12 March – This Day in History

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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

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