapid Intervention Force, Police, and National and Nomadic Guard (GNNT).
The Australian Minister for Defence is currently Senator Marise Payne, who took office on 21 September 2015 as a member of the Turnbull Government.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs is an appointment in the Cabinet of Sri Lanka who is responsible for overseeing the international diplomacy of the Government of Sri Lanka.
The following are minor or locally celebrated holidays related to the American Revolution.
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States.
H.E. Mohammad Abdallah Al Gaz (c. 1930-2016) (معالي محمد عبدالله القاز الفلاسي), was an influential financier, developer, diplomat, central banker and philanthropist in the early years of the United Arab Emirates.
Mohammed Hussain Awad Al-Juboori was a political party member of the Iraqi National Dialogue Council that is a moderate Sunni block.
Mohit Chattopadhyaya (also spelled Mohit Chattopadhyay) (1 June 1934 – 12 April 2012) was a Bengali Indian playwright, screenwriter, dramatist and poet.
The Monarchy of Sweden concerns the monarchical head of state of Sweden,See the Instrument of Government, Chapter 1, Article 5.
Montserrat Caballé (born 12 April 1933) is a Spanish operatic soprano.
Edward James Moran Campbell, (August 31, 1925 – April 12, 2004) was a Canadian physician and academic.
Mount Washington, called Agiocochook by some Native American tribes, is the highest peak in the Northeastern United States at and the most prominent mountain east of the Mississippi River.
Mukhran Machavariani (მუხრან მაჭავარიანი; April 12, 1929 – May 17, 2010) was a Georgian poet, a member of the Supreme Council of the Republic of Georgia (Georgian Parliament) from 1990 until 1992, and a recipient of the Shota Rustaveli State Prize of Georgia.
Muretus is the Latinized name of Marc Antoine Muret (12 April 1526 – 4 June 1585), a French humanist who was among the revivers of a Ciceronian Latin style and is among the usual candidates for the best Latin prose stylist of the Renaissance.
The National Museum of Natural History is a natural-history museum administered by the Smithsonian Institution, located on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., United States.
Henry Ned Miller (April 12, 1925 – March 18, 2016) was an American country music singer-songwriter.
New Hampshire is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
Nicholas Brendon (born Nicholas Brendon Schultz; April 12, 1971) is an American actor and writer.
Nicholas Sackman (born April 12, 1950) is an English classical composer.
Nicola Amati or Nicolò or Nicolao (3 December 1596–12 April 1684) was an Italian Master Luthier from Cremona, Italy.
Nicolás Andrés Burdisso (born 12 April 1981) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a centre back.
Nikolaos Chalikiopoulos Mantzaros (26 October 1795 – 12 April 1872) was an Italian-Greek composer born in Corfu and the major representative of the so-called Ionian School of music (Επτανησιακή Σχολή).
Nikolay Mikhaylovich Przhevalsky (Никола́й Миха́йлович Пржева́льский; Polish: Nikołaj Michajłowicz Przewalski –) was a Russian geographer of Polish origin and a renowned explorer of Central and East Asia.
Nils-Olav Johansen (born 12 April 1966 in Bjugn, Norway) is a major Norwegian entertainer and jazz musician (guitar and vocals), known from several recordings and as orchestra leader.
The Ninth Army is a field army of the United States Army, garrisoned at Caserma Ederle, Vicenza, Italy.
The Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (officially Sveriges riksbanks pris i ekonomisk vetenskap till Alfred Nobels minne, or the Swedish National Bank's Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel), commonly referred to as the Nobel Prize in Economics, is an award for outstanding contributions to the field of economics, and generally regarded as the most prestigious award for that field.
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (Nobelpriset i fysiologi eller medicin), administered by the Nobel Foundation, is awarded once a year for outstanding discoveries in the fields of life sciences and medicine.
Nobuhiko Takada (高田延彦, born April 12, 1962) is a Japanese former mixed martial artist, retired professional wrestler, and actor.
North Carolina is a U.S. state in the southeastern region of the United States.
The North Carolina Provincial Congresses were extra-legal unicameral legislative bodies formed in 1774 through 1776 by the people of the Province of North Carolina, independent of the British colonial government.
Numidia (202 BC – 40 BC, Berber: Inumiden) was an ancient Berber kingdom of the Numidians, located in what is now Algeria and a smaller part of Tunisia and Libya in the Berber world, in North Africa.
