Wikipedia:Selected anniversaries/December 12

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

This is a list of selected December 12 anniversaries that appears on the "On this day" section of the Main Page. To suggest a new item, in most cases you can be bold and edit this page. Please read the selected anniversaries guidelines before making your edit. However, if your addition might be controversial, or on a day that is or soon will be on the Main Page, please post your suggestion on the talk page instead.

Please note that the events listed on the Main Page are chosen based more on relative article quality and to maintain a mix of topics, not based solely on how important or significant their subjects are. Only 5–6 events are posted at a time and thus not everything that is "most important and significant" can be listed. In addition, an event is not generally posted this year if it is also the subject of the scheduled December 12, 2018 featured article or the December 12, 2018 featured picture.

To report an error when this appears on the Main Page, see Main Page errors. Please remember that this list defers to the supporting articles, so it is best to achieve consensus and make any necessary changes there first.

< December 11 December 13 >


Staging area

Images

Use only ONE image at a time

Ineligible

Blurb Reason
Independence Day in Kenya (1963) unreferenced section
1531 – According to traditional Catholic accounts, the image of the Blessed Virgin Mary miraculously appeared imprinted on Juan Diego's tilma. unreferenced section
1862American Civil War: The USS Cairo was sunk in the Yazoo River, the first armored ship sunk by a naval mine. refimprove section
1897Belo Horizonte, the first planned city of Brazil, was inaugurated as Cidade de Minas. refimprove section
1901Guglielmo Marconi received the first transatlantic radio signal, from Poldhu Wireless Station in Cornwall, England, to Signal Hill in St. John's, Newfoundland. refimprove section
1915 – President Yuan Shikai of the Republic of China reinstated the monarchy and declared himself Emperor. refimprove section
1918 – The Flag of Estonia was raised for the first time atop the Pikk Hermann in Tallinn. refimprove section
1937 – Japanese aircraft attacked and sank the USS Panay while it was anchored in the Yangtze. refimprove section

Eligible

December 12: Yule Lads begin arrival in Iceland

Jomo Kenyatta
Jomo Kenyatta

Edvard Munch (b. 1863) · Henrietta Swan Leavitt (d. 1921) · Yasujirō Ozu (b. 1903; d. 1963)

More anniversaries: