Check today’s ephemeris June 12, 2022 and find out who was born, who died and what happened throughout history on a day like today.
On a day like today 1964, Nelson Mandela is sentenced to life imprisonment after the Rivonia trial, along with other compatriots accused of sabotage against the State. In 1985, Spain and Portugal sign the Treaty of accession to the European Community. In 1987Jean Bedel Bokassa, Emperor of the Central African Republic, is sentenced to death for murder, illegal detention, kidnapping and embezzlement of public funds.
What happened on June 12?
1898/ General Emilio Aguinaldo proclaims the independence of the Philippines.
1901/ French physicist Henri Becquerel demonstrates radioactivity at the Paris Academy of Sciences.
1917/ King Constantine I of Greece abdicates in favor of his son Alexander, due to pressure exerted by France on behalf of the allies.
1940/ Franco signs a decree declaring Spain’s non-belligerence in the conflict after Italy’s entry into war with France and England during World War II.
1948/ Geneva, designated seat of the ILO and of the first world conference on health.
1963/ Medgar Evers, activist and World War II veteran, is assassinated by white supremacist Byron De La Beckwith.
1964/ Nelson Mandela is sentenced to life imprisonment after the Rivonia trial, along with other compatriots accused of sabotage against the State.
1982/ One million people demonstrate in New York City’s Central Park against nuclear weapons and for an end to the Cold War arms race.
1985/ Spain and Portugal sign the Treaty of accession to the European Community.
1987/ Jean Bedel Bokassa, Emperor of the Central African Republic, is sentenced to death for murder, illegal detention, kidnapping and embezzlement of public funds.
1990/ The USSR Parliament approves the Press Law, which guarantees freedom of information for the first time in the country’s history.
1991/ First presidential elections in Russia and victory of Boris Yeltsin, who obtains 60% of the votes.
2001/ The Saudi Mohamed Rashed Daoud Al-Owhali, one of the authors of the attack on the US embassy in Kenya in 1998, is sentenced to life imprisonment.
2008/ Ireland rejects the Lisbon Treaty in a referendum.
2011/ The 15-M movement’s encampment at Madrid’s Puerta del Sol ends after spending 26 days protesting the political and economic system.
2015/ The French Justice acquitted the former director of the IMF Dominique Strauss Kahn in a process for pimping.
2016/ A man of Afghan descent kills 49 people in a gay club in Orlando, Florida, in the largest multiple shooting in the US.
2018/ The president of the United States, Donald Trump, meets in Singapore with the leader of North Korea, Kim Jong-un.
>> The Spanish Supreme Court sentences Iñaki Urdangarín, son-in-law of King Juan Carlos I, to 5 years in prison for the Nóos case.
2019/ The Hong Kong Police dissolve the massive protest against the processing of the controversial extradition law.
2020/ New York State passes reforms to reinvent policing and prevent systemic racism in law enforcement.
What happened on June 12 in America?
1824/ El Salvador enacts its first Constitution as a free state.
1883/ Relations of peace and friendship between Chile and Spain are fully restored.
1915/ El Salvador institutes the Fiesta de la Raza for October 12.
1926/ Brazil leaves the League of Nations.
1935/ Chaco War: Bolivia and Paraguay sign the Peace Protocol in Buenos Aires that puts an end to the bloody war, which left some 90,000 dead.
1956/ General Juan José Valle, who revolted against the Argentine Provisional Government of General Aramburu, is shot after being captured.
1976/ Uruguayan military overthrow President Juan María Bordaberry.
2002/ The EU includes the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in its list of terrorist organisations, groups and individuals.
2010/ The Cuban government releases dissident prisoner Ariel Sigler, seriously ill, and brings six others closer to their places of residence.
2012/ The Falkland Islands announce a referendum for 2013 on their “political status”.
2017/ The Attorney General of Venezuela, Luisa Ortega Díaz, files an annulment claim in the Supreme Court against the appointment of 33 irregularly elected magistrates.
2019/ The Constitutional Court of Ecuador opens the doors for the legalization of gay marriage, by positioning itself in favor of two cases of consultation of the norm on the de facto union of two same-sex couples.
2020/ Former paramilitary chief Juan Francisco Prada, alias “Juancho Prada”, is sentenced to eight years in prison for multiple crimes that left 3,385 victims.
2021/ Nine people die from an explosion in a mine in the department of Boyacá, in Colombia.
Who was born on June 12?
1915/ David Rockefeller, American banker.
1921/ Luis García Berlanga, Spanish scientist.
1924/ George Herbert Walker Bush, 41st President of the United States.
1929/ Anne Frank, Jewish writer and victim of the Nazis.
1931/ Guido di Tella, Argentine politician and economist.
1941/ Armando Anthony Corea “Chick Corea”, American jazz pianist.
1942/ Bert Sakmann, German researcher, Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1991.
1947/ Juan Madrid, Spanish journalist, writer and film and TV screenwriter.
1952/ Benito Floro, Spanish soccer coach.
1959/ Juan Antonio San Epifanio “Epi”, former Spanish basketball player.
1967/ Icíar Bollaín, Spanish actress and filmmaker.
1986/ María de los Ángeles Rozalén, Spanish singer.
>> Mario Casas, Spanish actor.
Who died on June 12?
1917/ María Teresa Carreño, Venezuelan pianist.
1928/ Salvador Díaz Mirón, Mexican poet.
1990/ Terence O’Neill, Irish politician.
1993/ Manuel Summers, Spanish cartoonist, humorist and filmmaker
1998/ Walter Rocco Torrebruno, Italian singer and comedian.
2002/ José Luis Dibildos, Spanish filmmaker.
2003/ Gregory Peck, American actor.
2007/ Guy de Rothschild, French banker.
2012/ Teófilo Stevenson, Cuban boxer, 60 years old.
>> Héctor Bianciotti, Franco-Argentine writer and journalist, 82 years old.
>> Manuel Fernández “Pahiño”, 89, soccer player.
2015/ José Federico de Carvajal, Spanish politician.
2017/ Ángel Emilio Albentosa Chacón, Cuban revolutionary combatant.
2019/ Juan José Alonso Millán, playwright and film and television screenwriter.
2020/ José Ramón Pérez Ornia, Spanish journalist.
>> Ricky Valance, British singer.
2021/ Jesús Martín-Barbero, Spanish philosopher, semiotician and anthropologist.
>> Ariel Barría, Panamanian writer, cultural manager and teacher.
>> Jack Adams, former British rugby player.
Saints of June 12.
- Juan de Sahagun.
- Leo II.
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Today’s ephemeris, June 12, 2022. What happened on June 12? – Republica.com