eso ha pasado un 12 Junio

187 : Earthquake in India

On June 12, 1987, an earthquake of moment magnitude 8.8 hit the region of Shillong in the north of India. Over 1500 people were killed and the area devastated reached 260,000 km2.

1942 : Anne Frank

On June 12, 1942, Anne Frank, a young German Jew living in Holland, received a diary for her 13th birthday. The next two years, she wrote her daily life when she was hiding with her family and others people in the company where his father worked. They were denounced and deported to Auschwitz in 1944. Anne Frank and her sister Margot died at Bergen-Belsen, where they had been transferred after the evacuation of Auschwitz.
Her father, the sole survivor of the family, published her diary, that friends had found, after the war.

1964 : Nelson Mandela

On 12 June 1964 the leader of the ANC (African National Congress) Nelson Mandela is sentenced to life imprisonment for sabotage. As leader of a movement that the government of South African apartheid designated as a terrorist, he was wanted by security forces.
He was arrested on August 5, 1962, after 17 months on the run, with the help of the CIA.

1994 : Nicole Brown Simpson was murdered.

On June 12, 1994, Nicole Brown Simpson, football star OJ Simpson's ex-wife and her friend Ron Goldman were murdered outside the home of the young woman. Faced with overwhelming evidence that were accusing him, OJ Simpson escaped by car in order to fled the country and the chase between the police and him was nationally watched.
At his trial, he was defended by top lawyers and was acquitted.
During the civil trial he was sentenced to pay 33.5 million dollars to the families of the victims.
He is now serving a sentence of 33 years in prison for a case of kidnapping and armed robbery in Las Vegas.

Actualidad del día : 12 Junio

World Day Against Child Labour
June 12 is World Day against Child Labour, on the initiative of the International Labour Organisation. Over 200 million children under 15 work in the world.
Dia dos Namorados
June 12 is the day of lovers in Brazil. That day, lovers exchanged small gifts. This holiday is Valentine's February 14th which is celebrated in Brazil because it takes place during carnival.

Cita del día : 12 Junio

Anne Frank
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.

Cumpleaños : 12 Junio

Gaozong, Emperador de China (1107)
Harriet Martineau, Sociólogo Inglesa (1802)
Charles Kingsley, Escritor inglés (1819)
Anthony Eden, Primer ministro del Reino Unido (1955-1957) (1897)
Fritz Albert Lipmann, Bioquímico americano, Premio Nobel de Medicina (1899)
David Rockefeller, Banquero americano (1915)
Irwin Allen, Productor americano (1916)
George H. W. Bush, 41o Presidente de los Estados Unidos (1924)
Vic Damone, Cantante americano (1928)
Anne Frank, Diarista alemana (1929)
Jean-François Kahn, Político y periodista francés (1938)
Bert Sakmann, Fisiólogo alemán, premio Nobel de Medicina (1942)
Pete Farndon, Músico inglés (The Pretenders) (1952)
Rebecca Holden, Actriz y cantante americana (1958)
Adriana Lima, Top Model brasileña (1981)
Chris Young , Cantante americano (1985)
Eren Derdiyok, Futbolista suizo (1988)

Nos han dejado un 12 Junio

Frédéric Passy, Economista francés, premio Nobel de la Paz (1912)
John Ireland, Compositor inglés (1962)
Medgar Evers, Activista de los derechos civiles estadounidense (1963)
Norma Shearer, Actriz americana (1983)
Gregory Peck, Actor americano (2003)
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