Historical Events In August - 12
Wednesday, 25 May 2022
1928 On this day in history 9th Olympic Games close in Amsterdam
1931 On this day in history yangtzee River floods after heavy rain crumbles dikes in China
1933 Cuban dictator Machado y Morales flees after military coup on this day in history.
1934 On August - 12 hendrik P Berlage, architect (Stock exchange Amsterdam), dies at 78
1935 Babe Ruth's final game at Fenway Park, 41,766 on hand on August - 12.
1936 On August - 12 120ø F (49ø C), Seymour, Texas (state record)
1936 On this day in history diver Marjorie Gestring is youngest Olympic gold medalist (13y 268d)
1936 120°F (49°C), Seymour, Texas (state record) on this day in history.
1938 On this day in history ludwig Borchardt, German egyptologist, dies at 74
1939 On this day in history the birth of George Hamilton, American film actor
1940 On this day in history luftwaffe bombs British radar stations, loses 31 aircrafts
1941 Sikorski-Stalin Polish-Russian agreement allows many Polish Jews to be freed for Siberian labor camp on this day in history.
1941 On August - 12 french Marshal Henri Petain gave full support to Nazi Germany
1941 On this day in history bobby Peel, cricketer (took 102 wickets for England), dies
1942 On August - 12 hMS CAIRO (AA), SUNK, Central Mediterranean, north of Bizerta, Tunisia by 1 torpedo from Italian submarine 'Axum'.
1942 On August - 12 british premier Churchill arrives in Moscow, meets Stalin
1943 Alleged date of the first Philadelphia Experiment test on United States Navy ship USS Eldridge on this day in history.
1943 On August - 12 georges Martin Witkowski, composer, dies at 76
1944 Churchill & Tito meet in Naples on August - 12.
1945 On August - 12 stalin invites General Eisenhower to the National Sports Parade in Red Square, Moscow.
1948 Cleveland Indians get 29 hits in a 9 inning game on August - 12.
1949 On August - 12 16th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Philadelphia 38, All-Stars 0 (93,780)
1950 On this day in history nY Giants (NFL) beat Ottawa Roughriders (CFL) 20-6 in Ottawa
1951 On this day in history babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA World Golf Championship
1952 Hussain ibn Talal proclaimed King of Jordan on August - 12.
1953 Ann Davidson, first woman to sail solo across Atlantic, arrives Miami on August - 12.
1953 On August - 12 in Greece, Kefallinia (Cephalonia) a 7.1 quake killed 455, over 27,000 houses destroyed on Ithaki (Ithaca), Kefallinia (Cephalonia) and Zakinthos (Zante)
1953 On August - 12 soviet Union conducts secret test of its first hydrogen bomb
1953 On this day in history ann Davidson, 1st woman to sail solo across Atlantic, arrives Miami
1954 On August - 12 senator Eddie Yost draws his 100th walk for 5th year in a row
1955 On this day in history pres Eisenhower raises minimum wage from $0.75 to $1 an hour
1955 On this day in history 22nd NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 30, Cleveland 27 (75,000)
1955 On August - 12 thomas Mann, German writer (Dr Faustus, Nobel 1929), dies at 80
1956 On this day in history william Shatner marries Gloria Rand