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  • What happened on November 12
  • November 12 is the 316th day of the year (317th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 49 days remaining until the end of the year.

 

  • Events on November 12
  • 1028 – Future Byzantine empress Zoe takes the throne as empress consort to Romanos III Argyros.
  • 1330 – Battle of Posada, Wallachian Voievode Basarab I defeats the Hungarian army by ambush.
  • 1439 – Plymouth, becomes the first town incorporated by the English Parliament.
  • 1555 – The Second Statute of Repeal re-establishes Roman Catholicism in England under Queen Mary I.
  • 1793 – Jean Sylvain Bailly, the first Mayor of Paris, is guillotined.
  • 1892 – William Heffelfinger becomes the first professional American football player on record, participating in his first paid game for the Allegheny Athletic Association.
  • 1893 – The treaty of the Durand Line delineating the border between present day Pakistan and Afghanistan is signed by Sir Mortimer Durand, a British diplomat in British India, and the Afghan Amir Abdur Rahman Khan; the Durand Line has gained international recognition as an international border between the two nations.
  • 1905 – Norway holds a referendum resulting in popular approval of the Storting’s decision to authorise the government to make the offer of the throne of the newly-independent country
  • 1912 – King George I of Greece makes a triumphal entry into Thessaloniki after its liberation from 482 years of Ottoman rule.
  • 1912 – The frozen bodies of Robert Scott and his men are found on the Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica.
  • 1918 – Austria becomes a republic.
  • 1920 – Italy and the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes sign the Treaty of Rapallo.
  • 1927 – Leon Trotsky is expelled from the Soviet Communist Party, leaving Joseph Stalin in undisputed control of the Soviet Union.
  • 1928 – SS Vestris sinks approximately 200 miles (320 km) off Hampton Roads, Virginia, killing at least 110 passengers, mostly women and children who die after the vessel is abandoned.
  • 1936 – In California, the San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge opens to traffic.
  • 1940 – World War II: The Battle of Gabon ends as Free French Forces take Libreville, Gabon, and all of French Equatorial Africa from Vichy French forces.
  • 1940 – World War II: Soviet Foreign Minister Vyacheslav Molotov arrives in Berlin to discuss the possibility of the Soviet Union joining the Axis Powers.
  • 1941 – World War II: Temperatures around Moscow drop to -12 °C as the Soviet Union launches ski troops for the first time against the freezing German forces near the city.
  • 1941 – World War II: The Soviet cruiser Chervona Ukraina is destroyed during the Battle of Sevastopol.
  • 1942 – World War II: Naval Battle of Guadalcanal between Japanese and American forces begins near Guadalcanal. The battle lasts for three days and ends with an American victory.
  • 1944 – World War II: The Royal Air Force launches 29 Avro Lancaster bombers, which sink the German battleship Tirpitz, with 12,000 lb Tallboy bombs offTromsø, Norway.
  • 1948 – In Tokyo, the International Military Tribunal for the Far East sentences seven Japanese military and government officials, including General Hideki Tojo, to death for their roles in World War II.
  • 1956 – Morocco, Sudan and Tunisia join the United Nations.
