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 This day in History - November 12
361 Historic Events for November 12
1935

Jerry Douglas, Chelsea Mass, actor (John Abbott-Young and Restless)

Birth
1935

Terry Johnson, US RandB singer (Flamingos-I Know Better)

Birth
1936

St Louis Browns sold to Donald L Barnes and William O DeWitt

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1936

1st TV Gardening show

Event
1936

Nobel for literature awarded to Eugene O'Neill

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1936

Oakland Bay Bridge opens

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1936

Mort Shuman, rocker

Birth
1936

Ruth Jessen, LPGA golfer

Birth
1936

Robert White, guitarist

Birth
1937

Richard H Truly, Fayette Miss, Rear Adm USN/astro (STS T-2, T-4, 2, 8)

Birth
1937

Ina Balin, Brooklyn NY, actress (Danger in Paradise)

Birth
1937

Harry Smith, England cricket wicket-keeper (v WI 1928), dies

Death
1937

Peter Lloyd, British MP

Birth
1938

Hermann Goering announces he wants Madagascar as a Jewish homeland

Event
1939

Jews in Lodz Poland ordered to wear yellow star of David

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1939

(Ernest YY) Oscar Tourniaire, actor (Bluejackets), dies at 59

Death
1939

Lucia Popp, Uhorsk  Ves Czechoslovakia, soprano (Die Zauberfl”te)

Birth
1939

Ruby Nash Curtis, US singer (Romantics-Our Day Will Come)

Birth
1940

Alejandro Garcia Caturla, composer, dies at 34

Death
1940

Blizzard strikes midwest, 154 die (69 on boat on Great Lakes)

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1940

Ria Lubbers, wife of Dutch premier Ruud Lubbers

Birth
1941

Jennifer Helen McLeod, composer

Birth
1941

WOV-AM and WNEW-AM in NYC swaps call letters

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1941

Frank Rosenthal, rocker

Birth
1941

Abe "Kid Twist" Reles, NY gangster/police informer, killed

Death