Historical Events In June - 12
Saturday, 23 March 2019
1935 On this day in history christoph Meckel, writer
1936 On June - 12 c Jackson discovers asteroid #1394 Algoa
1936 1st 50 KW US radio station (Pittsburgh Pa) on this day in history.
1936 On June - 12 isidore Weiss, French world checker champion, dies
1937 On this day in history 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 June - 12.
1939 On June - 12 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 On this day in history hMS CALYPSO, sunk Eastern Mediterranean, south of Crete by 1 torpedo from Italian submarine 'Bagnolini'.
1942 Tornado kills 35 in Oklahoma City on this day in history.
1942 Anne Frank gets her diary as a birthday present (Amsterdam) on June - 12.
1942 On June - 12 walter Leigh, composer, dies at 36
1943 Himmler orders extermination of all Polish ghettos on June - 12.
1944 First V-1 rocket reaches London on June - 12.
1944 On June - 12 piolet Off. Andrew C. Mynarski (Royal Cdn. Air Force) wins the Victoria Cross for service over France
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 US 7th Marine regiment conquer summit of Kunishi Ridge, Okinawa on June - 12.
1946 Count Hisaichi Terauchi, Japanese fieldmarshal, dies on June - 12.
1947 Babe Didrikson is 1st American to win Brit Women's Amateur Golf Champ on this day in history.
1947 Jazeps Medins, composer, dies at 70 on June - 12.
1952 On June - 12 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 On this day in history michael von Faulhaber, Cardinal/archbishop of Munich, dies at 83
1957 Paul Anderson of US back-lifts a record 2850 kg (6,270 lbs) on June - 12.
1957 James F "Jimmy" Dorsey, US orchestra leader, dies at 53 on June - 12.
1961 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 on this day in history.
1962 On this day in history 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 June - 12.
1963 Andrew Browne, Irish/British admiral (Cape Matapan, WW II), dies at 80 on June - 12.
1964 South Africa sentences Nelson Mandela to life imprisonment on this day in history.
1965 Rolling Stones release "Satisfaction" on this day in history.
1965 The Beatles are awarded the MBE on June - 12.
1966 Hermann Scherchen, German conductor/music publisher, dies at 74 on this day in history.