BONSERNEWS.com – Many important events in this world happened on July 12th. Some of these events are recorded and some are not recorded. The part that is recorded then becomes world history to be remembered and used as a lesson.
Here are seven important events that occurred on July 12:
1. July 12, 1690
Battle of the Boyne – On July 12, 1690, the Battle of the Boyne was fought in Northern Ireland between the armies of King William III of England and the deposed King James II. This battle is one of the key moments in the history of Ireland and the English Civil War.
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2. July 12, 1812
United States takes Fort Mackinac – On July 12, 1812, during the War of 1812 between the United States and Great Britain, United States forces captured Fort Mackinac on Mackinac Island, Michigan. This conquest provided strategic control over Lake Superior and its surroundings.
3. July 12, 1932
Siam Movement 1932 – On July 12, 1932, the Siam Movement 1932 took place in the Kingdom of Siam (now Thailand). This movement was a military coup that overthrew the absolute government and established a new constitution, turning Siam into a constitutional state.
4. July 12, 1962
The Rolling Stones release their first single – On July 12, 1962, the Rolling Stones released their first single, “Come On”. This was the first step that started the Rolling Stones’ long and successful career as one of the world’s most famous rock bands.
5. July 12, 1979
Scotland establishes its own Parliament – On July 12, 1979, Scotland holds a referendum on establishing its own parliament. The results showed a majority in favor of establishing its own parliament in Scotland, which eventually led to the creation of a Scottish Parliament in 1999.
6. July 12, 2011