Oh Se-hun (born April 12, 1994), better known mononymously as Sehun, is a South Korean dancer, rapper, singer, model and actor.
The Ohio National Guard comprises the Ohio Army National Guard and the Ohio Air National Guard.
Oldřich (Odalricus, Udalrichus, Odalric, Udalrich; – 9 November 1034), a member of the Přemyslid dynasty, was Duke of Bohemia from 1012 to 1033 and briefly again in 1034.
Olga Kotlyarova (born April 12, 1976 in Sverdlovsk) is a Russian runner.
Oliver James Norwood (born 12 April 1991) is a professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Premier League club Brighton & Hove Albion.
Richard Oliver Postgate (12 April 1925 – 8 December 2008), generally known as Oliver Postgate, was an English animator, puppeteer and writer.
In physics, an orbit is the gravitationally curved trajectory of an object, such as the trajectory of a planet around a star or a natural satellite around a planet.
Otto Fritz Meyerhof (April 12, 1884 – October 6, 1951) was a German physician and biochemist who won the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine in 1922.
The Ottoman Empire (دولت عليه عثمانیه,, literally The Exalted Ottoman State; Modern Turkish: Osmanlı İmparatorluğu or Osmanlı Devleti), also historically known in Western Europe as the Turkish Empire"The Ottoman Empire-also known in Europe as the Turkish Empire" or simply Turkey, was a state that controlled much of Southeast Europe, Western Asia and North Africa between the 14th and early 20th centuries.
Outer space, or just space, is the expanse that exists beyond the Earth and between celestial bodies.
Patrick Henry Travers (born April 12, 1954) is a Canadian rock guitarist, keyboardist and singer who began his recording career with Polydor Records in the mid-1970s.
Patrice Dominguez (12 January 1950 – 12 April 2015) was a French tennis player born in Algeria.
Patrick John Hillery (Pádraig J. Ó hIrghile; 2 May 1923 – 12 April 2008) was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician who served as the 6th President of Ireland from December 1976 to December 1990.
Paul Anthony Lo Duca (born April 12, 1972) is an American television personality and retired professional baseball player.
Paulinus (died 10 October 644) was a Roman missionary and the first Bishop of York.
Paulo Brossard de Souza Pinto (October 23, 1924 – April 12, 2015) was a Brazilian jurist and politician.
Pedro Cachín (born 12 April 1995 in Córdoba) is an Argentine tennis player.
Sir Peter Hesketh-Fleetwood, 1st Baronet, (9 May 1801 – 12 April 1866) was an English landowner, developer and Member of Parliament, who founded the town of Fleetwood, in Lancashire, England.
Peter Safar (12 April 19242 August 2003) was an Austrian physician of Czech descent.
Philip Knight Wrigley (December 5, 1894 – April 12, 1977), sometimes also called P.K. or Phil, was an American chewing gum manufacturer and executive in Major League Baseball, inheriting both those roles as the quiet son of his much more flamboyant father, William Wrigley, Jr..
Pierre Autin-Grenier (4 April 1947 – 12 April 2014) was a French author.
Pierre-Henri Menthéour (9 May 1960 – 12 April 2014) was a French professional road bicycle racer.
Pietro Antonio Domenico Trapassi, better known by his pseudonym of Pietro Metastasio (3 January 1698 – 12 April 1782), was an Italian poet and librettist, considered the most important writer of opera seria libretti.
Pietro Nardini (April 12, 1722 – May 7, 1793) was an Italian composer and violinist, a transitional musician who worked in both the Baroque and Classical-era traditions.
Polio vaccines are vaccines used to prevent poliomyelitis (polio).
Pope Julius I (died 12 April 352) was Pope of the Catholic Church from 6 February 337 to his death in 352.
Pre-dreadnought battleships were sea-going battleships built between the mid- to late 1880s and 1905, before the launch of.
The Premier of Victoria is the Head of government in the Australian state of Victoria.
The President of Ireland (Uachtarán na hÉireann) is the head of state of the Republic of Ireland and the Supreme Commander of the Irish Defence Forces.
The President of the Republic of Liberia is the head of state and government of Liberia.
The President of the Portuguese Republic (Presidente da República Portuguesa) is the executive head of state of Portugal.
The President of the Republic of South Africa is the head of state and head of government under the Constitution of South Africa.
