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  • China
    Monday Jan 1, 1912

    Xinhai Revolution

    The First day of The First Year of The ROC.

    China
    Monday Jan 1, 1912

    1 January 1912, was set as the first day of the First Year of the ROC.




  • China
    Wednesday Jan 3, 1912

    Xinhai Revolution

    The Provisional Vice President

    China
    Wednesday Jan 3, 1912

    On 3 January, the representatives recommended Li Yuanhong as the provisional vice president.




  • Yili, Xinjiang, China
    Sunday Jan 7, 1912

    Xinhai Revolution

    Yili Uprising

    Yili, Xinjiang, China
    Sunday Jan 7, 1912

    On 7 January 1912, the Yili Uprising with Feng Temin began. Qing governor Yuan Dahua fled and handed over his resignation to Yang Zengxin, because he could not handle fighting the revolutionaries.




  • Yili, Xinjiang, China
    Monday Jan 8, 1912

    Xinhai Revolution

    The New Yili Government For The Revolutionaries

    Yili, Xinjiang, China
    Monday Jan 8, 1912

    In the morning of 8 January, a new Yili government was established for the revolutionaries, but the revolutionaries would be defeated at Jinghe in January and February.




  • Beijing, China
    Tuesday Jan 16, 1912

    Xinhai Revolution

    Donghuamen Incident

    Beijing, China
    Tuesday Jan 16, 1912

    On 16 January, while returning to his residence, Yuan Shikai was ambushed in a bomb attack organized by the Tongmenghui in Donghuamen, Beijing. A total of eighteen revolutionaries were involved. About ten of the guards died, but Yuan himself was not seriously injured. He sent a message to the revolutionaries the next day pledging his loyalty and asking them not to organize any more assassination attempts against him.




  • China
    Saturday Jan 20, 1912

    Xinhai Revolution

    Wu Tingfang Officially Delivered The Imperial Edict of Abdication To Yuan Shikai For The Abdication of Puy

    China
    Saturday Jan 20, 1912

    Zhang Jian drafted an abdication proposal that was approved by the Provisional Senate. On 20 January, Wu Tingfang of the Nanking Provisional government officially delivered the imperial edict of abdication to Yuan Shikai for the abdication of Puyi.




  • China
    Monday Jan 22, 1912

    Xinhai Revolution

    Sun Yat-sen announcement about His Resignation's Condition

    China
    Monday Jan 22, 1912

    On 22 January, Sun Yat-sen announced that he would resign the presidency in favor of Yuan Shikai if the latter supported the emperor's abdication. Yuan then pressured Empress Dowager Longyu with the threat that the lives of the imperial family would not be spared if abdication did not come before the revolutionaries reached Beijing, but if they agreed to abdicate, the provisional government would honor the terms proposed by the imperial family.


  • China
    Saturday Feb 3, 1912

    Xinhai Revolution

    Giving Yuan Full Permission To Negotiate The abdication Terms of The Qing Emperor

    China
    Saturday Feb 3, 1912

    On 3 February, Empress Dowager Longyu gave Yuan full permission to negotiate the abdication terms of the Qing emperor. Yuan then drew up his own version and forwarded it to the revolutionaries on 3 February.


  • Paris, France
    Sunday Feb 4, 1912

    Eiffel Tower

    Franz Reichelt died after jumping from the first level of the tower

    Paris, France
    Sunday Feb 4, 1912

    Just two years later, on 4 February 1912, Austrian tailor Franz Reichelt died after jumping from the first level of the tower (a height of 57 metres) to demonstrate his parachute design.


  • China
    Monday Feb 12, 1912

    Xinhai Revolution

    Puyi and Empress Dowager Longyu Accepted Yuan's Terms of Abdication

    China
    Monday Feb 12, 1912

    On 12 February 1912, after being pressured by Yuan and other ministers, Puyi (age six) and Empress Dowager Longyu accepted Yuan's terms of abdication.


  • Beijing, China
    Friday Mar 8, 1912

    Xinhai Revolution

    Yuan Was Inaugurated as The Provisional President of The Republic of China

    Beijing, China
    Friday Mar 8, 1912

    On 10 March, Yuan was inaugurated in Beijing as the provisional president of the Republic of China.