  • 1956 – In the midst of the Suez Crisis, Palestinian refugees are shot dead in Rafah by Israeli soldiers following the invasion of the Gaza Strip.
  • 1958 – A team of rock climbers led by Warren Harding completes the first ascent of The Nose on El Capitan in Yosemite Valley.
  • 1969 – Vietnam War: Independent investigative journalist Seymour Hersh breaks the story of the My Lai Massacre.
  • 1970 – The Oregon Highway Division attempts to destroy a rotting beached Sperm whale with explosives, leading to the now infamous “exploding whale” incident.
  • 1970 – The 1970 Bhola cyclone makes landfall on the coast of East Pakistan becoming the deadliest tropical cyclone in history.
  • 1971 – Vietnam War: As part of Vietnamization, US President Richard Nixon sets February 1, 1972 as the deadline for the removal of another 45,000 American troops from Vietnam.
  • 1975 – The Comoros joins the United Nations.
  • 1979 – Iran hostage crisis: In response to the hostage situation in Tehran, US President Jimmy Carter orders a halt to all petroleum imports into the United States from Iran.
  • 1980 – The NASA space probe Voyager I makes its closest approach to Saturn and takes the first images of its rings.
  • 1981 – Space Shuttle program: Mission STS-2, utilizing the Space Shuttle Columbia, marks the first time a manned spacecraft is launched into space twice.
  • 1982 – USSR: Yuri Andropov becomes the General Secretary of the Communist Party’s Central Committee, succeeding Leonid I. Brezhnev.
  • 1990 – Crown Prince Akihito is formally installed as Emperor Akihito of Japan, becoming the 125th Japanese monarch.
  • 1990 – Tim Berners-Lee publishes a formal proposal for the World Wide Web.
  • 1991 – Santa Cruz massacre: Indonesian forces open fire on a crowd of student protesters in Dili, East Timor.
  • 1995 – Erdut Agreement regarding the peaceful resolution to the Croatian War of Independence was reached.
  • 1996 – A Saudi Arabian Airlines Boeing 747 and a Kazakh Ilyushin Il-76 cargo plane collide in mid-air near New Delhi, killing 349. The deadliest mid-air collision to date.
  • 1997 – Ramzi Yousef is found guilty of masterminding the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.
  • 1999 – The 7.2 Mw Düzce earthquake shakes northwestern Turkey with a maximum Mercalli intensity of IX (Violent). At least 845 people were killed and almost 5,000 were injured.
  • 2001 – In New York City, American Airlines Flight 587, an Airbus A300 en route to the Dominican Republic, crashes minutes after takeoff from John F. Kennedy International Airport, killing all 260 on board and five on the ground.
  • 2001 – War in Afghanistan: Taliban forces abandon Kabul, ahead of advancing Afghan Northern Alliance troops.
  • 2003 – Iraq War: In Nasiriyah, Iraq, at least 23 people, among them the first Italian casualties of the 2003 invasion of Iraq, are killed in a suicide bomb attack on an Italian police base.
  • 2003 – Shanghai Transrapid sets a new world speed record (501 kilometres per hour (311 mph)) for commercial railway systems, which remains the fastest for unmodified commercial rail vehicles.
  • 2011 – Silvio Berlusconi tenders his resignation as Prime Minister of Italy, effective November 16, due in large part to the European sovereign debt crisis.
  • 2014 – The Philae lander, deployed from the European Space Agency’s Rosetta probe, reaches the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko.
  • 2015 – Two suicide bombers detonated explosives in Bourj el-Barajneh, Beirut, killing 43 people and injuring over 200 others.