The President of the United States (POTUS) is the head of state and head of government of the United States of America.
The French Prime Minister (Premier ministre français) in the Fifth Republic is the head of government.
The Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic (Πρωθυπουργός της Ελληνικής Δημοκρατίας, Pro̱thypourgós ti̱s Elli̱nikí̱s Di̱mokratías), colloquially referred to as the Prime Minister of Greece (Πρωθυπουργός της Ελλάδας, Pro̱thypourgós ti̱s Elládas), is the head of government of the Hellenic Republic and the leader of the Greek cabinet.
The Prime Minister of the Netherlands (Minister-president van Nederland) is the head of the executive branch of the Government of the Netherlands in his quality of chair of the Council of Ministers.
General was the founder of a collateral branch of the Japanese imperial family and a career officer in the Imperial Japanese Army.
The following are public holidays in Liberia.
Ralph Wiley (April 12, 1952 – June 13, 2004) was an American sports journalist who wrote for Sports Illustrated and ESPN's Page 2.
Maharana Sangram Singh (12 April 1482 – 30 January 1528) commonly known as Rana Sanga, was Rana of Mewar and head of a powerful Hindu Rajput confederacy in Rajputana during the 16th century.
Raul d'Ávila Pompeia (April 12, 1863 – December 25, 1895) was a Brazilian novelist, short story writer and chronicler.
Raymond Octave Joseph Barre (12 April 192425 August 2007) was a French centre-right politician and economist.
Reuben Charles Gant (born April 12, 1952 in Tulsa, Oklahoma) is a former professional American football tight end in the National Football League for the Buffalo Bills.
Richard Bennett (6 August 1609 – 12 April 1675) was an English Governor of the Colony of Virginia.
Richard Scott "Dick" Taylor (January 27, 1826 – April 12, 1879) was an American planter, politician, military historian, and Confederate general.
Richeza of Poland (Ryksa Bolesławówna, Rikissa Burislevsdotter; 12 April 1116 – after 25 December 1156), a member of the House of Piast, was queen of Sweden and princess of Minsk through her three marriages.
Ricardo Gabriel "Ricky" Álvarez (born 12 April 1988) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Italian club Sampdoria.
Robert Eugene Byrne (April 20, 1928 – April 12, 2013) was an American chess grandmaster and chess author.
Robert (12 April 1921 — 15 September 1978) was a Canadian lawyer, politician and judge.
Robert Delaunay (12 April 1885 – 25 October 1941) was a French artist who, with his wife Sonia Delaunay and others, co-founded the Orphism art movement, noted for its use of strong colours and geometric shapes.
Robert Arthur Douglas Ford, (January 8, 1915 – April 12, 1998) was a Canadian poet, translator and diplomat.
Robert Lee Scott Jr. (12 April 1908 – 27 February 2006) was a brigadier general in the United States Air Force and a flying ace of World War II, credited with shooting down 13 Japanese aircraft.
Robert Manzon (12 April 1917 – 19 January 2015) was a French racing driver.
Robin Caspar Walker (born 12 April 1978) is a British Conservative Party politician who is the Member of Parliament (MP) for the Worcester constituency and the Undersecretary of State for the Department for Exiting the European Union.
Rocksprings is a town in Edwards County, Texas, in the United States.
Rodgers Grant (January 18, 1936 – April 12, 2012) was an American jazz pianist, composer, and lyricist.
The Roman Emperor was the ruler of the Roman Empire during the imperial period (starting in 27 BC).
Roman Hamrlík (born April 12, 1974) is a Czech former professional ice hockey defenceman who played 20 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL).
Ron Flockhart (16 June 1923 – 12 April 1962) was a British racing driver.
Sir Roy Malcolm Anderson (born 12 April 1947) is a leading British expert on epidemiology.
Rugby is a market town in Warwickshire, England, close to the River Avon.
Russell Garcia, QSM (12 April 1916 – 19 November 2011) was a composer and arranger who wrote a wide variety of music for screen, stage and broadcast.
Ryan Kisor (born April 12, 1973) is an American jazz trumpeter.
Ryan Jarromie Noel Nugent-Hopkins (born April 12, 1993) is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre currently serving as an alternate captain for the Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League (NHL).
The siege and sack of Constantinople occurred in April 1204 and marked the culmination of the Fourth Crusade.
