Historical Events In November - 12
Sunday, 20 January 2019
1976 Walter Hamor Piston, US composer, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1977 New Orleans elects first black mayor, Ernest (Dutch) Morial on November - 12.
1978 Howard Swanson, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1979 On this day in history uS halts Iranian oil imports &freezes Iranian assets
1979 On November - 12 dimitri Tiompkin, composer, dies at 85
1980 NYC Mayor Ed Koch admits to trying marijuana on November - 12.
1980 On November - 12 uS space probe Voyager I approaches 77,000-mi (124,000 km) of Saturn
1980 Alexander "Alex" Nicholas Voormolen, Dutch composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.
1981 2nd shuttle mission-1st time spacecraft launched twice (Columbia 2) on this day in history.
1981 On this day in history first balloon crossing of the Pacific is completed (Double Eagle V)
1981 US space shuttle Columbia, first space vehicle to make a second trip, launched on this day in history.
1982 Yuri Andropov becomes soviet leader, succeeding Mr Brezhnev on November - 12.
1982 Yuri V Andropov succeeds Leonid Brezhnev as Soviet leader, but not for long on November - 12.
1983 On November - 12 4 die in a train crash in Marshall Texas
1984 On November - 12 paul McCartney releases "We All Stand Together"
1984 On this day in history space shuttle astronauts snared a satellite first space salvage
1985 STS 61-B vehicle moves to the launch pad on this day in history.
1985 On November - 12 the province of Ontario looses its Standard & Poors triple A credit rating
1987 Heavy snow closes schools from DC to Maine on November - 12.
1987 Roger Lewis, aviation exec (Lockheed, C Wright, Pan Am), dies at 75 on November - 12.
1989 Brazil holds first free presidential election in 29 years on November - 12.
1990 Dave Willock, actor (Queen of Outer Space), dies at 81 on November - 12.
1991 On November - 12 "Full House" 100th episode-The twins are born
1991 On this day in history christopher Hayes, dies of heart attack
1992 Charles "Honi" Coles, tap dancer, dies of cancer at 81 on this day in history.
1993 On this day in history anna Stein, actress (Wedding Night), dies of heart attack at 88
1994 On November - 12 charles "Honi" Coles, dancer (1983 Tony award), dies at 81
1995 Canadian Chris Hadfield flys on the space shuttle as mission specialist on November - 12.
1995 On November - 12 curley Fox, fiddler, dies at 85
1996 On November - 12 don Kenyon, cricketer, dies at 72
1997 William Matthews, poet, dies at 55 on this day in history.
2005 On November - 12 united Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan makes his first visit to Iraq since Gulf War II began and urges Iraqis to embrace a process aiming to reconcile all the country's ethnic and religious groups.
2006 Gerald Ford surpasses Ronald Reagan as the longest lived President of the United States on this day in history.
2006 On November - 12 the former Soviet republic of South Ossetia holds a referendum on independence from Georgia.