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 This day in History - December 12
413 Historic Events for December 12
1963

Kenya (formerly British East Africa) declares independence from UK

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1963

Frank Sinatra Jr returned after being kidnapped

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1963

Argentina asks for extradition of ex-president Peron

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1963

Teresa Blake, Tuscaloosa Ala, actress (Gloria Marsh-All My Children)

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1964

H I "Sailor" Young, cricketer (left-arm bowler Eng v Aust 1899), dies

Death
1964

Haywood Jeffires, NFL wide receiver (Houston Oilers)

Birth
1964

Cleveland Browns' Frank Ryan sets club record of 5 TD passes

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1964

Shooting starts for "Star Trek" pilot "The Cage" (Menagerie)

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1964

Rockin' Jeff, rocker (The Pasadenas-Riding on a Train)

Birth
1965

Johnny Lee, actor (Calhoun-Amos 'n' Andy), dies at 67

Death
1965

Beatles last Great Britain concert (Capitol Theatre in Cardiff Wales)

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1965

Gale Sayers of Chicago Bears scores 6 TDs, ties NFL record

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1965

Doug Walters makes maiden Test ton in 1st Test, goes on to 155

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1965

Laurie Grover-Tavares, Newark NJ, biathelete (Olympics-1994)

Birth
1965

Vivian Beaumont Theater opens at 65th St and Amsterdam Ave NYC

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1966

Cheryl Dickey, Houston Texas, 100m hurdler

Birth
1966

US Supreme Courts votes 4-3 allowing Braves to move to Atlanta

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1966

Jim Sandlak, Kitchener, NHL right wing (Vancouver Canucks)

Birth
1967

David Szott, NFL guard (KC Chiefs)

Birth
1967

John Randle, NFL defensive tackle (Minn Vikings)

Birth
1967

Masood Anwar, cricketer (one Test Pakistan v West Indies 1990)

Birth
1967

US launches Pioneer 8 into solar orbit

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1968

Walter Robins, cricketer (19 Tests for England 64 wkts), dies

Death
1968

Laurie Williams, cricketer (West Indian ODI all-rounder v NZ 1996)

Birth
1968

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

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