Samuel Kanyon Doe (May 6, 1951 – September 9, 1990) was a Liberian politician who served as the Liberian leader from 1980 to 1990, first as a military leader and later as a politician.
Saoirse Una Ronan (born 12 April 1994) is an Irish and American actress.
Sara Head (born 12 April 1980) is a Welsh Paralympic table tennis player.
Sarah Cracknell (born 12 April 1967; Chelmsford, Essex, England) is an English singer-songwriter and lead singer of the electronic music band Saint Etienne.
Sarah Monahan (born 12 April 1977) is an Australian actress.
The Sasanian Empire, also known as the Sassanian, Sasanid, Sassanid or Neo-Persian Empire (known to its inhabitants as Ērānshahr in Middle Persian), was the last period of the Persian Empire (Iran) before the rise of Islam, named after the House of Sasan, which ruled from 224 to 651 AD. The Sasanian Empire, which succeeded the Parthian Empire, was recognised as one of the leading world powers alongside its neighbouring arch-rival the Roman-Byzantine Empire, for a period of more than 400 years.Norman A. Stillman The Jews of Arab Lands pp 22 Jewish Publication Society, 1979 International Congress of Byzantine Studies Proceedings of the 21st International Congress of Byzantine Studies, London, 21–26 August 2006, Volumes 1-3 pp 29. Ashgate Pub Co, 30 sep. 2006 The Sasanian Empire was founded by Ardashir I, after the fall of the Parthian Empire and the defeat of the last Arsacid king, Artabanus V. At its greatest extent, the Sasanian Empire encompassed all of today's Iran, Iraq, Eastern Arabia (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatif, Qatar, UAE), the Levant (Syria, Palestine, Lebanon, Israel, Jordan), the Caucasus (Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Dagestan), Egypt, large parts of Turkey, much of Central Asia (Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan), Yemen and Pakistan. According to a legend, the vexilloid of the Sasanian Empire was the Derafsh Kaviani.Khaleghi-Motlagh, The Sasanian Empire during Late Antiquity is considered to have been one of Iran's most important and influential historical periods and constituted the last great Iranian empire before the Muslim conquest and the adoption of Islam. In many ways, the Sasanian period witnessed the peak of ancient Iranian civilisation. The Sasanians' cultural influence extended far beyond the empire's territorial borders, reaching as far as Western Europe, Africa, China and India. It played a prominent role in the formation of both European and Asian medieval art. Much of what later became known as Islamic culture in art, architecture, music and other subject matter was transferred from the Sasanians throughout the Muslim world.
Scott Crary (also known as S.A. Crary) is an American film director, producer and writer, best known for having directed, produced, filmed and edited the film Kill Your Idols, a documentary examining three decades of New York art punk bands.
Scott Frederick Turow (born April 12, 1949) is an American author and lawyer.
The Second Continental Congress was a convention of delegates from the Thirteen Colonies that started meeting in the spring of 1775 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The Secretary General of NATO (Secrétaire général de l'OTAN) is an international diplomat who serves as the chief civil servant of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
The Shanghai massacre of April 12, 1927, known commonly as the April 12 Incident, was the violent suppression of Communist Party of China (CPC) organizations in Shanghai by the military forces of Chiang Kai-shek and conservative factions in the Kuomintang (Nationalist Party, or KMT).
Shannen Maria Doherty (born April 12, 1971) is an American actress, producer, and television director.
Shapur I (𐭱𐭧𐭯𐭥𐭧𐭥𐭩; New Persian: rtl), also known as Shapur I the Great, was the second shahanshah (king of kings) of the Sasanian Empire.
Shawn Vere Gore (born April 12, 1987) is a police officer, with the Vancouver Police Department, and a retired professional Canadian football wide receiver.
Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe (April 12, 1922 – January 26, 1980) was the first vice-president of Zambia from 1967 to 1970.
Simone Cantarini or Simone da Pesaro, called il Pesarese (Baptized on 21 August 1612 – 15 October 1648) was an Italian painter and engraver.
A smiley (sometimes called a happy face or smiley face) is a stylized representation of a smiling humanoid face that is a part of popular culture worldwide.
The Smithsonian Institution, established on August 10, 1846 "for the increase and diffusion of knowledge," is a group of museums and research centers administered by the Government of the United States.
A solo show or solo exhibition is an exhibition of the work of only one artist.