 

 

 

  • Births on November 12
  • 1450 – Jacques of Savoy, Count of Romont, Prince of Savoy (d. 1486)
  • 1492 – Johan Rantzau, German general (d. 1565)
  • 1494 – Margaret of Anhalt-Köthen, Princess of Anhalt by birth, by marriage Duchess of Saxony (d. 1521)
  • 1528 – Qi Jiguang, Chinese general (d. 1588)
  • 1547 – Claude of Valois (d. 1575)
  • 1606 – Jeanne Mance, French-Canadian nurse, founded the Hôtel-Dieu de Montréal (d. 1673)
  • 1615 – Richard Baxter, English minister, poet, and theologian (d. 1691)
  • 1627 – Diego Luis de San Vitores, Spanish Jesuit missionary (d. 1672)
  • 1651 – Juana Inés de la Cruz, Mexican nun, poet, and scholar (d. 1695)
  • 1684 – Edward Vernon, English admiral and politician (d. 1757)
  • 1729 – Louis Antoine de Bougainville, French admiral and explorer (d. 1811)
  • 1755 – Gerhard von Scharnhorst, Prussian general and politician, Prussian Minister of War (d. 1813)
  • 1780 – Piet Retief, South African ruler (d. 1838)
  • 1793 – Johann Friedrich von Eschscholtz, Livonian physician and botanist (d. 1831)
  • 1795 – Thaddeus William Harris, American entomologist and botanist (d. 1856)
  • 1815 – Elizabeth Cady Stanton, American activist (d. 1902)
  • 1817 – Bahá’u’lláh, Persian spiritual leader, founded the Bahá’í Faith (d. 1892)
  • 1833 – Alexander Borodin, Russian composer and chemist (d. 1887)
  • 1840 – Auguste Rodin, French sculptor and illustrator, created The Thinker (d. 1917)
  • 1842 – John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, English physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1919)
  • 1848 – Eduard Müller, Swiss lawyer and politician, 51st President of the Swiss Confederation (d. 1919)
  • 1850 – Mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player and theoretician (d. 1908)
  • 1866 – Sun Yat-sen, Chinese physician and politician, 1st President of the Republic of China (d. 1925)
  • 1872 – William Fay, Irish actor and producer (d. 1947)
  • 1881 – Olev Siinmaa, Estonian-Swedish architect (d. 1948)
  • 1881 – Maximilian von Weichs, German field marshal (d. 1954)
  • 1886 – Günther Dyhrenfurth, German geologist and mountaineer (d. 1975)
  • 1886 – Ben Travers, English author and playwright (d. 1980)
  • 1889 – DeWitt Wallace, American publisher and philanthropist, co-founded Reader’s Digest (d. 1981)
  • 1890 – Lily Kronberger, Hungarian figure skater (d. 1974)
  • 1892 – Tudor Davies, Welsh tenor and actor (d. 1958)
  • 1894 – Thorleif Schjelderup-Ebbe, Norwegian zoologist and comparative psychologist (d. 1976)
  • 1895 – Manuel Alonso Areizaga, Spanish tennis player (d. 1984)
  • 1895 – Nima Yooshij, Iranian poet and academic (d. 1960)
  • 1896 – Salim Ali, Indian ornithologist and author (d. 1987)
  • 1897 – Karl Marx, German composer and conductor (d. 1985)
  • 1898 – Leon Štukelj, Slovenian gymnast (d. 1999)
  • 1901 – James Luther Adams, American minister and theologian (d. 1994)
  • 1903 – Jack Oakie, American actor (d. 1978)
  • 1904 – Max Hoffman, Austrian-born car importer and businessman (d. 1981)
  • 1905 – Louise Thaden, American pilot (d. 1979)
  • 1906 – George Dillon, American soldier and poet (d. 1968)
  • 1908 – Harry Blackmun, American lawyer and judge (d. 1999)
  • 1910 – Dudley Nourse, South African cricketer (d. 1981)
  • 1911 – Buck Clayton, American trumpet player and academic (d. 1991)
  • 1914 – Peter Whitehead, English race car driver (d. 1958)
  • 1915 – Roland Barthes, French philosopher, theorist, and critic (d. 1980)
  • 1916 – Paul Emery, English race car driver (d. 1993)
  • 1916 – Jean Papineau-Couture, Canadian composer and academic (d. 2000)
  • 1917 – Jo Stafford, American singer (d. 2008)
  • 1919 – Jackie Washington, Canadian singer-songwriter (d. 2009)
  • 1920 – Richard Quine, American actor, singer, director, and screenwriter (d. 1989)
  • 1922 – Tadeusz Borowski, Polish poet, author, and journalist (d. 1951)
