Historical Events In November - 12
Monday, 17 June 2019
1951 On November - 12 "Paint Your Wagon" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 289 performances
1952 On November - 12 phila A's pitcher Bobby Shantz wins AL MVP
1953 On this day in history david Ben-Gurion, resigns as premier of Israel
1954 On November - 12 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.
1954 On November - 12 ellis Island, immigration station in NY Harbor, closed
1955 On November - 12 1st West German officers sworn in
1956 On November - 12 largest observed iceberg, 208 by 60 miles, first sighted
1956 Morocco, Sudan, and Tunista join the United Nations on November - 12.
1956 Largest observed iceberg, 208 by 60 miles, 1st sighted on this day in history.
1956 On this day in history gerhard Alexander, actor (One Zomerzotheid), dies at 49
1957 On November - 12 fritz Schulz, German law historian (Classical Roman Law), dies at 78
1958 On November - 12 bob Turley of Yankees wins Cy Young Award
1959 White Sox 2B Nellie Fox wins AL's MVP on November - 12.
1960 Mercury-Redstone 1 test launch fails on November - 12.
1960 On this day in history coup against South Vietnam pres Ngo Dinh Diem fails
1960 John Trim, cricketer (occasional WI quick 1948-52, 18 wkts), dies on this day in history.
1961 Olympic gymnast Nadia Comaneci is born on this day in history.
1962 Alexander Spitzmuller-Harmersbach, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.
1963 On this day in history train crash in Japan, kills 164
1964 Paula Murphy sets female land speed record 226.37 MPH on November - 12.
1964 On this day in history jean becomes Grand Duke of Luxembourg
1965 Venera 2 launched by Soviet Union toward Venus on this day in history.
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 On November - 12 quincy Porter, US composer, dies at 69
1967 On this day in history margie Masters wins LPGA Quality Chekd Golf Classic
1967 Herman Uyttersprot, Flemish literature historian, dies at 58 on this day in history.
1968 KSEL (now KAMC) TV channel 28 in Lubbock, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting on November - 12.
1969 Louis van Tulder, tenor (Kantoorkruk to high C), dies at 77 on this day in history.
1970 On this day in history charles de Gaulle is buried in Paris
1972 Rudolf Friml, Czech/US composer (Bohemian suite), dies at 92 on this day in history.
1974 Charles Quinlivan, actor (7 Guns to Mesa), dies at 50 on this day in history.
1975 On this day in history anthony Ross, TV host (Telltale Clue), dies at 69