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Historical Events In August - 12

Wednesday, 19 June 2019

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

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

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

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

1960  USAF Major Robert M White takes X-15 to 41,600 m on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  Russia launches Vostok 4, Pavel Popovich, who lands safely Aug 15 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  On August - 12 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  On this day in history ian L Fleming, British journalist/writer (James Bond), dies at 56  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1965  On this day in history race riot in West Side of Chicago  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1968  On August - 12 pieter J Auld, mayor of Rotterdam (1945-52), dies at 81  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  On August - 12 a three day street battle started in Londonderry, Northern Ireland  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1969  Dick Ryan, actor (For Heaven's Sake), dies after long illness at 72 on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1976  On this day in history first approach and landing test (ALT) of orbiter Enterprise  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  On August - 12 thomas Edward Driberg, 1st baron Bradwell, journalist, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  On August - 12 high Energy Astronomy Observatory 1 launched into Earth orbit  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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

1983  On this day in history 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  Marcel Mihalovici, composer, dies at 86 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1988  On August - 12 richard Thornburgh becomes US Attorney General  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1990  On this day in history 12th annual Macy's Tap-o-mania  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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Famous Birthdays In August - 12

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

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

1629  Tsar Alexei I of Russia (d. 1676) was born on August - 12.  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  Death of Cleopatra VII Thea Philopator (b. 69 BC) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0875  On August - 12 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  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  On this day in history francisco de Vitoria, Spanish theology/lawyer, dies  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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