January 12, 1928
Routh Snyder dies. Snyder was an American murderer who killed her husband and the first woman who was executed in the electric chair.
January 12, 1967
Dr. James Bedford si the first person to be cryonically preserved with the purpose of future resuscitation.
January 12, 1969
Led Zeppelin release their first album.
January 12, 1976
Agatha Cristie dies. She was a British crime writer best known for her 80 detective novels , especially those of Hercule Poirot and Jane Marple.
January 12, 2010
The Haiti earthquake. At least 230.000 people were killed and the majority of the capital Port – au – Prince was destroyed.