Today in History - July 12

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Tuesday, Jul 12 2011 by

1962 – The Rolling Stones perform their first ever concert, at the Marquee Club in London.

Marquee Club (former) (StreetView)
Marquee Club (former)

1961 – Pune floods due to failure of the Khadakwasla and Panshet dams. Half of Pune is submerged, more than 100,000 families need to be relocated and the death tally exceeds 2,000.

Khadakwasla Dam (Google Maps)
Khadakwasla Dam
Panshet Dam (Google Maps)
Panshet Dam