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 This day in History - October 12
406 Historic Events for October 12
1964

Jo Ann Willette, actress (Constance-Just 10 of Us, Real Genius)

Birth
1964

Darrick Heath, Hempstead NY, team handball left back (Olympics-1996)

Birth
1964

Voskhod 1 launched: 1st flight with 3 cosmonauts

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1964

Launch of Voskhod 1, 1st 3 man crew (Komarov, Feokistov, Yegorov)

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1964

J Howard Frazer, USTA pres, dies in office

Death
1964

WUCM TV channel 19 in University Center, MI (PBS) begins broadcasting

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1964

KCSM TV channel 60 in San Mateo-SF, CA (PBS) begins

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1964

WSBK TV channel 38 in Boston, MA (IND/ABC/CBS/NBC) begin

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1964

Fanie De Villers, cricketer (great South African pace bowler 1993- )

Birth
1965

Chris Chandler, NFL quarterback (Houston Oilers, Atlanta Falcons)

Birth
1965

J Daigneault, Montreal, NHL defenseman (Pitts Penguins)

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1965

Larry Silveira, Walnut Creek CA, Nike golfer (NIKE Knoxville Open-2nd)

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1965

Todd Krygier, Chicago Heights, NHL left wing (Anaheim, Washington)

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1966

Arthur Vincent Lourie, composer, dies at 74

Death
1966

Wim Jonk, Dutch soccer star (Ajax)

Birth
1966

Mel Rojas, Haina Dom Rep, pitcher (Montreal Expos)

Birth
1966

Jimi Henrix Experience fors with Noel Redding and Mitch Mitchell

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1967

St Louis Cards beat Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 3 in 64th World Series as Lou Brock steals a record 7 bases in 1 World Series

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1967

Becky Iverson, Escanaba MI, LPGA golfer (1995 Friendly's Classic)

Birth
1967

Nat Pendleton, Olympic wrestler/actor (Reckless), dies at 72

Death
1968

Equatorial Guinea (Spanish Guinea) declares independence from Spain

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1968

19th Olympic games open at Mexico City, Mexico

Event
1968

"Noel Coward's Sweet Potato" closes at Barrymore NYC after 17 perfs

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1968

Norma Enriqueta Basilio Satelo is 1st woman to light Olympic flame

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1968

Adam Rich, NYC, actor (Nicholas-8 is Enough, Code Red, Gun Shy)

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