On this day:

On 12th February 2019, the country known as the Republic of Macedonia renamed itself the Republic of North Macedonia in accordance with the Prespa agreement, settling a long-standing naming dispute with Greece.

Born on this day:

Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809. He was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th president of the United States.

Gone on this day:

Immanuel Kant was a famous Prussian philosopher who died on February 12th,1804. He spent his life researching, lecturing and writing on philosophy. His most famous work was the “Critique of Pure Reason”.