July 12 in history: Moscow Peace Treaty, deadly Pune floods and more

From smoking being linked to lung cancer to paper bag manufacturing machine being patented, here's a look at what happened on this day in history.

1859

Paper bag manufacturing machine patented

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1862

Medal of Honour authorised by the US government

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1920

Moscow Peace Treaty

 

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1957

Smoking linked with lung cancer

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1961

Pune floods dislocate 100,000 families, kills 2000

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