  • 1922 – Kim Hunter, American actress (d. 2002)
  • 1923 – Ian Graham, English archaeologist and explorer
  • 1923 – Rubén Bonifaz Nuño, Mexican poet and scholar (d. 2013)
  • 1924 – Sam Jones, American bassist, cellist, and composer (d. 1981)
  • 1926 – Robert Goff, Baron Goff of Chieveley, English lawyer and judge (d. 2016)
  • 1927 – František Šťastný, Czech motorcycle racer and sportscaster (d. 2000)
  • 1927 – Yutaka Taniyama, Japanese mathematician and theorist (d. 1958)
  • 1928 – Bob Holness, English radio and television host (d. 2012)
  • 1929 – Grace Kelly, American actress, later Princess Grace of Monaco (d. 1982)
  • 1929 – Michael Ende, German author and fiction writer (d. 1995)
  • 1930 – Bob Crewe, American singer-songwriter and producer (d. 2014)
  • 1933 – Jalal Talabani, Iraqi politician, 6th President of Iraq
  • 1934 – Charles Manson, American cult leader and mass murderer
  • 1934 – John McGahern, Irish author and educator (d. 2006)
  • 1936 – Mort Shuman, American singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 1991)
  • 1938 – Denis DeJordy, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
  • 1938 – Benjamin Mkapa, Tanzanian journalist and politician, 3rd President of Tanzania
  • 1939 – Lucia Popp, Slovak soprano (d. 1993)
  • 1940 – Michel Audet, Canadian economist and politician
  • 1940 – Jürgen Todenhöfer, German judge and politician
  • 1941 – Carol Gluck, American historian, author, and academic
  • 1943 – Errol Brown, Jamaican-English singer-songwriter (d. 2015)
  • 1943 – Brian Hyland, American pop singer
  • 1943 – Wallace Shawn, American actor, comedian and playwright
  • 1943 – Björn Waldegård, Swedish race car driver (d. 2014)
  • 1943 – John Walker, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2011)
  • 1944 – Booker T. Jones, American pianist, saxophonist, songwriter, and producer
  • 1944 – Al Michaels, American sportscaster
  • 1945 – Michael Bishop, American author and educator
  • 1945 – Tracy Kidder, American journalist and author
  • 1945 – Neil Young, Canadian-American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
  • 1945 – Judith Roitman, American mathematician and academic
  • 1946 – Alexandra Charles, Swedish businesswoman
  • 1947 – Buck Dharma, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1947 – Patrice Leconte, French director and screenwriter
  • 1948 – Banjō Ginga, Japanese voice actor
  • 1948 – Hassan Rouhani, Iranian lawyer and politician; 7th President of Iran
  • 1949 – Ron Lapointe, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 1992)
  • 1949 – Jack Reed, American soldier and politician
  • 1953 – Baaba Maal, Senegalese singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1954 – Rob Lytle, American football player (d. 2010)
  • 1954 – Paul McNamee, Australian tennis player
  • 1957 – Paul Dennis Reid, American murderer (d. 2013)
  • 1957 – Tim Samaras, American engineer and storm chaser (d. 2013)
  • 1958 – Megan Mullally, American actress and singer
  • 1958 – Nick Stellino, Italian-American chef and author
  • 1958 – Mykola Vynnychenko, Ukrainian race walker
  • 1959 – Vincent Irizarry, American actor
  • 1959 – Toshihiko Sahashi, Japanese composer
  • 1960 – Maurane, Belgian singer and actress
  • 1961 – Nadia Comăneci, Romanian gymnast and coach
  • 1961 – Enzo Francescoli, Uruguayan footballer
  • 1962 – Kuniko Asagi, Japanese actress and television host
  • 1962 – Jon Dough, American porn actor, director, and producer (d. 2006)
  • 1962 – Mariella Frostrup, Norwegian journalist and actress
  • 1962 – Mark Hunter, Canadian ice hockey player, coach, and manager
  • 1962 – Neal Shusterman, American author and poet
  • 1962 – Naomi Wolf, American author and activist
  • 1964 – Vic Chesnutt, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2009)
  • 1964 – David Ellefson, American bass player and songwriter
