in the world Panchang for this 12th May There are several important examples marking the history of humanity: in 1551, the University of San Marcos was founded in Lima, which is considered the oldest in South America.
On the same date, but in 2019, the Ibero-American film industry elevated “Roma” by Mexican Alfonso Cuarón to five Platinum Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director, after winning the Oscars, BAFTAs and Goiás.
1,622.- The main church of Buenos Aires stands as a cathedral.
1664.- Molire’s “Tartuff” premieres at Versailles.
1881.- Treaty of Bardo has been signed establishing the French Protectorate in Tunisia.
1926.- El Mariscal Józef Pisudski da Un Golpe de Estado en Polonia.
1934.- The national anthem of Paraguay has been officially established.
1937.- George VI is crowned King of England. The ceremony was televised, the first broadcast outside the studio.
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1965.- RFA and Israel establish diplomatic relations.
1982.- Spanish fundamentalist priest Juan Fernández Crohn unsuccessfully tried against John Paul II at Fatima (Portugal).
1987.- In a hospital in Baltimore (USA), the first double transplant operation is performed: the heart of a living 28-year-old man is transplanted onto another heart patient and the donor receives the lungs and heart from a traffic accident victim.
1989.- Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer has been awarded the Prince of Asturias Award for Art.
1991In the first multi-party election held in Nepal in 32 years, the Liberal Congress Party won a majority.
1999.- Colombia’s Caro y Cuervo Institute has been awarded the Prince of Asturias Prize for Communications and Humanities.
2002.- Former United States President Jimmy Carter begins a visit to Cuba, being the first US President to visit the island, within or outside his term since the Cuban Revolution (1959).
2003.- A suicide attack in Chechnya against the seat of the government of Znamesco killed 59 people and injured 200 others.
2008.- An earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale killed more than 87,000 people in Sichuan (China) province.
2009.- Benedict XVI calls for reconciliation and peace by performing the first open-air work in Jerusalem’s history.
.- America has been elected a member of the United Nations Human Rights Council for the first time.
2013.- Mexico celebrates the release of nun María Guadalupe García Zavala, better known as Mother Lupita, who faced religious persecution during her country’s revolutionary period.
2017.- A global cyberattack has put computer systems in 150 countries at risk. Affected services include the British healthcare system, the French multinational Renault and the Russian banking system.
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2019.- After winning Oscars, BAFTAs and Goyas, the Ibero-American film industry elevated “Roma” by Mexican Alfonso Cuarón with five Platinum Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director.
2020.- According to WHO, the US has overtaken Europe to become the region with the highest number of cases of COVID-19.
2021.- Escalation of violence in the Middle East: Militia launches 850 rockets from Gaza, to which Israel responded with 500 bombings.
Who was born on 12th May?
1803.- Liebig, German chemist, discoverer of chloroform.
1842.- Julio Massenet, French opera composer.
1907.- Katharine Hepburn, American actress.
1936.- Guillermo Endara, former President of Panama.
1978.- Malin Ackermann, Swedish actress, model and singer.
Who died on 12th May?
1884.- Federico Smetana, Czech Composer.
1957.- Erik von Stroheim, actor and film director, Austrian.
1992.- Nikos Gatsos, Greek poet.
1994.- Erik Erikson, American, pioneer of psychoanalysis.
2001.- Alexei Tupolev, Russian aircraft designer.
2003.- Aga Khan Sadruddin, French diplomat.
2018.- Antonio Mercero, film and television director and screenwriter, Spanish.
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