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 This day in History - October 12
406 Historic Events for October 12
1958

Gerard Hordijk, Dutch architect/painter, dies at 59

Death
1958

CVP wins municipal elections in Belgium

Event
1958

Jeff Keith, rock vocalist (Tesla-Psychotic Supper)

Birth
1958

USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Event
1958

Ed Hinton, actor (Henderson-I Lived 3 Lives), dies at 30

Death
1958

WJRT TV channel 12 in Flint, MI (ABC) begins broadcasting

Event
1959

Abigail Kingsley Alling, NYC, executive (Biosphere 2)

Birth
1959

Arnoldt Bronnen, writer, dies at 63

Death
1960

Lionel Washington, cornerback (Oakland Raiders)

Birth
1960

Stephen Brent Lowery, Birmingham AL, PGA golfer (1994 Sprint)

Birth
1960

Inejiro Asanuma, leader Japanese Socialist Party, murdered at 61

Death
1960

Nikita Khrushchev pounds his shoe at UN General Assembly session

Event
1960

JFK and Richard Nixon's 3rd presidential debate

Event
1961

"Let It Ride" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC for 68 performances

Event
1961

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Event
1962

Dhammika Ranatunga, cricketer (bro of Arjuna Sri Lankan batsman 1990)

Birth
1962

Sid Fernandez, Honolulu Hawaii, pitcher (NY Mets, Phila Phillies)

Birth
1962

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1962

US/USSR sign joint space effort in telecommunications and meteorology

Event
1963

"Student Gypsy" closes at 84th St Theater NYC after 16 performances

Event
1963

Michael Zordich, NFL strong safety (Phila Eagles)

Birth
1963

Randy Wood, Princeton, NHL left wing (Dallas Stars)

Birth
1963

Archaeological digs begin at Masada, Israel

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1963

At 4 AM, traffic on Bay Bridge is 1-way on each deck

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1964

1st time 3 people in space

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