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Historical Events In January - 12

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1972  Padraic Colum, Irish poet/writer/founder (Irish Review), dies at 90 on January - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  Yassar Arafat is re-elected to lead the Palestinian Liberation Organization on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  On January - 12 "Joker" by Steve Miller Band peaks at #1  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  On this day in history libya &Tunisia announces they are merging as "Islamic Arab Republic"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1975  On this day in history chrysler Corp offers first car rebates  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1975  Caryn Campbell, Bundy victim, disappears from Snowmass, Colo on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  On January - 12 uN Security Council votes 11-1 to seat Palestine Liberation Organization  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  Agatha Christie, mystery writer (10 Little Indians), dies at 85 on January - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  Anti-French demonstrations takes place in Israel after Paris released Abu Daoud, responsible 1972 Munich massacre of Israeli athletes on January - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  Via Rail Canada is incorporated to operate inter-city passenger rail service on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1977  Henri-Georges Clouzot, director (Diabolique, Truth), dies at 69 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  Nancy Spungen, stabbed to death by boyfriend Sid Vicious on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  6th American Music Award Barry Manilow, Linda Ronstadt win on January - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  On this day in history los Angeles's Hillside Strangler, Kenneth Bianchi, arrested in Bellingham  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  Record blizzard struck midwest killing over 100 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1980  Hans Ebeling, cricketer (Vict stalwart, bowled for Aust 1934), dies on January - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  On this day in history "Dynasty", a prime time soap opera inspired by Dallas, starring Joan Collins, premieres on ABC-TV  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  -35ºF (-37ºC), Chester, Massachusetts (state record) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  Beulah Bondi, actress (It's a Wonderful Life), dies at 89 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  On January - 12 24th space shuttle (61-C) mission-Columbia 7-launched  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  On this day in history marcel Arland, French author (L'ordre, Lumière du Soir), dies at 86  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  Britain's Prince Edward resigns from his Royal Marines training on January - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  6 claim to survive in rubble, 35 days after Armenian quake (hoax) on January - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  Idi Amin expelled from Zaire on January - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  On this day in history civil Rights activist Reverand Al Sharpton is stabbed in Bensonhurst Brooklyn  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  On this day in history martial Law is lifted in Beijing, China  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  Romania bans Communist party on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  On this day in history laurence J Peter, author (Peter Princible), dies of a stroke at 70  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  On this day in history congress gives the go-ahead to U.S. military action against Iraq in Operation Desert Storm.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  Melvin Stewart swims world record 200 meter butterfly (1 55.69) on January - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  On this day in history uS Congress authorises military strikes against Iraq, for its invasion of Kuwait  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  Keye Luke, actor (Charlie Chan's No 1 Son), dies after a stroke at 86 on January - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  Algeria's General elections canceled after strong gains by Islamic Salvation Front in the first round on January - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1483  On this day in history birth of hendrik van Nassau-Dillenburg en Dietz, gov/viceroy of Holland  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1483  On this day in history birth of henry III of Nassau-Breda, German noblem (d. 1538)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1492  On January - 12 birth of andreas Alicatus, Italian author  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1562  On this day in history birth of charles Emanuel I, the great, Duke of Savoy  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1576  On this day in history birth of peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1577  Jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist (d. 1644) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1580  On January - 12 birth of jean Baptiste van Helmont, Belgian chemist, (found boiling pt temp)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1580  On this day in history birth of lord Alexander Ruthven, Scottish nobleman (d. 1600)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0689  Benedict Biscop, English saint, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1049  Abu Sa'id ibn Aboa al-Chair, Persian mystic, dies at 81 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1167  Aelred of Hexham/Rievaulx, English abbot/saint, dies at about 56 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1321  Death of Maria of Brabant, wife of Philip III of France (b. 1256) on January - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1390  Peter van Herenthals, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 67 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1519  On this day in history maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1537  Lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1665  Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (Fermat therorem), dies at 63 on January - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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