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|November 12th, 2006||Event||The former Soviet republic of South Ossetia holds a referendum on independence from Georgia.|
|November 12th, 2003||Event||Iraq war: In Nasiriya, Iraq, at least 23 people, among them the first Italian casualties of the 2003 Iraq war are killed in a suicide bomb attack on an Italian police base.|
|November 12th, 2003||Event||With 501 km/h (311 mph) Shanghai Transrapid sets up a new world record for commercial railway systems.|
|November 12th, 2001||Event||In New York City, American Airlines Flight 587, an Airbus A300 on its way to the Dominican Republic, crashes minutes after takeoff from John F. Kennedy International Airport, killing all 260 on board and five on the ground.|
|November 12th, 2001||Event||2001 Attack on Afghanistan: Taliban forces abandon Kabul, Afghanistan, ahead of advancing Afghan Northern Alliance troops.|
|November 12th, 1999||Event||The Duzce earthquake strikes Turkey with a magnitude of 7.2 on the Richter scale.|
|November 12th, 1998||Event||Then Vice President of the United States Al Gore symbolically signs the Kyoto Protocol.|
|November 12th, 1998||Event||Daimler-Benz completes a merger with Chrysler to form Daimler-Chrysler.|
|November 12th, 1997||Event||Ramzi Yousef is found guilty of masterminding the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.|
|November 12th, 1996||Event||A Saudi Arabian Airlines Boeing 747 and a Kazakh Ilyushin Il-76 cargo plane collide in mid-air near New Delhi, killing 349.|
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