Es passierte an einem 12 December

1901 : First wireless message across the Atlantic

On December 12, 1901, in Canada, Italian physicist Marconi received the first wireless message across the Atlantic from England.

1913 : The Mona Lisa is recovered

On December 12, 1913, the famous painting Mona Lisa is recovered and the thief arrested in Florence, Italy. The masterpiece of Leonardo da Vinci was stolen on August 21, 1911 at the Louvre in Paris. The thief, Vincenzo Perugia, former painter-restorer at the Louvre, wanted, according to him, the painting back to Italy where it was made. The Mona Lisa went back to the Louvre and since this moment have been given a great protection.

1918 : Huge strike in Montreal

All city employees on strike in Montreal

1962 : A hotline between the White House and the Kremlin

President Kennedy expresses the desire to install a direct telephone line between the White House and the Kremlin.

1979 : Earthquake in Colombia

An earthquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale and the tsunami which followed killed hundreds of people in the State of Narino along the Pacific Coast of Colombia.

1999 : Sinking of the tanker Erika

The Erika, chartered by the oil company Total and under Maltese flag sinks near Penmarc'h (Finistère). It carries 37,000 tons of heavy fuel oil. Over 400 kilometers of coastline are contaminated between the Finistère and the Vendee.

Tagesaktualität : 12 December

National Day in Kenya
On December 12th 1963, Kenya became independent.

Zitat des Tages : 12 December

Proverbe Africain
Trying again and again that's how the monkey learns to jump

Geburtstage : 12 December

Gustave Flaubert, French writer (1821)
Edvard Munch, Norwegian painter (1863)
Edward G. Robinson, American actor (1893)
Frank Sinatra, American actor and singer (1915)
Robert Coogan, American actor (1924)
Ed Koch, American politician (1924)
Manu Dibango, Cameroonian singer (1933)
Dionne Warwick, American singer (1940)
Bill Nighy, Actor (1949)
Rajinikanth, Indian actor (1950)
Richard Galliano, French musician (1950)
Sheree J. Wilson, American actress (1958)
Yuzo Koshiro, Japanes composer (1967)
John Randle, Football player (1967)
Jennifer Connelly, American actress (1970)
Nolberto Solano, Peruvian footballer (1974)
Stephen Warnock, English footballer (1981)
Daniel Magder, Canadian actor (1991)

Sie haben uns verlassen 12 December

Robert Browning, English poet (1889)
Raymond Radiguet, French writer (1923)
Douglas Fairbanks, Actor (1939)
Tallulah Bankhead, Actress (1968)
Lady Spencer Churchill, Winston Churchill's wife (1977)
Jean Richard, Actor (2000)
Peter Boyle, American actor (2006)
Van Johnson, Actor (2008)

Tipp des Tages : 12 December

Have a perfect skin on the hard days

- First put the moisturizer
- Then apply your usual foundation cream
- Put a loose powder bronzer
- A bit of blush on each cheek if you use one
- Finally, drink tea, that's it you're ready to leave home!

* Warnung

Vue mer : crédit photo Aseed