The South African Republic (Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek, ZAR), often referred to as the Transvaal and sometimes as the Republic of Transvaal, was an independent and internationally recognised country in Southern Africa from 1852 to 1902.
K-33 was a Soviet nuclear-powered Project 658-class submarine (NATO reporting name Hotel II).
K-8 was a of the Soviet Northern Fleet that sank in the Bay of Biscay with its nuclear weapons on board on April 12, 1970.
The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.
The Space Race refers to the 20th-century competition between two Cold War rivals, the Soviet Union (USSR) and the United States (US), for dominance in spaceflight capability.
The Space Shuttle was a partially reusable low Earth orbital spacecraft system operated by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), as part of the Space Shuttle program.
Space Shuttle Columbia (Orbiter Vehicle Designation: OV-102) was the first space-rated orbiter in NASA's Space Shuttle fleet.
The Speaker of the Lok Sabha is the presiding officer of the Lok Sabha, the lower house of the Parliament of India.
The Speaker of the House is the presiding officer of the United States House of Representatives.
The Papal Basilica of St.
Stephen Patrick Brogan (born 12 April 1988) is an English semi-professional footballer who plays for Boston United of the National League North.
Steve Stevaert (born Robert Stevaert; 12 April 1954 – 2 April 2015) was a Belgian politician of the Flemish Socialist Party: the SP.A.
Strike action, also called labor strike, labour strike, or simply strike, is a work stoppage caused by the mass refusal of employees to work.
STS-1 (Space Transportation System-1) was the first orbital spaceflight of NASA's Space Shuttle program.
Sugar Ray Robinson (born Walker Smith Jr.; May 3, 1921 – April 12, 1989) was an American professional boxer who competed from 1940 to 1965.
Suicide is the act of intentionally causing one's own death.
A suicide attack is any violent attack in which the attacker expects their own death as a direct result of the method used to harm, damage or destroy the target.
Sumitra Mahajan (born 12 April 1943) is an Indian politician who is the Speaker of the 16th Lok Sabha.
Svetlana Mikhailovna Lapina (Светлана Михайловна Лапина); born 12 April 1978) is a Russian high jumper. Her personal best jump was 1.99 metres, achieved at the 1999 World Championships in Seville, where she won a surprising bronze medal.
Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.
Sydney Herbert Allard (19 June 1910 – 12 April 1966) was the founder of the Allard car company and a successful racing motorist in cars of his own manufacture.
Sylvain Bouchard (born April 12, 1970 in Loretteville, Quebec City, Canada) is a Canadian long track speed skater.
Sylvio Mendes Campos Júnior (born 12 April 1974 in São Paulo, Brazil), commonly known as Sylvinho (sometimes alternatively spelled Silvinho) is a retired Brazilian footballer who usually played as an attacking left back.
Tama Janowitz (born April 12, 1957 San Francisco, California) is an American novelist and a short story writer.
Tangermünde is a historic town on the Elbe River in the district of Stendal, in the northeastern part of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.
Gaetano Liberatore (born April 12, 1953), better known as Tanino Liberatore, is an Italian comics author and illustrator.
Frederick Charles Davies (12 April 1884 – 23 July 1932) was a world-class Welsh athlete who was better known to the sporting world as Tenby Davies, and who became the half-mile world professional champion in 1909 after an enthralling race against Irishman Beauchamp Day.
Tennessee (translit) is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States.
Texas (Texas or Tejas) is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population.
Thomas Jeffrey Hemsley, CBE (12 April 192711 April 2013) was an English baritone.
Herbert Buckingham Khaury (April 12, 1932 – November 30, 1996), known professionally as Tiny Tim, was an American singer, most of the time ukulele player, and musical archivist.
Tobias “Toby” Gad (born 12 April 1968) is a Los Angeles-based German music producer/songwriter, best known for co-writing John Legend's biggest hit "All of Me" and for co-writing and producing "Big Girls Don't Cry" by Fergie and "If I Were a Boy" by Beyoncé.
Thomas Leo Clancy Jr. (April 12, 1947 – October 1, 2013) was an American novelist best known for his technically detailed espionage and military-science storylines set during and after the Cold War.
Tom Noonan (born April 12, 1951) is an American actor, director, and screenwriter, perhaps best known for his role as Francis Dollarhyde in Manhunter (1986), Frankenstein's Monster in The Monster Squad (1987), Cain in RoboCop 2 (1990), The Ripper in Last Action Hero (1993), Bill Lacey in Tales from the Darkside (1984), Sammy Barnathan in Synecdoche, New York (2008) and as the voice of everyone else in Anomalisa (2015).
