November 12 in History
1912November 12, 1912:
Jose Canalejas, the Prime Minister of Spain is assassinated by Manuel Pardiñas, an anarchist.
1930November 12, 1930:
The British government-organized first Roundtable Conference opens in London to contemplate India’s future constitution.
1931November 12, 1931:
The Abbey Road Studios, which would become home to most of the Beatles’ albums, opens in London.
1954November 12, 1954:
Ellis Island, which was opened in 1892 to process immigrants entering the United States, officially closes.
1955November 12, 1955:
Jockey Eddie Arcaro is inducted into the Racing Hall of Fame.
1971November 12, 1971:
The Arches National Park is established in Utah.
1980November 12, 1980:
The Voyager 1, a space probe launched by the United States reaches Saturn.
1989November 12, 1989:
“Grand Hotel”, a musical by George Forrest opens at the Martin Beck Theatre on Broadway, New York City.
1990November 12, 1990:
Akihito is enthroned as the Emperor of Japan.
2011November 12, 2011:
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi resigns in the midst of the euro-zone debt crisis.