12 January: Swami Vivekananda's birthday became the guide of the youth with his loud voice.
Swami Vivekananda established the Ramakrishna Mission in 1897 to serve humanity and philanthropy. This mission was named after Vivekananda after his guru Ramakrishna Paramahamsa. A series of other important events recorded on the date of January 12 in the history of the world are as follows: -
1708: Shahu was made the Maratha ruler.
1757: British rulers captured Bandel of West Bengal from the Portuguese.
1863: Birth of Swami Vivekananda.
1931: Birth of the famous Urdu poet Ahmed Faraj of Pakistan.
1934: Suryasena, the revolutionary who fought for India's independence, was hanged by the British.
1976: Death of detective novels famous writer Agatha Christie.
1984: Announcement of Swami Vivekananda's birthday as National Youth Day.
1991: US Parliament approved military action against Iraq.
2008: Hundreds of shops damaged due to massive fire in Kolkata market.