This Day in History on 12 December

The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam.

On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 12 December. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days

Important Events

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1925 – Dattu Phadkar, Indian cricketer (d. 1985)

1940 – Sharad Pawar, Indian politician, Indian Minister of Agriculture

1950 – Rajinikanth, Indian actor

1981 – Yuvraj Singh, Indian cricketer

Death/ Death Anniversary

2005 – Ramanand Sagar, Indian director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1917)

1964 – Maithili Sharan Gupt, Indian poet and playwright (b. 1866)

2012 – Nityanand Swami, Indian lawyer and politician, 1st Chief Minister of Uttarakhand (b. 1927)

2015 – Sharad Anantrao Joshi, Indian farmer and politician (b. 1935)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History