Historical Events In June - 12
Friday, 14 August 2020
1967 On June - 12 israel wins 6 day war
1967 Race riot in Cincinnati Ohio (300 arrested) on this day in history.
1967 Supreme Court unanimously ends laws against interracial marriages on June - 12.
1967 USSR launches Venera 4 for parachute landing on Venus on June - 12.
1968 Fidelio Friedrich Finke, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.
1971 T Smirnova discovers asteroid #2216 Kerch on June - 12.
1971 On June - 12 tricia Nixon &Edward F Cox marry at White House
1972 Edmund Wilson, US writer (To the Finland station), dies at 79 on this day in history.
1976 On June - 12 the Navy phased out the last C-117 (Douglas DC-3), perhaps the most famous transport plane of all time. The last C-117 was flown from Pensacola to Davis Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, the boneyard for obsolete military aircraft
1977 On June - 12 ground-breaking ceremonies for Pres Kennedy library
1978 On June - 12 david Berkowitz sentenced in NY Supreme Court to 25 yrs to life
1978 In Japan a 7.5 quake struck near the east coast of Honshu, Japan. The shock was centered about 909 kilometers east of Sendai on this day in history.
1979 Bryan Allen flew man-powered Gossamer Albatross over English Channel in a human-powered aircraft; flight took 2 hrs, 49 min on this day in history.
1980 On June - 12 reagan said he would submit to periodic medical tests
1980 Milburn Stone, actor (Doc-Gunsmoke), dies at 75 on this day in history.
1981 On this day in history baseball players begin a 50 day strike, their 3rd strike
1982 A rally against the nuclear arms race brings 800,000 demonstrators into New York's Central Park on this day in history.
1983 Norma Shearer, actress (Escape, Romeo & Juliet), dies at 82 on June - 12.
1986 On this day in history p W Botha declares South African national emergency
1986 On this day in history antoon Breyne, Belgian journalist, dies at 76
1988 On June - 12 marcel Poot, Belgian baron/composer, dies at 87
1989 On June - 12 ben Johnson, Canadian Olympian, admits using steroids
1989 On June - 12 peter Conrad Baden, composer, dies at 80
1990 On this day in history in Winnipeg Manitoba, Elijah Harper uses rules of procedure to block the introduction of the resolution ratifying the Meech Lake Accord in the Manitoba legislature
1990 Terence O'Neil, lord/PM of Ulster (1963-69), dies on this day in history.
1992 Edward Fleming, Danish director (Lille Spejl), dies on this day in history.
1994 On June - 12 menachem Mendel Schneerson, Lubavitcher leader (1950-94), dies at 92
1995 Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, pianist, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1996 On June - 12 ilona Ference, actress (Quatermass II, Star of My Night), dies at 78
2009 On this day in history protes in Iran following e presidential election.
2009 TSC: All television broadcas in e United ates switch from analog NTSC to digital ATSC transmission on June - 12.
2011 On this day in history arab Spring: Thousands of Syrians flee to Turkey as Syrian troops lay siege to Jisr ash-Shugur.
2012 On this day in history the chemical compound NOTT-202, which is capable of selectively absorbing carbon dioxide, is created
2013 Russia passes a law banning gay propaganda on this day in history.