  • 1964 – Wang Kuang-hui, Taiwanese baseball player and coach
  • 1965 – Lex Lang, American voice actor and producer
  • 1967 – Bassim Al-Karbalaei, Iraqi Eulogy Reciter
  • 1967 – Disco Inferno, American wrestler and manager
  • 1967 – Iryna Khalip, Belarusian journalist
  • 1967 – Michael Moorer, American boxer
  • 1968 – Kathleen Hanna, American singer-songwriter
  • 1968 – Sammy Sosa, Dominican-American baseball player
  • 1968 – Aaron Stainthorpe, English-German singer-songwriter
  • 1969 – Ian Bremmer, American political scientist and author
  • 1969 – Jason Cundy, English footballer and sportscaster
  • 1969 – Rob Schrab, American writer and artist
  • 1970 – Elektra, American wrestler, model, and dancer
  • 1970 – Tonya Harding, American figure skater
  • 1970 – Sarah Harmer, Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1970 – Oscar Strasnoy, French-Argentine composer
  • 1971 – Chen Guangcheng, Chinese-American lawyer and activist
  • 1972 – Vassilios Tsiartas, Greek footballer
  • 1973 – Radha Mitchell, Australian actress
  • 1975 – Jason Lezak, American swimmer
  • 1976 – Tevin Campbell, American R&B singer-songwriter and actor
  • 1976 – Judith Holofernes, German singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1976 – Richelle Mead, American author and educator
  • 1976 – Mirosław Szymkowiak, Polish footballer and journalist
  • 1977 – Benni McCarthy, South African footballer
  • 1977 – Lee Murray, English mixed martial artist
  • 1978 – Alexandra Maria Lara, Romanian-German actress
  • 1978 – Ashley Williams, American actress
  • 1979 – Matt Cappotelli, American wrestler and trainer
  • 1979 – Cote de Pablo, Chilean actress
  • 1979 – Lucas Glover, American golfer
  • 1979 – Corey Maggette, American basketball player and sportscaster
  • 1979 – Matt Stevic, Australian footballer and umpire
  • 1980 – Trent Acid, American wrestler (d. 2010)
  • 1980 – Shaun Cooper, American bass player
  • 1980 – Nur Fettahoğlu, German-Turkish journalist and actress
  • 1980 – Ryan Gosling, Canadian actor, producer and singer
  • 1980 – Charlie Hodgson, English rugby player
  • 1981 – Annika Becker, German pole vaulter
  • 1981 – DJ Campbell, English footballer
  • 1981 – Sergio Floccari, Italian footballer
  • 1982 – Anne Hathaway, American actress
  • 1982 – Mikele Leigertwood, English footballer
  • 1982 – Ivy Chen, Taiwanese actress
  • 1983 – Charlie Morton, American baseball player
  • 1984 – Sepp De Roover, Belgian footballer
  • 1984 – Benjamin Okolski, American figure skater
  • 1984 – Sandara Park, South Korean singer, dancer, and actress
  • 1984 – Conrad Rautenbach, Zimbabwean race car driver
  • 1984 – Yan Zi, Chinese tennis player
  • 1985 – Arianny Celeste, American model and actress
  • 1985 – Adlène Guedioura, French-Algerian footballer
  • 1986 – Ignazio Abate, Italian footballer
  • 1986 – Robert Müller, German footballer
  • 1986 – Nedum Onuoha, English footballer
  • 1986 – Evan Yo, Taiwanese singer-songwriter
  • 1987 – Jason Day, Australian golfer
  • 1987 – Kengo Kora, Japanese actor
  • 1987 – Bryan Little, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1988 – Alistair Brammer, English actor and singer
  • 1988 – Russell Westbrook, American basketball player
  • 1989 – Gino M. Santos, Filipino director and producer
  • 1989 – Hiroshi Kiyotake, Japanese footballer
  • 1990 – Florent Manaudou, French swimmer
  • 1990 – Peter Mata’utia, Australian-Samoan rugby league player
  • 1990 – Harmeet Singh, Norwegian footballer
  • 1990 – Siim-Sander Vene, Estonian basketball player
  • 1991 – Gijs Van Hoecke, Belgian cyclist
  • 1992 – Giulietta, Australian singer-songwriter and dancer
  • 1992 – Trey Burke, American basketball player
  • 1992 – Adam Larsson, Swedish ice hockey player
  • 1993 – Luguelín Santos, Dominican sprinter
  • 1994 – Anna Khnychenkova, Ukrainian figure skater
  • 1998 – Fanny Stollár, Hungarian tennis player

