Historical Events In June - 12
Monday, 03 August 2020
1935 On this day in history christoph Meckel, writer
1936 On this day in history c Jackson discovers asteroid #1394 Algoa
1936 1st 50 KW US radio station (Pittsburgh Pa) on this day in history.
1936 Isidore Weiss, French world checker champion, dies on June - 12.
1937 USSR executes 8 army leaders as Stalin's purge continued on this day in history.
1937 On June - 12 41st US Golf Open: Ralph Guldahl shoots a 281 at Oakland Hills Mich
1939 On this day in history the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, N.Y. is dedicated.
1939 On this day in history 43rd US Golf Open: Byron Nelson shoots a 284 at Phila CC in Phila
1940 HMS CALYPSO, sunk Eastern Mediterranean, south of Crete by 1 torpedo from Italian submarine 'Bagnolini' on June - 12.
1942 On this day in history tornado kills 35 in Oklahoma City
1942 Anne Frank gets her diary as a birthday present (Amsterdam) on this day in history.
1942 Walter Leigh, composer, dies at 36 on this day in history.
1943 On this day in history himmler orders extermination of all Polish ghettos
1944 First V-1 rocket reaches London on this day in history.
1944 Piolet Off. Andrew C. Mynarski (Royal Cdn. Air Force) wins the Victoria Cross for service over France on June - 12.
1944 The first V1 rocket falls on England during World War 2 on June - 12.
1944 On this day in history 1st V-1 rocket assault on London
1945 On June - 12 uS 7th Marine regiment conquer summit of Kunishi Ridge, Okinawa
1946 On June - 12 count Hisaichi Terauchi, Japanese fieldmarshal, dies
1947 Babe Didrikson is 1st American to win Brit Women's Amateur Golf Champ on June - 12.
1947 On June - 12 jazeps Medins, composer, dies at 70
1952 On this day in history in British Columbia. W. A. C. Bennett 1900-1979 invited to form a Social Credit minority government after BC provincial election; start of 20 years of power for the Socreds.
1952 Michael von Faulhaber, Cardinal/archbishop of Munich, dies at 83 on June - 12.
1957 On this day in history paul Anderson of US back-lifts a record 2850 kg (6,270 lbs)
1957 On June - 12 james F "Jimmy" Dorsey, US orchestra leader, dies at 53
1961 On June - 12 the DND buys 66 F-101 Voodoos in exchange for US control of Pinetree Line, plus a Mutual Air Program for purchase of 200 Canadian-built F-104 Starfighters.
1962 On this day in history uSAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 56,270 m
1962 On this day in history john N Ireland, English composer/pianist (Epic March), dies at 82
1963 Civil rights leader Medger Evers is shot and killed in front of his Jackson, Mississippi home on June - 12.
1963 Andrew Browne, Irish/British admiral (Cape Matapan, WW II), dies at 80 on this day in history.
1964 On June - 12 south Africa sentences Nelson Mandela to life imprisonment
1965 On this day in history rolling Stones release "Satisfaction"
1965 On this day in history the Beatles are awarded the MBE
1966 Hermann Scherchen, German conductor/music publisher, dies at 74 on this day in history.