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Historical Events In December - 12

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1983  A truck bomb explodes at the US Embassy in Kuwait on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  On this day in history 248 US soldiers & 8 crew members die in Arrow Air charter crash in Newfoundland  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  On this day in history anne Baxter, actress (Myra-Marcus Welby, Victoria-Hotel), dies at 62  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  Microlite aircraft circles world non-stop on December - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  On this day in history louis de Meester, composer, dies at 83  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  On this day in history nYC Subway system adds new stations (the Z line)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  On this day in history sandra Miller of Queens sues Mike Tyson for sexual harassment  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  John Canning, NY Post managing editor, dies at 56 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  First revenue train runs through the CP Rail 9.1 mile Mount MacDonald Tunnel. This is the longest rail tunnel in the Americas on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  On this day in history uS ambassador to Kuwait, Nathaniel Howell leaves Kuwait  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1991  On December - 12 actor Richard Gere marries super model Cindy Crawford  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  On this day in history orion Pictures filed Chapter 11 for bankruptcy protection  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  Salman Rushdie faces new death threats, after a paperback edition of 'The Satanic Verses' is published on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  On December - 12 eleanor Boardman, actor (Crowd), dies in at 93  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  On this day in history bernard CJ Lievegoed, Dutch anthroposopher (Free College), dies at 87  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  Flores earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia killing 2,500 people on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  Ultra-Nationalists make strong gains in Russian elections dec13 on December - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  Gerard "Ge" Nabrink, Dutch anarchist/NVSH-founder, dies at 90 on December - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  On December - 12 antoine Pinay, French PM (1952)/foreign minister, dies at 102  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1995  Andrew Olle, broadcaster, dies at 48 on December - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2005  Scientists announced that they had created mice with small amounts of human brain cells in an effort to make realistic models of neurological disorders on December - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2006  On December - 12 peugeot produce their last car at the Ryton Plant signalling the end of mass car production in a city that was once a major centre of the British motor industry; Coventry.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2007  Election by the Swiss Parliament of Switzerland's highest executive authority, the Swiss Federal Council (7 members). All the sitting members are confirmed, except Christoph Blocher, who in an upset is replaced by Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf. This is only the sixth time in Swiss history a sitting member is not reconfirmed on December - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2014  On this day in history uN climate change talks in Peru continue past scheduled time as negotiations continue to stall  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  Australian shopping mall firm Westfield is bought by French property company Unibail-Rodamco for $15.7 billion on December - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  Democrat Doug Jones defeats Republican Roy Moore for Alabama Senate seat in upset win marked by allegations of sexual misconduct against Moore on December - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  Michael Cohen, former lawyer for US President Donald Trump sentenced to three years in prison for campaign-finance violations and tax fraud on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  On December - 12 china built 88 out of world's 143 skyscrapers in 2018 more than any country ever (buildings over 200 meters/656 ft)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  On this day in history american Media Inc. publisher of "National Enquirer" admits paying hush money to mistresses of US President Donald Trump  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  On this day in history seven mass graves in former Islamic State area discovered containing hundreds of bodies, some tortured, near Albu Kamal, eastern Syria  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  Russian cosmonauts Oleg Kononenko and Sergey Prokopyev compete complex spacewalk to fix hole in Soyuz spacecraft on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  British Prime Minister Theresa May survives 200-117 no-confidence vote from own Conservative Party on December - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2019  On this day in history british General Election won by Boris Johnson 's Conservative Party in landslide win with 80 seat majority. Scottish National Party also wins 48 of 59 seats in Scotland.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2019  The 2019 United Kingdom general election takes place for all 650 seats in the House of Commons on December - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1298  On December - 12 birth of albert II of Austria (d. 1358)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1418  On this day in history birth of albert VI of Austria (d. 1463)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1574  Anne van Denemarken, daughter of Danish King Frederik II was born on December - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1574  Anne of Denmark, queen consort of James I of England (d. 1619) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1579  On this day in history birth of heinrich Steuccius, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1610  On this day in history birth of saint Vasilije (d. 1671)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1630  Olof Rudbeck, composer was born on December - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1659  On December - 12 birth of francesco Galli-Bibiena, Italian architect/designer (d. 1739)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0884  On December - 12 carloman, co-king of France (879, 882-884), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1112  Tancred, monarch of Galilea/Edessa/Antioch, dies on December - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1204  Maimonides, [Moses Ben Maimon], Span/Egyptian rabbi, dies at 69 on December - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1212  Death of Geoffrey, Archbishop of York on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1263  On December - 12 hakon IV, Gamli, King of Norway (1217-63), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1574  On this day in history death of selim II, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1524)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1586  Death of Stefan Batory, King of Poland (b. 1533) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1600  John Craig, Scottish church reformer/James VI's court vicar, dies on December - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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