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Historical Events In August - 12

Sunday, 21 April 2019

1956  On August - 12 canadain actor William Shatner (Star Trek) marries Gloria Brink  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1959  On this day in history the first ship firing of a Polaris missile, Observation Island  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1959  On August - 12 1st ship firing of a Polaris missile, Observation Island  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  Echo 1, first communications satellite, is launched on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  On August - 12 uSAF Major Robert M White takes X-15 to 41,600 m  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  Russia launches Vostok 4, Pavel Popovich, who lands safely Aug 15 on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  On this day in history tim D.was born this day in Calgary  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  On August - 12 race riot in Elizabeth NJ  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  Ian L Fleming, British journalist/writer (James Bond), dies at 56 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1965  Race riot in West Side of Chicago on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1968  On this day in history pieter J Auld, mayor of Rotterdam (1945-52), dies at 81  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  A three day street battle started in Londonderry, Northern Ireland on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  On August - 12 echo, the worlds first communications satellite, launched by the US  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  On this day in history dick Ryan, actor (For Heaven's Sake), dies after long illness at 72  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  Last American combat ground troops leave Vietnam on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  John Clay, cricketer (Glamorgan offie in only Test 1935), dies on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  Yankees Mickey Mantle & Whitey Ford become first teammates elected to hall of fame on the same day on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  On August - 12 first approach and landing test (ALT) of orbiter Enterprise  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  On this day in history thomas Edward Driberg, 1st baron Bradwell, journalist, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  On this day in history high Energy Astronomy Observatory 1 launched into Earth orbit  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  Space shuttle Enterprise makes first atmospheric flight on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  On August - 12 arron Marshall completes a record shower of 336 hours  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  IBM introduces the PC and PC-DOS version 1.0 on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  On August - 12 helvi Lemmikke Leiviska, composer, dies at 80  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  On August - 12 henry Gifford Vivian, cricketer (7 Tests for NZ, 17 wkts), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  On August - 12 japanese Boeing 747 crashes, 520 die (worst in-flight toll)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  On August - 12 marcel Mihalovici, composer, dies at 86  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  On August - 12 movie "Last Temptation of Christ" is released  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  Nelson Mandela is treated for tuberculosis at the hospital on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  On this day in history richard Thornburgh becomes US Attorney General  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  Jean-Michel Basquiat, US musician/graffiti painter (Gray, SAMO), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  12th annual Macy's Tap-o-mania on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  Iraq President Saddam Hussein says he is ready to resolve the Gulf crisis if Israel withdraws from occupied territories on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  Dorothy Mackaill, actress (Love Affair), dies of kidney failure at 87 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 August - 12.  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 this day in history birth of tokugawa Iemitsu, Japanese shogun (d. 1651)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1620  Pieter Cuypers, S Neth lawyer was born on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1626  On this day in history 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  Georg Christoph Leuttner, composer was born on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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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  Louis II, king of Italy/emperor of France, dies at about 50 on August - 12.  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  On August - 12 francisco de Vitoria, Spanish theology/lawyer, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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