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Historical Event on 2/12/2000

17 persons, including 12 police personnel, die as naxalites strike terror during the first phase of polling for the Bihar Assembly.

Other Historical Dates and Events
2/25/1938Farokh Manekshaw Engineer, great Indian cricket wicket-keeper (1961-75), was born in Bombay.
1/16/1938Sarat Chandra Chatterji, famous Bengali novelist and writer, passed away.
5/7/1993Jankiraman panel's final report finds that an additional aggregate of Rs. 12,85,549 crore was transacted in banks without any documentation; it indicts 12 more banks for involving in the scam.
8/3/1890Sriprakash, freedom fighter, prolific writer and member of the AICC, was born at Varanasi.
10/21/1916Dinkarrai Dhirajlal Desai, cricket Test Umpire for 3 tests from 1955-57, was born in Gujarat.
9/21/1862Venkat Apparao Gurjad, famous Telegu poet, playwright, story writer, critic and social reformer, was born.
11/29/1953Bahuriya Ramswarup Devi, better known as Laxmibai of Bihar, passed away. She will be always remembered for Chapra District Revolt, whereby she tied seven British men and threw them in Narayani River.
12/20/1850Atma Dev, social reformer and religious leader, was born.
11/11/1958Inauguration of 'Indian', first one in Indian Explosive Ltd's factory at Gomia.
11/10/1698East India Company purchased Calcutta, which had not more than a village at that time.