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This Day in History on 12th March

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 12th March. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days:

National Day of Mauritius

Important Events:

  • 1930 – Mahatma Gandhi begins the Salt March, a 200-mile march to the sea to protest the British monopoly on salt in India

Birthday / Anniversary:

  • 1913 – Yashwantrao Chavan, Indian politician, 5th Deputy Prime Minister of India (d. 1984)
  • 1917 – Googie Withers, Indian-Australian actress (d. 2011)
  • 1954 – Anish Kapoor, Indian-English sculptor

Death / Death Anniversary:

  • 1960 – Kshitimohan Sen, Indian historian, author, and academic (b. 1880)
  • 2013 – Ganesh Pyne, Indian painter and illustrator (b. 1937)
  • 1980 – VasantAchrekar, Tabla Player

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History

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