Historical Events In November - 12
Saturday, 23 March 2019
1951 On November - 12 "Paint Your Wagon" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 289 performances
1952 Phila A's pitcher Bobby Shantz wins AL MVP on November - 12.
1953 On November - 12 david Ben-Gurion, resigns as premier of Israel
1954 Ellis Island, the U.S. immigration processing center located in New York Harbor, closes today. Since it opened in 1892, it had processed more than 20 million immigrants on November - 12.
1954 On this day in history ellis Island, immigration station in NY Harbor, closed
1955 1st West German officers sworn in on November - 12.
1956 Largest observed iceberg, 208 by 60 miles, first sighted on this day in history.
1956 Morocco, Sudan, and Tunista join the United Nations on this day in history.
1956 On November - 12 largest observed iceberg, 208 by 60 miles, 1st sighted
1956 Gerhard Alexander, actor (One Zomerzotheid), dies at 49 on November - 12.
1957 Fritz Schulz, German law historian (Classical Roman Law), dies at 78 on this day in history.
1958 Bob Turley of Yankees wins Cy Young Award on this day in history.
1959 White Sox 2B Nellie Fox wins AL's MVP on November - 12.
1960 Mercury-Redstone 1 test launch fails on November - 12.
1960 Coup against South Vietnam pres Ngo Dinh Diem fails on November - 12.
1960 On November - 12 john Trim, cricketer (occasional WI quick 1948-52, 18 wkts), dies
1961 On November - 12 olympic gymnast Nadia Comaneci is born
1962 On November - 12 alexander Spitzmuller-Harmersbach, composer, dies at 68
1963 Train crash in Japan, kills 164 on November - 12.
1964 On November - 12 paula Murphy sets female land speed record 226.37 MPH
1964 On November - 12 jean becomes Grand Duke of Luxembourg
1965 Venera 2 launched by Soviet Union toward Venus on November - 12.
1965 On November - 12 ferdinand Marcos elected president of Philippines
1966 On November - 12 high schooler Robert Smith kills 7 for fame
1966 Dick The Bruiser beats Mad Dog Vachon in Omaha, to become NWA champ on November - 12.
1966 Quincy Porter, US composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.
1967 On November - 12 margie Masters wins LPGA Quality Chekd Golf Classic
1967 On this day in history herman Uyttersprot, Flemish literature historian, dies at 58
1968 KSEL (now KAMC) TV channel 28 in Lubbock, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting on this day in history.
1969 Louis van Tulder, tenor (Kantoorkruk to high C), dies at 77 on this day in history.
1970 On November - 12 charles de Gaulle is buried in Paris
1972 Rudolf Friml, Czech/US composer (Bohemian suite), dies at 92 on November - 12.
1974 Charles Quinlivan, actor (7 Guns to Mesa), dies at 50 on November - 12.
1975 On November - 12 anthony Ross, TV host (Telltale Clue), dies at 69