Es passierte an einem 12 March

1928 : St. Francis Dam

On March 12, 1928, St. Francis Dam, California, opened just two years earlier, broke, flooding the valley and killed 600 people.

1930 : March against the salt tax in India

On March 12, 1930, Mahatma Gandhi and his companions began a march of 320 km, called the "Salt March" or Salt Satyagraha from Ahmedabad to the Indian Ocean to protest against the British monopoly on salt. Tens of thousands of people were thrown in jail after this march which had a major impact on the decision of Indians to gain their independence and on the British public who were, from that moment, great supporters of Gandhi.

1938 : Anschluss

On 12 March 1938, Austria, invaded by German troops, is annexed to the 3rd Reich.

1945 : Anne Frank

On March 12, 1945, Anne Frank, the young Dutch author of Diary of Anne Frank died of typhus in the concentration camp Bergen-Belsen.

1993 : Bombay Bombing

On March 12, 1993, a series of attacks occured in the financial sector in Mumbai. 13 bombs exploded in crowded places, killing over 200 people.

Tagesaktualität : 12 March

Mauritius National Day
March 12 is the National Day in Mauritius. This day is doubly symbolic for Mauritians: on March 12, 1968, Mauritius became independent from the UK and on March 12, 1992, it became a Republic.
Arbor Day in China
On 12 March, we celebrate trees in China. On this day, each person has a duty to plant a specified number of trees to fight against deforestation.

Zitat des Tages : 12 March

Mohandas Gandhi
Be the change that you want to see in the world.

Geburtstage : 12 March

André Le Nôtre, French landscape architect (1613)
Gustav Kirchhoff, German physicist (1824)
Simon Newcomb, American astronomer and mathematician (1835)
Gunnar Nordström, Finnish physicist (1881)
Jean Mineur, French pioneer of advertising (1902)
Rita Angus, New Zealand painter (1908)
Yashwantrao Chavan, Indian politician (1913)
Gianni Agnelli, Italian industrialist (1921)
Wally Schirra, American astronaut (1923)
Louison Bobet, French cyclist (1925)
Georges Delerue, French film composer (1925)
Leo Esaki, Japanese physicist, Nobel laureate (1925)
Raúl Alfonsín, Argentine politician (1927)
Al Jarreau, American singer (1940)
Liza Minnelli, American actress and singer (1946)
Nelson Monfort, French journalist (1953)
Steve Harris, English musician (1956)
Courtney B. Vance, American actor (1960)
Aaron Eckhart, American actor (1968)
Arina Tanemura, Japanese manga artist (1978)
Pete Doherty, English musician (1979)
Samm Levine, American actor (1982)
Jaimie Alexander, American actress (1984)

Sie haben uns verlassen 12 March

Go-Kōgon, Emperor of Japan (1374)
Cesare Borgia, Italian politician (1507)
Sun Yat-sen, Chinese revolutionary (1925)
Robert Bosch, German industrialist (1942)
Charlie Parker, American jazz saxophonist (1955)
Yehudi Menuhin, American violinist (1999)
Robert Ludlum, American writer (2001)
Spyros Kyprianou, Cypriot politician (2002)

Tipp des Tages : 12 March

Clean the tile joints

To clean your tile joints, mix baking soda, lemon juice and bleach and scrub your tiled with a toothbrush soaked with the mixture.

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