 

 

 

 

 

  • Deaths on November 12
  • 607 – Pope Boniface III
  • 657 – Livinus, Irish apostle
  • 1035 – Cnut the Great, Danish-English king (b. 985)
  • 1094 – Duncan II of Scotland (b. 1060)
  • 1202 – Canute VI of Denmark (b. 1163)
  • 1209 – Phillipe de Plessis, Grand Master of the Knights Templar (b. 1165)
  • 1218 – Henry de Abergavenny, Prior of Abergavenny and Bishop of Llandaff
  • 1347 – John of Viktring, Austrian chronicler and political advisor
  • 1434 – Louis III of Naples (b. 1403)
  • 1555 – Stephen Gardiner, English bishop and politician, English Secretary of State (b. 1497)
  • 1567 – Anne de Montmorency, French general and diplomat (b. 1493)
  • 1595 – John Hawkins, English admiral and shipbuilder (b. 1532)
  • 1667 – Hans Nansen, Danish politician (b. 1598)
  • 1671 – Thomas Fairfax, English general and politician (b. 1612)
  • 1742 – Friedrich Hoffmann, German physician and chemist (b. 1660)
  • 1793 – Jean Sylvain Bailly, French astronomer, mathematician, and politician, 1st Mayor of Paris (b. 1736)
  • 1793 – Lord George Gordon, English politician (b. 1751)
  • 1836 – Juan Ramón Balcarce, Argentinian general and politician, 6th Governor of Buenos Aires Province (b. 1773)
  • 1865 – Elizabeth Gaskell, English author (b. 1810)
  • 1896 – Joseph James Cheeseman, Liberian politician, 12th President of Liberia (b. 1843)
  • 1902 – William Henry Barlow, English engineer (b. 1812)
  • 1916 – Percival Lowell, American astronomer, mathematician, and author (b. 1855)
  • 1933 – John Cady, American golfer (b. 1866)
  • 1933 – F. Holland Day, American photographer and publisher (b. 1864)
  • 1939 – Norman Bethune, Canadian physician and humanitarian (b. 1890)
  • 1946 – Albert Bond Lambert, American golfer and pilot (b. 1875)
  • 1946 – Madan Mohan Malaviya, Indian academic and politician, President of the Indian National Congress (b. 1861)
  • 1948 – Umberto Giordano, Italian composer (b. 1867)
  • 1950 – Lesley Ashburner, American hurdler (b. 1883)
  • 1950 – Julia Marlowe, English-American actress (b. 1865)
  • 1955 – Alfréd Hajós, Hungarian swimmer and architect, designed the Grand Hotel Aranybika (b. 1878)
  • 1955 – Tin Ujević, Croatian poet and translator (b. 1891)
  • 1955 – Sarah Wambaugh, American political scientist, world authority on plebiscites (b. 1882)
  • 1958 – Gustaf Söderström, Swedish shot putter, discus thrower, and tug of war competitor (b. 1865)
  • 1965 – Taher Saifuddin, Indian spiritual leader, 51st Da’i al-Mutlaq (b. 1888)
  • 1969 – Liu Shaoqi, Chinese politician, 2nd Chairman of the People’s Republic of China (b. 1898)
  • 1972 – Rudolf Friml, Czech-American pianist and composer (b. 1879)
  • 1972 – Tommy Wisdom, English race car driver and journalist (b. 1906)
  • 1976 – Mikhail Gurevich, Russian engineer, co-founded Mikoyan (b. 1893)
  • 1976 – Walter Piston, American composer and academic (b. 1894)
  • 1981 – William Holden, American actor (b. 1918)
  • 1984 – Chester Himes, American-French author (b. 1909)
  • 1986 – Minoru Yasui, American lawyer and activist (b. 1916)
  • 1987 – Cornelis Vreeswijk, Dutch-Swedish singer-songwriter, actor, and poet (b. 1937)
  • 1990 – Eve Arden, American actress and comedian (b. 1908)
  • 1991 – Gabriele Tinti, Italian actor (b. 1932)
