Historical Events In May - 12
Friday, 07 August 2020
1963 Bob Dylan walks off Ed Sullivan Show on May - 12.
1963 Race riot in Birmingham AL on May - 12.
1963 Stanislaw Wiechowicz, composer, dies at 69 on May - 12.
1964 Manlio Brosio chosen as secretary-general of NATO on May - 12.
1965 Israel & West Germany exchange letters beginning diplomatic relations on this day in history.
1965 On May - 12 roger Vailland, French playwright (La Truite), dies at 57
1967 On this day in history h Rap Brown replaces Stokely Carmichael as chairman of Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
1967 Julius Kalas, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
1968 On May - 12 "March of Poor" under rev Abernathy reach Washington DC
1970 On this day in history harry A Blackmun is confirmed by the U S Senate as a Supreme Court justice
1970 On May - 12 race riots in Augusta GA; 6 blacks killed (5 by cops)
1970 On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1970 Leonie "Nelly" Sachs, German/Swedish poet (Nobel 1966), dies at 78 on this day in history.
1971 Rolling Stone Mick Jagger weds Bianca Macias at St Tropez Town Hall on this day in history.
1971 J M Taylor, cricketer (20 Tests 1920-26, 997 runs), dies on this day in history.
1972 On this day in history paul McCartney & Wings release "Mary Had a Little Lamb"
1973 On May - 12 "Dueling Tubas" by Martin Mull hits #92
1973 On this day in history frances Marion, screenwriter (Pollyanna, Camille), dies at 85
1975 On this day in history the Cambodian Navy seizes the American merchant ship Mayaguez in international waters
1976 Bayern Munich wins 21st Europe Cup 1 on May - 12.
1977 Emmy 4th Daytime Award presentation on May - 12.
1978 Commerce Department announces that hurricane names will no longer be exclusively female on this day in history.
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.
1979 Chris Evert's 125-match winning streak on clay comes to an end on May - 12.
1980 The first nonstop crossing of US via balloon (Maxie Anderson & son Chris) on this day in history.
1980 On this day in history lillian Roth, actress (Animal Crackers, Alice Sweet Alice), dies
1981 On this day in history benjamin H Sheares, president of Singapore, dies
1982 On May - 12 fC Barcelona wins 22nd Europe Cup II
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.
1982 Pulitzer prize awarded to John Updike (Rabbit is Rich) on this day in history.
1982 Humphrey Searle, writer (20th Century counterpoint), dies at 66 on May - 12.
1983 On this day in history julie Lynne Hayek, (California), crowned 32nd Miss USA
1983 Stanley Cup New York Islanders beat Edmonton Oilers, 4 games to 0 on May - 12.
1983 On May - 12 stanley Cup: New York Islanders beat Edmonton Oilers, 4 games to 0