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Today in History – 12 February

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Kublai Khan, the conqueror of Asia, dies at the age of 80.


Lady Jane Grey, the Queen of England for thirteen days, is beheaded on Tower Hill. She was barely 17 years old.


China becomes a republic following the overthrow of the Manchu dynasty.


Mahatma Gandhi announce the withdrawal of non-cooperation movement.


Bardoli Satyagrah (Gujarat) was led by Vallabhbhai Patel against the Bombay government’s decision to hike the revenue on cotton by 22 percent while its prices declined Internationally. Ultimately the government quashed the hike.


14 killed in Calcutta riots; Muslim leader Jinnah threatens civil war.


The Berlin Wall is taken down February 12. Germany is reunited over the next year. Warsaw Pact dissolved.