Historical Events In November - 12
Saturday, 23 March 2019
1976 On this day in history walter Hamor Piston, US composer, dies at 82
1977 On November - 12 new Orleans elects first black mayor, Ernest (Dutch) Morial
1978 Howard Swanson, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1979 US halts Iranian oil imports &freezes Iranian assets on November - 12.
1979 Dimitri Tiompkin, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.
1980 NYC Mayor Ed Koch admits to trying marijuana on this day in history.
1980 On this day in history 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 November - 12.
1981 On this day in history 2nd shuttle mission-1st time spacecraft launched twice (Columbia 2)
1981 On this day in history first balloon crossing of the Pacific is completed (Double Eagle V)
1981 On this day in history uS space shuttle Columbia, first space vehicle to make a second trip, launched
1982 On this day in history yuri Andropov becomes soviet leader, succeeding Mr Brezhnev
1982 Yuri V Andropov succeeds Leonid Brezhnev as Soviet leader, but not for long on this day in history.
1983 On November - 12 4 die in a train crash in Marshall Texas
1984 Paul McCartney releases "We All Stand Together" on November - 12.
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 On November - 12 heavy snow closes schools from DC to Maine
1987 On November - 12 roger Lewis, aviation exec (Lockheed, C Wright, Pan Am), dies at 75
1989 On November - 12 brazil holds first free presidential election in 29 years
1990 Dave Willock, actor (Queen of Outer Space), dies at 81 on this day in history.
1991 "Full House" 100th episode-The twins are born on November - 12.
1991 On November - 12 christopher Hayes, dies of heart attack
1992 On November - 12 charles "Honi" Coles, tap dancer, dies of cancer at 81
1993 On November - 12 anna Stein, actress (Wedding Night), dies of heart attack at 88
1994 On this day in history charles "Honi" Coles, dancer (1983 Tony award), dies at 81
1995 On this day in history canadian Chris Hadfield flys on the space shuttle as mission specialist
1995 Curley Fox, fiddler, dies at 85 on this day in history.
1996 On this day in history don Kenyon, cricketer, dies at 72
1997 On November - 12 william Matthews, poet, dies at 55
2005 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 on this day in history.
2006 Gerald Ford surpasses Ronald Reagan as the longest lived President of the United States on this day in history.
2006 The former Soviet republic of South Ossetia holds a referendum on independence from Georgia on this day in history.