Historical Events In June - 12
Monday, 17 June 2019
1967 On this day in history israel wins 6 day war
1967 On this day in history race riot in Cincinnati Ohio (300 arrested)
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 On this day in history fidelio Friedrich Finke, composer, dies at 76
1971 T Smirnova discovers asteroid #2216 Kerch on June - 12.
1971 On June - 12 tricia Nixon &Edward F Cox marry at White House
1972 On this day in history edmund Wilson, US writer (To the Finland station), dies at 79
1976 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 on June - 12.
1977 Ground-breaking ceremonies for Pres Kennedy library on June - 12.
1978 On this day in history david Berkowitz sentenced in NY Supreme Court to 25 yrs to life
1978 On June - 12 in Japan a 7.5 quake struck near the east coast of Honshu, Japan. The shock was centered about 909 kilometers east of Sendai
1979 Bryan Allen flew man-powered Gossamer Albatross over English Channel in a human-powered aircraft; flight took 2 hrs, 49 min on June - 12.
1980 On June - 12 reagan said he would submit to periodic medical tests
1980 On June - 12 milburn Stone, actor (Doc-Gunsmoke), dies at 75
1981 On this day in history baseball players begin a 50 day strike, their 3rd strike
1982 On June - 12 a rally against the nuclear arms race brings 800,000 demonstrators into New York's Central Park
1983 Norma Shearer, actress (Escape, Romeo & Juliet), dies at 82 on June - 12.
1986 P W Botha declares South African national emergency on this day in history.
1986 On June - 12 antoon Breyne, Belgian journalist, dies at 76
1988 On this day in history marcel Poot, Belgian baron/composer, dies at 87
1989 Ben Johnson, Canadian Olympian, admits using steroids on June - 12.
1989 On this day in history 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 June - 12.
1992 Edward Fleming, Danish director (Lille Spejl), dies on June - 12.
1994 On June - 12 menachem Mendel Schneerson, Lubavitcher leader (1950-94), dies at 92
1995 On June - 12 arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, pianist, dies at 75
1996 Ilona Ference, actress (Quatermass II, Star of My Night), dies at 78 on June - 12.
2009 Protes in Iran following e presidential election on June - 12.
2009 On this day in history tSC: All television broadcas in e United ates switch from analog NTSC to digital ATSC transmission.
2011 Arab Spring: Thousands of Syrians flee to Turkey as Syrian troops lay siege to Jisr ash-Shugur on this day in history.
2012 The chemical compound NOTT-202, which is capable of selectively absorbing carbon dioxide, is created on June - 12.
2013 On June - 12 russia passes a law banning gay propaganda