1666 - Shivaji appeared in court of Aurangjeb and was arrested
1915 Rash Behari Bose left India in a Japanese steamer
2014 - Last phase of polling for 16th Lok Sabha Elections. Counting on 16 May 2014.
Exit Polls indicate that NDA will get 272+ seats.
1895 - Jiddu Krishna Murti,
1930 - Admiral R.H. Tahiliyani, former Navy Chief of India
1952 - Rangarajan Kumara Mangalam
12 May - History and Importance of The Day