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Time Machine: March 12, in world history

March 12 2007

Historical events and inventions:

On this day in 1894 in Vicksburg (USA, Mississippi) "Coca-Cola was first bottled.

March 12, 1918, Moscow again became the capital of our country. A day earlier, March 11, moved here the Soviet government.

On this day in 1934 in Estonia there was a coup, which was known in Soviet historiography, not only as "fascist". All political parties were banned, and Konstantin Päts became autocrat ruler-dictator.

On this day in 1940 ended the Soviet-Finnish war. According to the signed peace treaty in Moscow, the border was pushed to 150 km from the Leningrad naval base on the Hanko peninsula for 30 years, passed the Union.

March 12, 1947 (60 years), U.S. President Harry Truman gave a speech in Congress, during which he stated: "The United States policy should be to support free peoples who resist attempts by armed minorities or by external forces to enslave them." His call is actually signaled the beginning of the fight with the U.S. socialist camp. Now the Soviet Union became the main enemy and a threat to America, and policies formulated by the President was called "Truman Doctrine.

March 12, 1969 held a wedding of Paul McCartney and Linda Eastman. More "Beatles" at the ceremony were absent. Lennon married Yoko soon as Harrison was arrested for possession of marijuana. Starr also did not come.

Also that day, but in 1971, Mick Jagger married Bianca Perez Moreno.

March 12, 1990 III opened an extraordinary Congress of People's Deputies of the USSR, which was canceled famous 6-th article of the Constitution of the USSR - the leading role of the Communist Party.

On this day were born:

March 12, 1685 was born George Berkeley (1685 - 14.1.1753), the famous English philosopher.

On this day in 1824, was born Gustav Robert Kirchhoff (1824 - 10/17/1887), a distinguished German physicist.

Also that day, but in 1831 was born Clement Studebaker (1831 - 11/27/1901), the famous American industrialist, founder of the famous company. Clement started out as a blacksmith and owner of the repair shop vans, but soon he and his four brothers formed a company for production of wagons, which he sold to farmers and to the west of the settlers. In 1897, Studebaker began manufacturing cars.

March 12, 1832 Born Charles Cunningham Boycott (1832 - 19.6.1897), the captain of the British army, whose name has become synonymous. In 1880 his land had a poor harvest, but the boycott is still demanded from the tenants to pay him or give his property. Farmers in response rallied and stopped working. Family boycott was in complete isolation from neighbors and quickly impoverished. Here is such a "boycott" ...

On this day in 1863, was born Vladimir Ivanovich Vernadsky (1863 - 01/06/1945), the famous Soviet academician, eminent geochemist and founder of the theory of the noosphere.

March 12, 1921 was born Giovanni Añelo (1921 - 01/24/2003), a distinguished senator of the Italian Republic, a prominent industrialist and president of Fiat. One of his first acts as president of a major Italian car company was the conclusion of the contract to build a car factory in Togliatti.

this sloth was born in 1925, Harry Max Harrison, the famous American writer of science fiction. Have you read "Steel rat"?

March 12, 1937 (70 years ago) was born Zurab Sotkilava, a famous singer - lyric-dramatic tenor - People's Artist of the USSR.

Also that day, but in 1940, was born Gregory Izrailevich Gorin (1940 - 15.6.2000), the famous writer and dramatist.

March 12, 1943 was born Ratko Mladic, a famous general, the leader of the Bosnian Serbs, now actively sought by the Hague Tribunal.

On this day in 1946, was born Liza Minnelli, the famous American actress and singer.

This day died:

March 12, 1699, died Lefort Lefort (02/01/1656 - 1699), admiral and close associate of Peter the Great.

On this day in 1898, died Fedor Apollonovich Pirotsky (03/01/1845 - 1898), the famous inventor in the field of electrical engineering. It was his first in Russia has built and tested in St. Petersburg tram car with an outboard motor, receiving energy through the rails and wheels.

March 12, 1914, died, George Westinghouse (10/06/1846 - 1914), an outstanding American inventor.

Also on 12 March, but in 1925, died Arkady T. Averchenko (27/03/1881 - 12/03/1925), a famous writer and journalist.

On this day in 1929, died Asa Griggs Kendler (30/12/1851 - 1929), American businessman - founder of the Coca-Cola.

March 12, 2002, died Vitali Sands (12/05/1944 - 2002), the famous cartoonist.

Name days:

According to the Orthodox calendar, March 12 birthday note: Michael, Peter, Procopius, Sergey and Titus.

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