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 This day in History - October 12
406 Historic Events for October 12
1921

Jaroslav Drobny, Czech, hockey (Oly-gold-1948), tennis (Wimb-1954)

Birth
1922

Daisy M C Baers, Flemish philosophy/theory, dies at 33

Death
1923

NY Giant's Casey Stengel HR beats Yanks 1-0 in World Series

Event
1923

Jean Nidetch, Brooklyn, nutritionist founder (Weight Watchers)

Birth
1923

A P "Bunny" Lucas, cricketer (five Tests for England 1879-82), dies

Death
1924

Sokolnicheskaya Radio begins broadcasting from Moscow

Event
1924

Monroe A Althouse, composer, dies at 71

Death
1924

Anatole France, writer, dies at 80

Death
1925

German-Russian trade agreement signed

Event
1925

Bill Parkhouse, cricketer (England batsman in 7 Tests 1950-59)

Birth
1925

Fons Jansen, news reader/Dutch cabaretier (court jester of beliefs)

Birth
1925

William Steinkraus, equestrian (Oly-gold/2 sil/br-52/56/60/64/68/72)

Birth
1925

Guitar Gabriel Robert Lewis Jones, singer/guitarist

Birth
1925

Albert Michelsen runs world record marathon (2:19:01.8)

Event
1926

Hans Liebold, Germany, auto racer (Nardo, Italy)

Birth
1927

Antonia Rey, Havana Cuba, actress (True Colors, Wise Guys)

Birth
1927

Hermann Gorner of Germany raises 24 men weighing 4,123 lbs on a plank with soles of his feet

Event
1928

Al Held, US, painter/sculptor (hard edge-style)

Birth
1929

Max Ettlinger, German philosopher/theorist, dies at 52

Death
1929

Robert Coles, Milton Mass, author (Anna Freud, Pulitzer 1973)

Birth
1929

Cubs blow 8-0 World Series lead, A's score 10 in 1 inning

Event
1930

Jack S Gottlieb, composer

Birth
1931

Raoul Pleskow, composer

Birth
1931

1st International Conference on Calendar Reform

Event
1932

Mayer Joel Mandelbaum, composer

Birth