  • 1993 – H. R. Haldeman, American diplomat, 4th White House Chief of Staff (b. 1926)
  • 1994 – Wilma Rudolph, American sprinter and educator (b. 1940)
  • 1997 – Carlos Surinach, Spanish-American composer and conductor (b. 1915)
  • 1998 – Roy Hollis, English footballer (b. 1925)
  • 1998 – Sally Shlaer, American mathematician and engineer (b. 1938)
  • 2000 – Franck Pourcel, French conductor and composer (b. 1913)
  • 2001 – Albert Hague, German-American actor and composer (b. 1920)
  • 2001 – Tony Miles, English chess player and theoretician (b. 1955)
  • 2003 – Jonathan Brandis, American actor (b. 1976)
  • 2003 – Cameron Duncan, New Zealand director and screenwriter (b. 1986)
  • 2003 – Penny Singleton, American actress (b. 1908)
  • 2003 – Tony Thompson, American drummer (b. 1954)
  • 2007 – K. C. Ibrahim, Indian cricketer (b. 1919)
  • 2007 – Ira Levin, American novelist, playwright, and songwriter (b. 1929)
  • 2008 – Catherine Baker Knoll, American educator and politician, 30th Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania (b. 1930)
  • 2008 – Mitch Mitchell, English drummer (b. 1947)
  • 2010 – Henryk Górecki, Polish composer (b. 1933)
  • 2012 – Anthony di Bonaventura, American pianist and academic (b. 1929)
  • 2012 – Bob French, American drummer and radio host (b. 1928)
  • 2012 – Hans Hammarskiöld, Swedish photographer (b. 1925)
  • 2012 – Sergio Oliva, Cuban-American bodybuilder (b. 1941)
  • 2012 – Daniel Stern, American psychologist and theorist (b. 1934)
  • 2013 – Steve Rexe, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1947)
  • 2013 – Konrad Rudnicki, Polish astronomer and academic (b. 1926)
  • 2013 – Aleksandr Serebrov, Russian engineer and astronaut (b. 1944)
  • 2013 – John Tavener, English composer and educator (b. 1944)
  • 2013 – Kurt Trampedach, Danish painter and sculptor (b. 1943)
  • 2013 – Antigone Valakou, Greek actress (b. 1930)
  • 2014 – John Briscoe, South African-American epidemiologist, engineer, and academic (b. 1948)
  • 2014 – Ravi Chopra, Indian director and producer (b. 1946)
  • 2014 – Warren Clarke, English actor, director, and producer (b. 1947)
  • 2014 – Marge Roukema, American educator and politician (b. 1929)
  • 2014 – Valery Senderov, Russian mathematician and academic (b. 1945)
  • 2015 – Earl E. Anderson, American general (b. 1919)
  • 2015 – Philip Ciaccio, American lawyer, judge, and politician (b. 1927)
  • 2015 – Márton Fülöp, Hungarian footballer (b. 1983)
  • 2015 – Jihadi John, Kuwaiti terrorist (b. 1988)
  • 2015 – Aaron Shikler, American painter (b. 1922)
  • 2016 – Lupita Tovar, Mexican-American actress (b. 1910)

 

 

  • Holidays and observances on November 12
  • Birth of Sun Yat-Sen, also Doctors’ Day and Cultural Renaissance Day. (Republic of China)
  • Christian feast day:
    • Agostina Livia Pietrantoni
    • Arsatius
    • Cumméne Fota
    • Emilian of Cogolla
    • Josaphat Kuntsevych (Romanian Greek Catholic Church)
    • Nilus of Sinai
    • Patiens
    • November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Constitution Day (Azerbaijan)
  • Father’s Day (Indonesia)
  • National Health Day (Indonesia)
  • National Youth Day (East Timor)
  • World Pneumonia Day

 

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