Historical Events In January - 12
Friday, 07 August 2020
1953 On January - 12 simeon Roncal, composer, dies at 82
1954 On this day in history austria's worst avalanche-kills 200; 9hours later 2nd one-kills 115
1954 Queen Elizabeth II opens New Zealand parliament on January - 12.
1954 On January - 12 austria's worst avalanche-kills 200; 9hrs later 2nd one-kills 115
1956 On January - 12 john Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (WW II Monument Amsterdam), dies at 70
1957 On January - 12 southern Christian Leadership Council (SCLC) founded
1958 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Sea Island Golf Open on January - 12.
1958 On January - 12 arthur Shepherd, composer, dies at 77
1959 On this day in history kOED TV channel 11 in Tulsa, OK (PBS) begins broadcasting
1960 On January - 12 sobers &Worrell complete 399 stand for 4th wicket vs England
1960 On this day in history sobers & Worrell complete 399 stand for 4th wkt v England
1960 On this day in history nevil Shute [Norway], Eng/Aust author (Town like Alice), dies at 60
1961 "Show Girl" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater New York City NY for 100 performances on this day in history.
1961 UN genocide pact goes into effect on this day in history.
1961 "Show Girl" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC for 100 performances on January - 12.
1962 Ernie Kovacs, comedian (Ernie Kovacs Show), killed in auto crash at 42 on January - 12.
1963 "Go Away Little Girl" by Steve Lawrence peaks at #1 on this day in history.
1963 On January - 12 spin bowler Bobby Simpson takes 5-57 for Australia vs England
1964 Revolution overthrows Sultan of Zanzibar, 1 month after independence on January - 12.
1964 On January - 12 c R Browne, cricket leg-spinner (WI in 4 Tests, 6 wkts), dies
1965 On this day in history "Hullabaloo" premieres on NBC-TV
1965 Lorraine Hansberry, US playwright, dies in NYC, dies at 34 on this day in history.
1966 12 day New York City NY transit strike ends on January - 12.
1966 Adam West and Burt Ward star as the Dynamic Duo in Batman, which makes its colorful, action-packed debut on ABC-TV on January - 12.
1966 On this day in history lBJ says US should stay in S Vietnam until communist aggression ends
1967 On this day in history louisville KY, draft board refuses exemption for boxer Muhammad Ali
1968 On this day in history beatles Film Production Ltd changes name to Apple Film Production Ltd
1968 On January - 12 nighttime version of "Hollywood Squares" premieres on NBC TV
1970 On January - 12 biafran War ends, Biafra surrenders to Nigeria
1970 Boeing 747 makes its maiden voyage on January - 12.
1970 On January - 12 blanche Stuart Scott, US pilot, dies at 84
1971 On this day in history "All in the Family" premieres on CBS featuring the first " toilet flush" on TV
1971 On January - 12 congressional Black Caucus organizes
1971 Fed grand jury indicts Reverand Philip Berrigan &5 others, including a nun &2 priests, on charges of plotting to kidnap Henry Kissinger on January - 12.