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Historical Events In August - 12

Wednesday, 19 June 2019

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

1931  Yangtzee River floods after heavy rain crumbles dikes in China on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1933  Cuban dictator Machado y Morales flees after military coup on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1934  On August - 12 hendrik P Berlage, architect (Stock exchange Amsterdam), dies at 78  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  On August - 12 120ø F (49ø C), Seymour, Texas (state record)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1936  Diver Marjorie Gestring is youngest Olympic gold medalist (13y 268d) on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1939  The birth of George Hamilton, American film actor on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1941  On August - 12 french Marshal Henri Petain gave full support to Nazi Germany  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1942  On this day in history hMS CAIRO (AA), SUNK, Central Mediterranean, north of Bizerta, Tunisia by 1 torpedo from Italian submarine 'Axum'.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1943  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  On this day in history churchill & Tito meet in Naples  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  On this day in history stalin invites General Eisenhower to the National Sports Parade in Red Square, Moscow.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  Cleveland Indians get 29 hits in a 9 inning game on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1949  16th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Philadelphia 38, All-Stars 0 (93,780) on this day in history.  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  On this day in history ann Davidson, first woman to sail solo across Atlantic, arrives Miami  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1953  On this day in history in Greece, Kefallinia (Cephalonia) a 7.1 quake killed 455, over 27,000 houses destroyed on Ithaki (Ithaca), Kefallinia (Cephalonia) and Zakinthos (Zante)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1953  On this day in history soviet Union conducts secret test of its first hydrogen bomb  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1953  On this day in history 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  On August - 12 pres Eisenhower raises minimum wage from $0.75 to $1 an hour  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1956  William Shatner marries Gloria Rand on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1503  Christian III, king of Denmark/Norway (1534-59) was born on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1566  Isabella CE, infante of Spain/governess of the Netherlands was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1592  Willem earl of Nassau-Siegen, Dutch gov (Fort Emmerik/Heusden) was born on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1604  On August - 12 birth of tokugawa Iemitsu, Japanese shogun (d. 1651)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1626  Giovanni Legrenzi, composer was born on August - 12.  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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Famous Deaths In August - 12

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0030  On this day in history 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  On August - 12 anselmus van Havelberg, Brandenburg bshp of Havelberg (1129-55), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1424  Death of Yongle, Emperor of China (b. 1360) on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1577  On August - 12 death of thomas Smith, English diplomat and scholar (b. 1513)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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