Torey Lavar Krug (born April 12, 1991) is an American professional ice hockey defenseman currently playing for the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Tulsi Gabbard (born April 12, 1981) is an American politician of the Democratic Party serving as the U.S. Representative for Hawaii's 2nd congressional district since 2013.
During the American Civil War (1861–1865), the Union, also known as the North, referred to the United States of America and specifically to the national government of President Abraham Lincoln and the 20 free states, as well as 4 border and slave states (some with split governments and troops sent both north and south) that supported it.
The Union Jack, or Union Flag, is the national flag of the United Kingdom.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
The Secretary of State is a senior official of the federal government of the United States of America, and as head of the U.S. Department of State, is principally concerned with foreign policy and is considered to be the U.S. government's equivalent of a Minister for Foreign Affairs.
Valentin Petrovich Kataev (Валентин Петрович Катаев; also spelled Katayev or Kataiev; – 12 April 1986) was a Russian and Soviet novelist and playwright who managed to create penetrating works discussing post-revolutionary social conditions without running afoul of the demands of official Soviet style.
Valentin Stocker (born 12 April 1989 in Lucerne) is a Swiss footballer who plays as a left midfielder for FC Basel.
Valparaíso is a major city, seaport, and educational center in the commune of Valparaíso, Chile.
The venturi mask, also known as an air-entrainment mask, is a medical device to deliver a known oxygen concentration to patients on controlled oxygen therapy.
The Deputy to the Federal Chancellor, widely known as the Vice Chancellor of Germany is, according to protocol, the second highest position in the Cabinet of Germany.
The Vice-President of Zambia is the second highest position in the executive branch of the Republic of Zambia.
Viktor Puskar VR I/1 (in Viljandi – 12 April 1943 in Tartu) was an Estonian military commander (Colonel) during the Estonian War of Independence.
Village People is an American disco group best known for their on-stage costumes, catchy tunes and suggestive lyrics.
Vincent Grant Gill (born April 12, 1957) is an American country singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.
Vinoo Mankad (12 April 1917 – 21 August 1978), full name Mulvantrai Himmatlal Mankad, was an Indian cricketer who is best known for his world record setting opening partnership of 413 runs, with Pankaj Roy, in 1956, a record that stood for 52 years.
Visingsö is an island in the southern half of Lake Vättern in Sweden.
Vladislaus I (Vladislav) (c. 1065 – 12 April 1125) was Duke of Bohemia from 1109 to 1117 and from 1120 until his death.
Vostok 1 (Восто́к, East or Orient 1) was the first spaceflight of the Vostok programme and the first manned spaceflight in history.
Vsevolod III Yuryevich, or Vsevolod the Big Nest (Все́волод III Ю́рьевич Большо́е Гнездо́ Vsévolod Trétij Júr'jevich Bol'shojé Gnezdó) (1154–1212), was the Grand Prince of Vladimir during whose long reign (1177–1212) the city reached the zenith of its glory.
Werner Schroeter (7 April 1945 – 12 April 2010) was a German film director, screenwriter, and opera director known for his stylistic excess.
William Alfred Sergeant (born 12 April 1958 in Liverpool) is an English guitarist, best known for being a member of Echo & the Bunnymen.
William Brockman Bankhead (April 12, 1874 – September 15, 1940) was an American politician who served as the 42nd Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1936 to 1940, representing Alabama's 10th and later 7th congressional districts as a Democrat from 1917 to 1940.
He was born of Quaker parents in Kingsbridge, Devon on 12 April 1705.
General William Hood Simpson (May 18, 1888 – August 15, 1980) was a senior United States Army officer who served with distinction in both World War I and World War II.
William Kent (c. 1685 – 12 April 1748) was an eminent English architect, landscape architect and furniture designer of the early 18th century.
William Magear Tweed (April 3, 1823 – April 12, 1878)—often erroneously referred to as "William Marcy Tweed" (see below), and widely known as "Boss" Tweed—was an American politician most notable for being the "boss" of Tammany Hall, the Democratic Party political machine that played a major role in the politics of 19th century New York City and State.
