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Historical Events In August - 12

Sunday, 21 April 2019

1928  On this day in history 9th Olympic Games close in Amsterdam  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1931  On August - 12 yangtzee River floods after heavy rain crumbles dikes in China  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1933  On this day in history cuban dictator Machado y Morales flees after military coup  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1934  Hendrik P Berlage, architect (Stock exchange Amsterdam), dies at 78 on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1935  Babe Ruth's final game at Fenway Park, 41,766 on hand on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1936  120ø F (49ø C), Seymour, Texas (state record) on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1936  Diver Marjorie Gestring is youngest Olympic gold medalist (13y 268d) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1936  120F (49C), Seymour, Texas (state record) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1938  Ludwig Borchardt, German egyptologist, dies at 74 on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1939  On August - 12 the birth of George Hamilton, American film actor  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1940  On August - 12 luftwaffe bombs British radar stations, loses 31 aircrafts  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  On August - 12 sikorski-Stalin Polish-Russian agreement allows many Polish Jews to be freed for Siberian labor camp.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  On this day in history french Marshal Henri Petain gave full support to Nazi Germany  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  Bobby Peel, cricketer (took 102 wickets for England), dies on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  HMS CAIRO (AA), SUNK, Central Mediterranean, north of Bizerta, Tunisia by 1 torpedo from Italian submarine 'Axum' on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  British premier Churchill arrives in Moscow, meets Stalin on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1943  On August - 12 alleged date of the first Philadelphia Experiment test on United States Navy ship USS Eldridge.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1943  Georges Martin Witkowski, composer, dies at 76 on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  On August - 12 churchill & Tito meet in Naples  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  On August - 12 stalin invites General Eisenhower to the National Sports Parade in Red Square, Moscow.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  On this day in history cleveland Indians get 29 hits in a 9 inning game  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1949  On this day in history 16th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Philadelphia 38, All-Stars 0 (93,780)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  NY Giants (NFL) beat Ottawa Roughriders (CFL) 20-6 in Ottawa on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1951  On this day in history babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA World Golf Championship  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1952  On this day in history hussain ibn Talal proclaimed King of Jordan  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1953  Ann Davidson, first woman to sail solo across Atlantic, arrives Miami on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1953  In Greece, Kefallinia (Cephalonia) a 7.1 quake killed 455, over 27,000 houses destroyed on Ithaki (Ithaca), Kefallinia (Cephalonia) and Zakinthos (Zante) on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1953  On August - 12 soviet Union conducts secret test of its first hydrogen bomb  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1953  On August - 12 ann Davidson, 1st woman to sail solo across Atlantic, arrives Miami  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1954  Senator Eddie Yost draws his 100th walk for 5th year in a row on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  Pres Eisenhower raises minimum wage from $0.75 to $1 an hour on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  On August - 12 22nd NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 30, Cleveland 27 (75,000)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  Thomas Mann, German writer (Dr Faustus, Nobel 1929), dies at 80 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  William Shatner marries Gloria Rand on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1503  On this day in history birth of christian III, king of Denmark/Norway (1534-59)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1566  Isabella CE, infante of Spain/governess of the Netherlands was born on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1592  On August - 12 birth of willem earl of Nassau-Siegen, Dutch gov (Fort Emmerik/Heusden)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1604  Tokugawa Iemitsu, Japanese shogun (d. 1651) was born on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1620  On August - 12 birth of pieter Cuypers, S Neth lawyer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1626  On August - 12 birth of giovanni Legrenzi, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1629  On August - 12 birth of tsar Alexei I of Russia (d. 1676)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1644  On this day in history birth of georg Christoph Leuttner, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0030  On August - 12 death of cleopatra VII Thea Philopator (b. 69 BC)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0875  On this day in history louis II, king of Italy/emperor of France, dies at about 50  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1158  Anselmus van Havelberg, Brandenburg bshp of Havelberg (1129-55), dies on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1350  Philip VI, king of France, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1424  On August - 12 death of yongle, Emperor of China (b. 1360)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1484  Sixtus IV, [Francesco della Rovere], Pope (1471-84), dies on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1546  Francisco de Vitoria, Spanish theology/lawyer, dies on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1577  Death of Thomas Smith, English diplomat and scholar (b. 1513) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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