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 This day in History - December 11
351 Historic Events for December 11
1972

John Mills, cricketer (7 Tests for NZ in early 1930's, 241 runs), dies

Death
1972

Robert Robinson, CFL defensive linebacker (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)

Birth
1972

Astronauts Cernan and Harrison become 11th and 12th on Moon

Event
1972

Jet's Don Maynard becomes all time pro reception leader (632)

Event
1973

Erin Moorad, Chicago Ill, pairs skater (and Richard Gillam)

Birth
1973

Luke Casserly, Australian soccer defender (Olyroos, Olympics-96)

Birth
1973

NA Soccer League awards LA, SF, Seattle and Vancouver franchises

Event
1973

Houston Astro Caesar Cedino jailed in death of 19 year old woman

Event
1973

Ron Santo becomes 1st to invoke no-trade clause of 10-year-1-club vet

Event
1973

West German chancellor Willy Brandt normalizes trade with Czech

Event
1973

Ralph Intranuovo, East York, NHL center (Edmonton Oilers)

Birth
1974

Kevin Devine, cornerback/kick returner (Jacksonville Jaguars)

Birth
1974

Reed Hadley, actor (Racket Squad, Public Defender), dies at 63

Death
1975

Great Yankee trade getting Willie Randolph, Dock Ellis and Ken Brett from Pirates for George "Doc" Medich

Event
1975

1st class postage rises from 10› to 13›

Event
1976

Shareef AbdurRahim, NBA forward (Vancouver Grizzlies)

Birth
1978

6 masked men bound 10 employees at Lufthansa cargo area at NY Kennedy Airport and made off with $5.8 M in cash and jewelry

Event
1979

Claire Carleton, NYC, actress (Alice-Cimarron City), dies at 66

Death
1979

Great Britain grants independence to Zimbabwe (Rhodesia)

Event
1979

Geoff Boycott scores cricket century in a limited-over international

Event
1980

Dirk Wellham scores 100 on 1st-class debut, NSW v Victoria

Event
1980

Rider Strong, SF Calif, actor (Shawn Hunter-Boy Meets World)

Birth
1981

Wash Capitals biggest margin of victory (9) beating Toronto 11-2

Event
1981

Spacelab I arrives at Kennedy Space Center

Event
1981

Peru's Javier Perez de Cuellar becomes sec-gen of UN

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