Events, Births, Deaths occured on July 12

Historical Events

2012 - Jagadish Shettar sworn in as Chief Minister of Karnataka.

Famous Births

1900 - Chhabi Biswas was born in Ahiritola, Kolkata, West Bengal. He was a famous Bengali character actor, primarily known for his performances in Tapan Sinha's Kabuliwala and Satyajit Ray's films Jalshaghar.

Famous Deaths

2012 - Dara Singh (Deedar Singh) died in Mumbai at the age of 83. He was a wrestler and actor. He acted in Punjabi and Hindi films and in television. He was the Rajya Sabha MP between 2003 and 2009. He was also president of the Jat Mahasabha.

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