  • Nanjing, Jiangsu, China
    Friday Apr 5, 1912

    Xinhai Revolution

    Making Beijing The Capital of The Republic

    Nanjing, Jiangsu, China
    Friday Apr 5, 1912

    On 5 April, the Provisional Senate in Nanjing voted to make Beijing the capital of the Republic and convened in Beijing at the end of the month.


  • New york, U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 17, 1912

    Titanic

    The Plan

    New york, U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 17, 1912

    Titanic was planned to arrive at New York on the morning of 17 April.


  • Dayton, Ohio, U.S.
    Thursday May 30, 1912

    The Wright brothers

    Wilbur's Death

    Dayton, Ohio, U.S.
    Thursday May 30, 1912

    Wilbur died, at age 45, at the Wright family home on May 30.


  • London, England
    Sunday Jun 23, 1912

    The Imitation game: Alan Turing

    Birth

    London, England
    Sunday Jun 23, 1912

    Turing was born in Maida Vale, London, while his father, Julius Mathison Turing (1873 – 1947), was on leave from his position with the Indian Civil Service (ICS) at Chatrapur, then in the Madras Presidency and presently in Odisha state, in India. Turing's father was the son of a clergyman, the Rev. John Robert Turing, from a Scottish family of merchants that had been based in the Netherlands and included a baronet. Turing's mother, Julius' wife, was Ethel Sara Turing (née Stoney 1881–1976), daughter of Edward Waller Stoney, chief engineer of the Madras Railways. The Stoneys were a Protestant Anglo-Irish gentry family from both County Tipperary and County Longford, while Ethel herself had spent much of her childhood in County Clare.


  • London, England
    Sunday Jun 23, 1912

    Alan Turing

    Born

    London, England
    Sunday Jun 23, 1912

    Alan Turing was born on 23 June 1912, in Maida Vale, London, England.


  • U.S.
    Thursday Jul 4, 1912

    Flag of the United States

    48 Stars flag

    U.S.
    Thursday Jul 4, 1912

    The flag was changed to have 48 stars. (for New Mexico, Arizona)


  • Tokyo, Japan
    Tuesday Jul 30, 1912

    Hirohito

    Hirohito became The Heir Apparent

    Tokyo, Japan
    Tuesday Jul 30, 1912

    When his grandfather, Emperor Meiji, died on 30 July 1912, Hirohito's father, Yoshihito, assumed the throne, and Hirohito became the heir apparent. At the same time, he was formally commissioned in both the army and navy as a second lieutenant and ensign, respectively, and was also decorated with the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Chrysanthemum.


  • Beijing, China
    Sunday Aug 25, 1912

    Xinhai Revolution

    Forming The Kuomintang

    Beijing, China
    Sunday Aug 25, 1912

    The Kuomintang was formed on 25 August 1912. The KMT held the majority of seats after the election. Song Jiaoren was elected as premier.


  • Mexico City, Mexico
    Sunday Sep 22, 1912

    Mexican Revolution

    Founding The anarcho-Syndicalist Casa del Obrero Mundial Founded

    Mexico City, Mexico
    Sunday Sep 22, 1912

    The anarcho-syndicalist Casa del Obrero Mundial (House of the World Worker) was founded in September 1912 by Antonio Díaz Soto y Gama, Manuel Sarabia, and Lázaro Gutiérrez de Lara and served as a center of agitation and propaganda, but it was not a formal labor union.


  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
    Monday Oct 14, 1912

    Theodore Roosevelt

    Assassination Attempt

    Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
    Monday Oct 14, 1912

    On October 14, 1912, while campaigning in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Roosevelt was shot by a saloonkeeper named John Flammang Schrank. The bullet lodged in his chest after penetrating his steel eyeglass case and passing through a thick (50 pages) single-folded copy of the speech titled "Progressive Cause Greater Than Any Individual", which he was carrying in his jacket.


  • New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
    Tuesday Dec 31, 1912

    Louis Armstrong

    Arrested

    New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
    Tuesday Dec 31, 1912

    Borrowing his stepfather's gun without permission, he fired a blank into the air and was arrested on December 31, 1912. He spent the night at New Orleans Juvenile Court, then was sentenced the next day to detention at the Colored Waif's Home.


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