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 This day in History - October 12
406 Historic Events for October 12
1991

Statler Brothers Show premieres on TNN

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1991

Steven Spielberg weds Kate Capshaw

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1991

Wrestler Rip Oliver forced to retire after being injured by Crush

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1991

Doug Flutie of BC Lions sets CFL passing record of 582 yards despite losing to Edmonton 45-38 in overtime

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1992

5.8 earthquake at Cairo (at least 510 die)

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1992

Alexander Pola, [Abraham Polak], actor/writer (Farce Major), dies

Death
1992

Ulysses Guimaraes, Brazilian MP (chairman), dies in accident

Death
1992

John Hancock, actor (Catch the Heat), dies of a heart attack at 51

Death
1992

Wash Redskin Art Monk sets NFL record with 820th reception

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1992

Arecibo radio telescope begins Microwave search for occupied planets

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1992

Brett "Hitman" Hart beats Ric Flair for WWF Heavyweight title

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1992

Expo '92 closes in Seville Spain

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1992

Howard Stern radio show premieres in Albany NY (WQBK 103.5 and 103.9 FM)

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1992

Microwave Observing Project begins (seeking alien life)

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1993

Leon Ames, actor (Father of the Bride), dies at 91 of stroke

Death
1993

"Mixed Emotions" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 48 performances

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1994

Iranian Fokker's F28 explode between Isfahan and Teheran: 66 killed

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1994

Contact with Venus orbitter Magellan broken

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1995

Eleanor Aller, cellist, dies at 78

Death
1995

Gary Bond, actor (Outback, Zulu, Anne of Thousand Days), dies at 55

Death
1995

"Patti LuPone on Broadway" opens at Walter Kerr NYC for 46 perfs

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1996

Jack Robertson, cricketer (Midsex and Eng open bat 11 Tests), dies at 79

Death
1996

Pavel Alexandrovich Solovyov, aero-engine designer, dies at 79

Death
1996

Trevor Illtyd williams, scientific writer, dies at 75

Death
1996

Vernon Elliott, musician/composer, dies at 84

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