First Presidential Radio Address ( 1924 ) Calvin Coolidge became the first U.S. president to deliver an address by radio. This was the first day that radio programming had included commercials.
12th February ( 1993 ) : Two 10-year-old boys lured 2-year-old James Bulger from his mother at a shopping mall in Liverpool, England, then beat him to death
Transatlantic Jet Service
12th February ( 1958 ) :The first Trans Atlantic passenger jetliner service begins by BOAC with flights between London and New York on the new Comet Jet Airliner.
Last Emperor of China 12th February ( 1916 ) Hsian-T'ung, the last emperor of China, is forced to abdicate following Sun Yat-sen's republican revolution, ending 267 years of Manchu rule in China and 2,000 years of imperial rule. 1912