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What happened on May 12th?

What happened on May 12th?

On a day like today, On May 12, 1937, George VI, Queen Elizabeth II’s father was crowned King of England after his brother Edward VIII abdicated. King Edward’s coronation was scheduled for that day and it was decided to keep this date for the coronation of George VI and his wife Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon. The ceremony was held at Westminster Abbey in London, and although no cameras were allowed in, it was the first televised broadcast of a major event abroad. It was also the first coronation to be filmed and the first to be broadcast on radio.

Also on May 12th, but 2014, President of Diputación and PP of León, Isabel Carrasco, Shot dead on a bridge over the Beringa River in the capital, Lyon. Montserrat Gonzalez, the perpetrator of the murder, her daughter Triana Martinez and local police Raquel Gago were convicted of this crime.

Want to know more? Discover the astrological calendar for May 12 and see what happened, who was born and who died on a day like this day. Also, don’t miss what your horoscope and saints celebrate today.

What happened on May 12th?

1935: Spanish writer Pío Baroja enters the Royal Spanish Academy.

1982: Pope John Paul II was attacked unsuccessfully. Conservative Spanish priest Juan Fernandez Crone tries to assassinate him with a spear in Fatima (Portugal).

1987: The first double transplant in a hospital in Baltimore (USA): the heart of a living man is transplanted into a heart patient and the donor receives the lung and heart of a traffic accident victim.

ninety-five and ninety-five: Fernando Fernán Gómez, Spanish film actor and director, has been awarded the Prince of Asturias Prize for the Arts.

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2002: Former US President Jimmy Carter begins a visit to Cuba. He is the first US president to visit the island since the Cuban Revolution in 1959.

2008: An earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale killed more than 87,000 people in China’s Sichuan Province.

2017: A cyber attack puts computer systems in 150 countries at risk. Among other things, the British Health Service and the Russian banking system were affected.

2018: Hamburg relegated to the second tier of German football for the first time since the birth of the Bundesliga in 1963.

Who was born on May 12th?

1767: Manuel Godoy, Spanish Prime Minister.

1803: Liebig, German chemist, discoverer of chloroform. ´

1842: Luis Pellicer, Spanish cartoonist and illustrator.

1907: Katharine Hepburn, American actress.

1925: Luis Molony, Spanish football player and coach.

1988: Marcelo Vieira “Marcelo” is a nationalized Spanish-Brazilian footballer.

Who died on May 12th?

1921: Emilia Pardo Bazan, Spanish writer.

2001: Alexei Tupolev, Russian aircraft designer.

2009: Antonio Vega, Spanish singer and composer.

2013: Constantino Romero is a Spanish broadcaster.

2016: Fernando Mujica, Spanish journalist.

2018: Antonio Mercero, Spanish film and television director and screenwriter.

What is celebrated on May 12th?

Today, May 12, International Nurses Day.

Your horoscope for May 12th

Those born on May 12th belong to Taurus sign.

Santoral May 12

Today, May 12th, is celebrated San Nerio, Santo Domingo de la Calzada, San Pancracio and San Dionisio