Historical Events In June - 12
Monday, 17 June 2019
1935 On June - 12 christoph Meckel, writer
1936 C Jackson discovers asteroid #1394 Algoa on this day in history.
1936 On this day in history 1st 50 KW US radio station (Pittsburgh Pa)
1936 Isidore Weiss, French world checker champion, dies on this day in history.
1937 On June - 12 uSSR executes 8 army leaders as Stalin's purge continued
1937 41st US Golf Open: Ralph Guldahl shoots a 281 at Oakland Hills Mich on this day in history.
1939 On June - 12 the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, N.Y. is dedicated.
1939 43rd US Golf Open: Byron Nelson shoots a 284 at Phila CC in Phila on this day in history.
1940 On June - 12 hMS CALYPSO, sunk Eastern Mediterranean, south of Crete by 1 torpedo from Italian submarine 'Bagnolini'.
1942 On June - 12 tornado kills 35 in Oklahoma City
1942 Anne Frank gets her diary as a birthday present (Amsterdam) on June - 12.
1942 Walter Leigh, composer, dies at 36 on June - 12.
1943 On June - 12 himmler orders extermination of all Polish ghettos
1944 First V-1 rocket reaches London on June - 12.
1944 Piolet Off. Andrew C. Mynarski (Royal Cdn. Air Force) wins the Victoria Cross for service over France on this day in history.
1944 The first V1 rocket falls on England during World War 2 on June - 12.
1944 On June - 12 1st V-1 rocket assault on London
1945 US 7th Marine regiment conquer summit of Kunishi Ridge, Okinawa on June - 12.
1946 Count Hisaichi Terauchi, Japanese fieldmarshal, dies on June - 12.
1947 On June - 12 babe Didrikson is 1st American to win Brit Women's Amateur Golf Champ
1947 On June - 12 jazeps Medins, composer, dies at 70
1952 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 on June - 12.
1952 Michael von Faulhaber, Cardinal/archbishop of Munich, dies at 83 on this day in history.
1957 On June - 12 paul Anderson of US back-lifts a record 2850 kg (6,270 lbs)
1957 On this day in history 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 June - 12 uSAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 56,270 m
1962 John N Ireland, English composer/pianist (Epic March), dies at 82 on this day in history.
1963 Civil rights leader Medger Evers is shot and killed in front of his Jackson, Mississippi home on this day in history.
1963 Andrew Browne, Irish/British admiral (Cape Matapan, WW II), dies at 80 on this day in history.
1964 South Africa sentences Nelson Mandela to life imprisonment on June - 12.
1965 Rolling Stones release "Satisfaction" on June - 12.
1965 The Beatles are awarded the MBE on this day in history.
1966 On this day in history hermann Scherchen, German conductor/music publisher, dies at 74