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Historical Events In August - 12

Wednesday, 19 June 2019

1991  On August - 12 creditors vote to support Greyhound Bus reorganization plan  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  Irene Campbell, British actress/dancer (Wicker Man, St Justice), dies on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  On August - 12 beverley Brooks, dies of a stroke at 63  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  On August - 12 jerome Thor, actor (Riot in Juvenile Prison), dies of cardiac at 69  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  On this day in history gene Cherico, bassist, dies at 59  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1995  Frank Cvitanovich, film maker, dies at 68 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1996  Anthony Derrick Parsons, diplomat, dies at 73 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1997  The birth of Erwin Schrodinger, Physicist on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1997  Luther Allison, blues performer (Motown), dies of cancer at 57 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2005  On this day in history mars Reconnaissance Orbiter launched.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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2007  Tiger Woods wins PGA Championship, his 13th career major on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2012  The 2012 Summer Olympics closing ceremony completes the games on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2013  8 people are killed and 25 are injured in a suicide bomb attack in Balad, Iraq on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2014  Ebola outbreak death toll exceeds 1000 on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  Usain Bolt injures himself in his very last race - mens 4x100m relay, Jamaica misses gold at world championships on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  On August - 12 "Unite the Right" march in Charlottesville, Virginia turns violent when car rams protesters killing 1, injuring 19  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  On this day in history uS President Donald Trump at a press conference at Trump Tower says “there is blame on both sides” about Charlottesville violence, provoking widespread condemnation  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  On this day in history an American clean sweep of the 3m diving medals via Marjorie Gestring, Katherine Rawls and Dorothy Poynton-Hill at the Berlin Olympics  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  NASA launches the Parker Space Probe, its first mission to the Sun and its outermost atmosphere, the corona on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  US man steals a plane from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, flies for an hour chased by military jets before crashing on Ketron Island on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  On August - 12 100th PGA Championship, Bellerive CC: Brooks Koepka becomes only the 5th player to win 2 major titles in a calendar year (US Open 2018) when he beats Tiger Woods by 2 strokes  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  On August - 12 more than 200 Afghan soldiers reported killed after 3 days of attacks by taliban insurgents over multiple fronts including Ghazni city  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  Mali's Presidential run-off election held, eventually won by current President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita with opposition disputing outcome on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  On August - 12 the five littoral states - Russia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Iran and Turkmenistan - sign the Convention on the legal status of the Caspian Sea, ending the 20-year long dispute over the Caspian Sea's legal status.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  NASA launches the unmanned Parker Solar Probe to study the Sun at close range and the solar wind on August - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1503  On August - 12 birth of christian III, king of Denmark/Norway (1534-59)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1566  On this day in history birth of isabella CE, infante of Spain/governess of the Netherlands  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 this day in history birth of pieter Cuypers, S Neth lawyer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1626  Giovanni Legrenzi, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1629  On this day in history birth of tsar Alexei I of Russia (d. 1676)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1644  Georg Christoph Leuttner, composer was born on this day in history.  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 August - 12.  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  On this day in history philip VI, king of France, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1424  Death of Yongle, Emperor of China (b. 1360) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1484  Sixtus IV, [Francesco della Rovere], Pope (1471-84), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1546  Francisco de Vitoria, Spanish theology/lawyer, dies on this day in history.  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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