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12 June in History

  • June 12, 1897 CE – More than 1500 Killed by Earthquake in Assam, India

    Along the southern edge of the Himalayas, one of the world's most diverse geographical areas spreads out like a lush green carpet.  The natural beauty – raved about for generations by natives and visitors alike – fell victim to the worst Mother Nature has to offer on June 12, 1897.  Shortly after 5pm that evening, a thunderous rumbling was heard… Read More →