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Historical Events In May - 12

Friday, 07 August 2020

1963  Bob Dylan walks off Ed Sullivan Show on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  Race riot in Birmingham AL on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  Stanislaw Wiechowicz, composer, dies at 69 on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  Manlio Brosio chosen as secretary-general of NATO on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1965  Israel & West Germany exchange letters beginning diplomatic relations on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1965  On May - 12 roger Vailland, French playwright (La Truite), dies at 57  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  On this day in history h Rap Brown replaces Stokely Carmichael as chairman of Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  Julius Kalas, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1968  On May - 12 "March of Poor" under rev Abernathy reach Washington DC  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1970  On this day in history harry A Blackmun is confirmed by the U S Senate as a Supreme Court justice  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1970  On May - 12 race riots in Augusta GA; 6 blacks killed (5 by cops)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1970  On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1970  Leonie "Nelly" Sachs, German/Swedish poet (Nobel 1966), dies at 78 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1971  Rolling Stone Mick Jagger weds Bianca Macias at St Tropez Town Hall on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1971  J M Taylor, cricketer (20 Tests 1920-26, 997 runs), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  On this day in history paul McCartney & Wings release "Mary Had a Little Lamb"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  On May - 12 "Dueling Tubas" by Martin Mull hits #92  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  On this day in history frances Marion, screenwriter (Pollyanna, Camille), dies at 85  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1975  On this day in history the Cambodian Navy seizes the American merchant ship Mayaguez in international waters  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  Bayern Munich wins 21st Europe Cup 1 on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  Emmy 4th Daytime Award presentation on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  Commerce Department announces that hurricane names will no longer be exclusively female on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  The U S National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) decides that hurricanes will no longer be given only female names on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  Chris Evert's 125-match winning streak on clay comes to an end on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1980  The first nonstop crossing of US via balloon (Maxie Anderson & son Chris) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1980  On this day in history lillian Roth, actress (Animal Crackers, Alice Sweet Alice), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  On this day in history benjamin H Sheares, president of Singapore, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  On May - 12 fC Barcelona wins 22nd Europe Cup II  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  In Fatima Portugal, a Spanish priest with a bayonet is stopped prior to his attempt to attack Pope John Paul II on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  Pulitzer prize awarded to John Updike (Rabbit is Rich) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  Humphrey Searle, writer (20th Century counterpoint), dies at 66 on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  On this day in history julie Lynne Hayek, (California), crowned 32nd Miss USA  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  Stanley Cup New York Islanders beat Edmonton Oilers, 4 games to 0 on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  On May - 12 stanley Cup: New York Islanders beat Edmonton Oilers, 4 games to 0  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1401  Emperor Shōkō (d. 1428) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1496  Gustav I of Sweden (d. 1560) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1590  Cosimo II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1621) was born on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1622  Louis de Buade de Frontenac, Governor General of New France (d. 1698) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1626  Louis Hennepin, Flemish missionary (d. 1705) was born on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1662  Jan F van Bloom, [Orizonte] Flemish painter, baptized was born on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1670  August II, the Strong One, King of Poland (355 children) was born on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1670  Frederick Augustus I of Poland (d. 1733) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0912  Leo VI Sophos, Byzantine Emperor (886-912), dies at 45 on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1003  Gerbert, French scholar, dies in Rome on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1012  Sergius IV, [Pietro Crescentii], Italian Pope (1009-12), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1382  On May - 12 johanna I, Queen of Naples/Provence, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1465  On May - 12 death of thomas Palaeologus, Despot of the Despotate of Morea  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1634  On May - 12 george Chapman, English dramatist/interpreter, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1641  Death of Thomas Wentworth, English viceroy of Ireland, beheaded at 48 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1649  Death of Isaac Doreslaer, English lawyer/diplomat, murdered on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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