William Richard Tolbert Jr. (13 May 1913 – 12 April 1980) was the 20th President of Liberia from 1971 until 1980, when he was killed in a coup d'état led by Samuel Doe.
William Sloane Coffin Jr. (June 1, 1924 – April 12, 2006) was an American Christian clergyman and long-time peace activist.
William Young Thompson (October 15, 1922 – April 12, 2013) was an historian affiliated from 1955 through 1988 with Louisiana Tech University at Ruston in Lincoln Parish in north Louisiana.
Woodrow Thompson Fryman (April 12, 1940 – February 4, 2011) was a Major League Baseball pitcher.
Robert Wood "Woody" Johnson IV (born April 12, 1947) is an American businessman, philanthropist, and diplomat who is currently serving as United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Ya'akov Yosef (יעקב יוסף; 18 October 1946 – 12 April 2013) was an Israeli rabbi and former politician who served as a member of the Knesset for Shas between 1984 and 1988.
York is a historic walled city at the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss in North Yorkshire, England.
The Youth International Party, whose members were commonly called Yippies, was an American radically youth-oriented and countercultural revolutionary offshoot of the free speech and anti-war movements of the 1960s.
Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin (p; 9 March 1934 – 27 March 1968) was a Soviet pilot and cosmonaut.
Yuri's Night is an international celebration held every April 12 to commemorate milestones in space exploration.
Yuriy Mikhailovich Borzakovskiy (Юрий Михайлович Борзаковский, Jurij Michajlovič Borzakovskij, born 12 April 1981) is a Russian middle-distance runner specializing in the 800 metres.
Zawgyi (ဇော်ဂျီ,; born Thein Han; 12 April 1907 - 26 September 1990) was a distinguished and leading Burmese poet, author, literary historian, critic, scholar and academic.
Zeno of Verona (Zenone da Verona; about 300 – 371 or 380) was either an early Christian Bishop of Verona or a martyr.
Zimbabwe, officially the Republic of Zimbabwe, is a landlocked country located in southern Africa, between the Zambezi and Limpopo Rivers, bordered by South Africa, Botswana, Zambia and Mozambique. The capital and largest city is Harare. A country of roughly million people, Zimbabwe has 16 official languages, with English, Shona, and Ndebele the most commonly used. Since the 11th century, present-day Zimbabwe has been the site of several organised states and kingdoms as well as a major route for migration and trade. The British South Africa Company of Cecil Rhodes first demarcated the present territory during the 1890s; it became the self-governing British colony of Southern Rhodesia in 1923. In 1965, the conservative white minority government unilaterally declared independence as Rhodesia. The state endured international isolation and a 15-year guerrilla war with black nationalist forces; this culminated in a peace agreement that established universal enfranchisement and de jure sovereignty as Zimbabwe in April 1980. Zimbabwe then joined the Commonwealth of Nations, from which it was suspended in 2002 for breaches of international law by its then government and from which it withdrew from in December 2003. It is a member of the United Nations, the Southern African Development Community (SADC), the African Union (AU), and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA). It was once known as the "Jewel of Africa" for its prosperity. Robert Mugabe became Prime Minister of Zimbabwe in 1980, when his ZANU-PF party won the elections following the end of white minority rule; he was the President of Zimbabwe from 1987 until his resignation in 2017. Under Mugabe's authoritarian regime, the state security apparatus dominated the country and was responsible for widespread human rights violations. Mugabe maintained the revolutionary socialist rhetoric of the Cold War era, blaming Zimbabwe's economic woes on conspiring Western capitalist countries. Contemporary African political leaders were reluctant to criticise Mugabe, who was burnished by his anti-imperialist credentials, though Archbishop Desmond Tutu called him "a cartoon figure of an archetypal African dictator". The country has been in economic decline since the 1990s, experiencing several crashes and hyperinflation along the way. On 15 November 2017, in the wake of over a year of protests against his government as well as Zimbabwe's rapidly declining economy, Mugabe was placed under house arrest by the country's national army in a coup d'état. On 19 November 2017, ZANU-PF sacked Robert Mugabe as party leader and appointed former Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa in his place. On 21 November 2017, Mugabe tendered his resignation prior to impeachment proceedings being completed.
The Zimbabwean dollar (sign: $, or Z$ to distinguish it from other dollar-denominated currencies) was the official currency of Zimbabwe from 1980 to 12 April 2009.
