Historical Events In January - 12
Thursday, 19 September 2019
1972 On this day in history padraic Colum, Irish poet/writer/founder (Irish Review), dies at 90
1973 On January - 12 yassar Arafat is re-elected to lead the Palestinian Liberation Organization.
1974 On January - 12 "Joker" by Steve Miller Band peaks at #1
1974 Libya &Tunisia announces they are merging as "Islamic Arab Republic" on January - 12.
1975 Chrysler Corp offers first car rebates on this day in history.
1975 On this day in history caryn Campbell, Bundy victim, disappears from Snowmass, Colo
1976 UN Security Council votes 11-1 to seat Palestine Liberation Organization on this day in history.
1976 On January - 12 agatha Christie, mystery writer (10 Little Indians), dies at 85
1977 On January - 12 anti-French demonstrations takes place in Israel after Paris released Abu Daoud, responsible 1972 Munich massacre of Israeli athletes
1977 On January - 12 via Rail Canada is incorporated to operate inter-city passenger rail service.
1977 On January - 12 henri-Georges Clouzot, director (Diabolique, Truth), dies at 69
1978 Nancy Spungen, stabbed to death by boyfriend Sid Vicious on January - 12.
1979 6th American Music Award Barry Manilow, Linda Ronstadt win on this day in history.
1979 On this day in history los Angeles's Hillside Strangler, Kenneth Bianchi, arrested in Bellingham
1979 Record blizzard struck midwest killing over 100 on January - 12.
1980 On this day in history hans Ebeling, cricketer (Vict stalwart, bowled for Aust 1934), dies
1981 "Dynasty", a prime time soap opera inspired by Dallas, starring Joan Collins, premieres on ABC-TV on this day in history.
1981 On this day in history -35ºF (-37ºC), Chester, Massachusetts (state record)
1981 On this day in history beulah Bondi, actress (It's a Wonderful Life), dies at 89
1986 On this day in history 24th space shuttle (61-C) mission-Columbia 7-launched
1986 Marcel Arland, French author (L'ordre, LumiÃ¨re du Soir), dies at 86 on this day in history.
1987 On January - 12 britain's Prince Edward resigns from his Royal Marines training
1989 On this day in history 6 claim to survive in rubble, 35 days after Armenian quake (hoax)
1989 On January - 12 idi Amin expelled from Zaire
1990 On this day in history civil Rights activist Reverand Al Sharpton is stabbed in Bensonhurst Brooklyn
1990 On January - 12 martial Law is lifted in Beijing, China
1990 On this day in history romania bans Communist party
1990 Laurence J Peter, author (Peter Princible), dies of a stroke at 70 on January - 12.
1991 On this day in history congress gives the go-ahead to U.S. military action against Iraq in Operation Desert Storm.
1991 Key Luke, movie and TV actor best known as "Number One Son" in numerous Charlie Chan movies, dies of a stroke at age 86 on January - 12.
1991 On January - 12 melvin Stewart swims world record 200 meter butterfly (1 55.69)
1991 On this day in history uS Congress authorises military strikes against Iraq, for its invasion of Kuwait
1991 Keye Luke, actor (Charlie Chan's No 1 Son), dies after a stroke at 86 on this day in history.
1992 On this day in history algeria's General elections canceled after strong gains by Islamic Salvation Front in the first round