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Historical Events In May - 12

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1984  "White Horse" by Laid Back hits #26 on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  Discovery moves to Vandenberg Air Force Base for mating of STS 41-D on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  France performs nuclear test on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  On this day in history joe Lucius scored his 13th hole-in-one on the same hole  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  On May - 12 south Africa prisoner Nelson Mandela sees his wife for first time in 22 years  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  On May - 12 world of Rivers world exposition opens in New Orleans  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  Doris May, actress (Peck's Bad Boy), dies at 81 of heart failure on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  On this day in history amy Eilberg is ordained in New York as first woman Conservative rabbi  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  Jean Debuffet, French painter/sculptor, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  On this day in history fred Markham (US), unpaced & unaided by wind, is first to pedal 65 mph on a level course, Big Sand Flat CA  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1986  On May - 12 kristeen Garcia is born.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  On this day in history president Reagan appoints Dr James C Fletcher NASA Administrator  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  Elisabeth Bergner, dies at 85 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  On May - 12 victor Feldman, pianist/drummer, dies at 53  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  "Entertainment Tonight" performs their 2,000th TV performance on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  On May - 12 retired British pilot Jack Mann is kidnapped by Islamic fundamentalists  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  On this day in history joe Valdez Caballero, creator of hard taco, shell, dies at 81  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  On this day in history 3rd time Saturday Night Live uses time delay (Andrew Dice Clay hosts)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  On this day in history comic Relief '90 (4th one) raises $4.7 million  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  On May - 12 nora Dunn & Sinead O'Connor boycott Saturday Night Live to protest Andrew "Dice" Clay's hosting  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  A new cancer drug is announced, which can only be found in bark of a rare tree in the Pacific Northwest on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  The first Belgian woman (Ingrid Baeyens) to ascend Mount Everest on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  Joe Burke, president (KC Royals), dies at 68, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  Final episode of 6 year run of ABC's "Wonder Years" in Netherlands on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  On May - 12 last broadcast of "Cheers" on NBC-TV  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  On May - 12 nBC TV airs the final episode of the hit comedy Cheers  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  Parma wins 33rd Europe Cup II on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  On this day in history alfred Lane Beit, connoisseur, dies at 91  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1995  On May - 12 dow Jones for 5th straight day of the week sets a new record (4430.59)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1997  On this day in history 14 North Koreans defect to South Korea  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1997  Russia & Chechnya sign peace deal after 400 years of conflict on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1997  Susie Maroney, 22, of Australia, is first to swim from Cuba to Florida on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1997  Tornado narrowly misses downtown Miami on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2005  On May - 12 an election was held in the Cayman Islands 7 months later than originally scheduled due to Hurricane Ivan. It resulted in a change of government, with the United Democratic Party giving four seats to the then-opposition People's Progressive Movement in the 15 member Legislative Assembly.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1401  Emperor Shōkō (d. 1428) was born on May - 12.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1496  On this day in history birth of gustav I of Sweden (d. 1560)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1590  On May - 12 birth of cosimo II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1621)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1622  On May - 12 birth of louis de Buade de Frontenac, Governor General of New France (d. 1698)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1626  Louis Hennepin, Flemish missionary (d. 1705) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1662  Jan F van Bloom, [Orizonte] Flemish painter, baptized was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1670  On this day in history birth of august II, the Strong One, King of Poland (355 children)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1670  On May - 12 birth of frederick Augustus I of Poland (d. 1733)  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1012  On May - 12 sergius IV, [Pietro Crescentii], Italian Pope (1009-12), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1382  Johanna I, Queen of Naples/Provence, dies on May - 12.  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  George Chapman, English dramatist/interpreter, dies on this day in history.  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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