Year in topic Year 1012 (MXII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1116 (MCXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1125 (MCXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1167 (MCLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1204 (MCCIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1212 (MCCXII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1256 (MCCLVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1432 (MCDXXXII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1443 (MCDXLIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1484 (MCDLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1500 (MD) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1526 (MDXXVI) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1530 (MDXXX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1550 (MDL) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1555 (MDLV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1577 (MDLXXVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
In the Swedish calendar it was a leap year starting on Friday, one day ahead of the Julian and ten days behind the Gregorian calendar.
In the Swedish calendar it was a common year starting on Sunday, one day ahead of the Julian and ten days behind the Gregorian calendar.
In the Swedish calendar it was a common year starting on Saturday, one day ahead of the Julian and ten days behind the Gregorian calendar.
This year was known as the Year Without a Summer, because of low temperatures in the Northern Hemisphere, the result of the Mount Tambora volcanic eruption in Indonesia in 1815.
This year was named by Mitchell Stephens as the greatest year to read newspapers.
In Germany, 1888 is known as the Year of the Three Emperors.
According to NASA reports, 1908 was the coldest recorded year since 1880.
A highlight was the race for the South Pole.
This year saw the beginning of what became known as World War I, after an heir to the Austrian throne was assassinated by a Serbian nationalist.
Below, the events of the First World War have the "WWI" prefix.
This year was famous for the October Revolution in Russia, by Vladimir Lenin.
This year marked the end of a period known in American history as the Roaring Twenties after the Wall Street Crash of 1929 ushered in a worldwide Great Depression.
This year also marks the start of the Second World War, the largest and deadliest conflict in human history.
Below, the events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.
Below, the events of World War II have the "WWII" acronym.
Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.
Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.
Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.
This year also marks the end of the Second World War, the deadliest conflict in human history.
As MAD Magazine pointed out on its cover for the March 1961 issue, this was the first "upside-up" year — i.e., one in which the numerals that form the year look the same as when the numerals are rotated upside down, a strobogrammatic number — since 1881.
This was the year of the Protests of 1968.
The year is associated with the first manned landing on the Moon (Apollo 11).
The world population increased by 2.1% this year, the highest increase in history.
Within the context of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) it was the longest year ever, as two leap seconds were added during this 366-day year, an event which has not since been repeated.
It was also declared the International Women's Year by the United Nations and the European Architectural Heritage Year by the Council of Europe.
The year 1983 saw both the official beginning of the Internet and the first mobile cellular telephone call.
The year 1985 was designated as the International Youth Year by the United Nations.
The year 1986 was designated as the International Year of Peace by the United Nations.
In the 20th century, the year 1988 has the most Roman numeral digits (11).
1989 was a turning point in political history because a wave of revolutions swept the Eastern Bloc in Europe, starting in Poland and Hungary, with experiments in power sharing, coming to a head with the opening of the Berlin Wall in November, and the Velvet Revolution in Czechoslovakia, embracing the overthrow of the communist dictatorship in Romania in December, and ending in December 1991 with the dissolution of the Soviet Union.
Important events of 1990 include the Reunification of Germany and the unification of Yemen, the formal beginning of the Human Genome Project (finished in 2003), the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope, the separation of Namibia from South Africa, and the Baltic states declaring independence from the Soviet Union amidst Perestroika.
It was the year that is usually considered the final year of the Cold War that had begun in the late 1940s.
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The year 1994 was designated as the "International Year of the Family" and the "International Year of Sport and the Olympic Ideal" by the United Nations.
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1998 was designated as the International Year of the Ocean.
1999 was designated as the International Year of Older Persons.
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On 12 April 2007, the canteen of the Council of Representatives of Iraq building was attacked by a suicide bomber, killing one to eight people and wounding 23 others.
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On 12 April 2013, four Chadian soldiers were killed, and five civilians were injured, in an attack by two suicide bombers in Kidal, Mali.
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2017 was designated as International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development by the United Nations General Assembly.
Year 238 (CCXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 240 (CCXL) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 352 (CCCLII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 434 (CDXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 45 BC was either a common year starting on Thursday, Friday or Saturday or a leap year starting on Friday or Saturday (link will display the full calendar) (the sources differ, see leap year error for further information) and the first year of the Julian calendar and a leap year starting on Friday of the Proleptic Julian calendar.
Year 467 (CDLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 627 (DCXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 901 (CMI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 959 (CMLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.