What Happened On 12th January 2010 In History
January 12th (2010) was a Tuesday. It's the 11th day of the year (12th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 354 days left to the end of the year.
Historical Events for 12th January, 2010
- » The 2010 Haiti earthquake occurs killing an estimated 316,000 and destroying the majority of the capital Port-au-Prince.
January 12th Famous Deaths for 2010
- » Daniel Bensaïd, French philosopher (b. 1946)
- » Hasib Sabbagh, Palestinian businessman and philanthropist, co-founded Consolidated Contractors Company (b. 1920)
January 12th Holidays in History
- » Christian Feast Day:
- » Ailred of Rievaulx
- » Benedict Biscop
- » Saint Tatiana known as Tatiana
- » January 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- » Earliest day on which Lee-Jackson Day can fall while January 18 is the latest, celebrated on the Friday before Martin Luther King Day. (Commonwealth of Virginia)
- » Public holidays in Turkmenistan e.g Memorial Day (Turkmenistan)
- » National Youth Day (India)