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 This day in History - October 12
406 Historic Events for October 12
1985

Intl Physicians for Prevention of Nuclear War receives Nobel Prize

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1985

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

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1985

Johnny Olsen, TV announcer (Price is Right), dies at 75

Death
1986

Calif Angels within 1 pitch of pennant victory lose to Red Sox

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1987

Alfred M Landon, former Kansas Gov, dies at his Topeka home at 100

Death
1987

Philleo Nash, US Bureau of Indian Affairs (1961-67), dies at 77

Death
1987

21st Country Music Assn Award: Hank William Jr wins

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1987

Oscar Arias (Costa Rican Pres) wins Nobel Peace Prize

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1987

Minnesota Twins beat Detroit Tigers for AL pennant

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1987

George Harrison releases "Got My Mind Set On You"

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1988

Ken Murray, actor (Bill and Coo, Crooner, Half-Marriage), dies at 85

Death
1988

Israel and China sign trade deal, plan diplomatic relations

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1988

George Bush and Michael Dukakis meet in 2nd debate

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1989

Franco, [Francis Luambo/"Makiadi"], Zaire composer/music, dies at 51

Death
1989

Jay Ward, cartoonist (Rocky and his Friends), dies at 79

Death
1989

Musical "Buddy" with Paul Hipp premieres in London

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1989

Herschel Walker is traded from Cowboys to Vikings for 12 players

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1990

Max Tailleur, adjunct prince Bernhard/Jewish humorist, dies

Death
1990

Rifaat Maghub, president Egyptian MP, murdered

Death
1990

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1991

Boxer Hector Comacho arrested for driving while getting oral sex

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1991

Aline MacMahon, US actress (Backdoor to Heaven), dies at 92

Death
1991

Regis Toomey, actor (Dive Bomber, Cry Danger, Magic Town), dies at 89

Death
1991

Sheila Florance, Australian actress (Cactus), dies of cancer at 75

Death
1991

Mike Lerch of Princeton ties NCAA record with 370 receiving yards

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