Historical Events In February - 12
Monday, 25 September 2023
1989 Thursday's Child sets sailing record, New York-Cape Horn-San Francisco, 80 days 20 hours on this day in history.
1989 On February - 12 uS male Figure Skating championship won by Christopher Bowman
1989 On February - 12 mauritius Balfoort, French/Flemish director, dies at 83
1990 On February - 12 in Hagersville, Ontarioa tire dump fire set by teenage boys forces hundreds of families from their homes, causes massive air pollution
1991 Iceland recognizes Lithuania's independence on this day in history.
1991 On this day in history north &South Korea form a joint team for table tennis competition
1991 Edward A Blatt, director (Between 2 Worlds), dies at 88 on February - 12.
1992 Bep [Lambertus] van Klaveren, boxing champ (Olympic-gold-1928), dies on February - 12.
1993 A pair of 10-year-olds kidnap and beat to death a two-year-old child at a Liverpool, England shopping mall on this day in history.
1993 On February - 12 james Bulger, English child beaten to death at 2, by 10 yr old boys
1994 17th Olympics Winter games open in Lillehammer, Norway on February - 12.
1994 20th century premiere of 6 restored Haydn-sonatas in Boston on this day in history.
1994 Edvard Munch's painting "The Cry" stolen (in Oslo) on this day in history.
1994 On this day in history edward Munch's painting "The Scream" is stolen from the Norwegian National Gallery. It is later returned and promptly stolen again.
1994 Model Anna Nicole Smith hospitalized for drug overdose on this day in history.
1994 Rev. Victoria Matthews consecrated the first female Bishop in the Anglican Church of Canada on February - 12.
1994 On February - 12 sue Rodriguez takes her own life at age 43 with the help of an anonymous doctor, after a long fight with Lou Gehrig's Disease
1994 On this day in history donald Judd, US furniture maker/architect/artist, dies at 65
1995 PRI loses/PAN wins Mexican regional elections on February - 12.
1995 On this day in history susan Auch skates female world record 500 meter (38.94 seconds)
1995 On this day in history earring George Mayweather, blues harmonica player, dies at 66
1996 On February - 12 roger Omond, journalist, dies at 51
1997 Fred Goldman says he will settle for a signed murder confession from O J Simpson in lieu of his $20.5 million judgement on February - 12.
1998 250-car Italy pile-up due to fog, 4 die &50 hurt on this day in history.
1998 On February - 12 intel unveils its first graphics chip i740
1999 On this day in history american Airlines pilots defy a federal court order and continue their sickout, causing the airline to cancel over a thousand flights.
1999 On this day in history the U.S. Senate acquits President Bill Clinton of perjury and obstruction of justice in his impeachment trial.
2000 Former Dallas Cowboys coach Tom Landry dies at age 75 after battling leukemia for nine months on this day in history.
2000 Peanuts creator Charles Schulz dies of colon cancer in his Santa Rosa, California, home at age 77 on this day in history.
2005 Fire devastated the Windsor Building, a 32 story office block, in Madrid on February - 12.
2007 On February - 12 an armed gunman shoots and kills five people at the Trolley Square Mall in Salt Lake City, Utah, before being killed by the police, bringing the evening's rampage death toll to six.
2009 Colgan Air Flight 3407 crashes near Buffalo in e ate of New York killing 50 people on February - 12.
2010 The 2010 Winter Olympics are held in Vancouver and Whistler, Canada on this day in history.
2012 On this day in history gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow is re-elected president of Turkmenistan with 97% of the vote