November 12, 1970 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • 240 KPH cyclone hits East Pakistan (Bangladesh); 3-500,000 die
  • Cyclone Bhola makes landfall, deadliest tropical cyclone recorded kills up to 500,000 in East Pakistan (modern Bangladesh),
  • Scientists perform 1st artificial synthesis of a live cell
  • The Northern Ireland Housing Executive (NIHE) is formed; the NIHE gradually took over control of the building and allocation of public sector housing in Northern Ireland