June 12 in history

June 12 events chronologically

1381 Peasants' Revolt: in England, rebels arrive at Blackheath
1418 An insurrection delivers Paris to the Burgundians
1429 Hundred Years' War: Joan of Arc leads the French army in their capture of the city and the English commander, William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk in the second day of the Battle of Jargeau
1550 The city of Helsinki, Finland (belonging to Sweden at the time) is founded by King Gustav I of Sweden
1560 Battle of Okehazama: Oda Nobunaga defeats Imagawa Yoshimoto
1653 First Anglo-Dutch War: the Battle of the Gabbard begins and lasts until June 13
1665 England installs a municipal government in New York City (the former Dutch settlement of New Amsterdam)

Top 7 most famous people born on June 12

1897 Anthony Eden an English Conservative politician who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1955 to 1957. He was also Foreign Secretary for three periods between 1935 and 1955, including during World War He is best known for his outspoken opposition to appeasement in the 1930s; his diplomatic leadership in the 1940s and 1950s; and the failure of his Middle East policy in 1956 that ended his premiership
1908 Otto Skorzeny an Austrian SS-Standartenführer in the German Waffen-SS during World War After fighting on the Eastern Front, he was chosen as the field commander to carry out the rescue mission that freed the deposed Italian dictator Benito Mussolini from captivity. Skorzeny was also the leader of Operation Greif, in which German soldiers were to infiltrate through enemy lines, using their opponents' language, uniforms, and customs. At the end of the war, Skorzeny was involved with the Werwolf guerrilla movement and the ODESSA network where he would serve as Spanish coordinator
1924 George H. W. Bush an American retired politician who served as the 41st President of the United States. A Republican, he had previously served as the 43rd Vice President of the United States , a congressman, an ambassador, and Director of Central Intelligence. He is the oldest living former President and Vice President. He is also the last living former President who is a veteran of World War Bush is often referred to as "George W. Bush", "Bush 41", "Bush the Elder", Bush I, or "George Bush, Sr." to distinguish him from his son, former President George Bush. Prior to his son's fame, he was known simply as George Bush or President Bush
1929 Anne Frank a diarist and writer. She was one of the most discussed Jewish victims of the Holocaust. Her wartime diary The Diary of a Young Girl has been the basis for several plays and films. Born in the city of Frankfurt in Weimar Germany, she lived most of her life in or near Amsterdam, in the Netherlands. Born a German national, Frank lost her citizenship in 1941. She gained international fame posthumously after her diary was published. It documents her experiences hiding during the German occupation of the Netherlands in World War II
1971 Mark Henry an American powerlifter, Olympic weightlifter, strongman, and professional wrestler who is currently signed to WWE. He was a two-time Olympian in 1992 and 1996 and a Silver, Gold and Bronze Medalist at the Pan American Games in 1995. As a powerlifter, he was WDFPF World Champion and a two-time U.S. National Champion as well as an all-time raw world record holder in the squat and deadlift. Currently, he still holds the WDFPF world records in the squat, deadlift and total and the USAPL American record in the deadlift since 1995. He is credited for the biggest raw squat and raw powerlifting total ever performed by a drug tested athlete, regardless of weight class, as well as the greatest raw deadlift by an American citizen
1979 Diego Milito an Argentine footballer who plays as a striker for Argentine side Racing Club and also formerly played for the Argentine national team. A prolific and consistent centre-forward, Milito has averaged just over a goal every two appearances over the course of his 10-year professional career. He was pivotal in Inter's 2009–10 treble-winning season, contributing two goals in the 2010 UEFA Champions League Final
1981 Adriana Lima a Brazilian model and actress who is best known as a Victoria's Secret Angel since 2000, and as a spokesmodel for Maybelline cosmetics from 2003 to 2009. At the age of 15, Lima finished first in Ford's "Supermodel of Brazil" competition, and took second place the following year in the Ford "Supermodel of the World" competition before signing with Elite Model Management in New York City. In 2012, she came in 4th on the Forbes top-earning models list, estimated to have earned $7.3 million in one year. In 2013, she came in 3rd place and in 2014 she came in 2nd place with earnings of $8 million

Top 7 most famous people died on June 12

816 Pope Leo III Pope from 795 to his death in 816. Protected by Charlemagne from his enemies in Rome, he subsequently strengthened Charlemagne's position by crowning him Roman Emperor and Augustus of the Romans
1937 Mikhail Tukhachevsky a Marshal of the Soviet Union, commander in chief of the Red Army , and one of the most prominent victims of Joseph Stalin's Great Purge.
1983 Norma Shearer a Canadian-American actress. Shearer was one of the most popular actresses in North America from the mid-1920s through the 1930s. Her early films cast her as the girl-next-door, but for most of the Pre-Code film era , she played sexually liberated women in sophisticated contemporary comedies. Later she appeared in historical and period films
1994 Menachem Mendel Schneerson an Orthodox rabbi, and the last Lubavitcher Rebbe. He is considered one of the most influential Jewish leaders of the 20th century
2003 Gregory Peck an American actor. One of the world's most popular film stars from the 1940s to the 1960s, Peck continued to play major film roles until the late 1970s. His performance as Atticus Finch in the 1962 film To Kill a Mockingbird earned him the Academy Award for Best Actor. He had also been nominated for an Oscar for the same category for The Keys of the Kingdom , The Yearling , Gentleman's Agreement and Twelve O'Clock High. Other notable films he appeared in include Spellbound , The Paradine Case , Roman Holiday , Moby Dick , The Guns of Navarone , Cape Fear , How the West Was Won , The Omen and The Boys from Brazil
2006 György Ligeti a composer of contemporary classical music. He has been described as "one of the most important avant-garde composers in the latter half of the twentieth century" and "one of the most innovative and influential among progressive figures of his time"
2012 Elinor Ostrom an American political economist whose work was associated with the New Institutional Economics and the resurgence of political economy. In 2009, she shared the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences with Oliver Williamson for "her analysis of economic governance, especially the commons". To date, she remains the only woman to win The Prize in Economics