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 This day in History - December 12
413 Historic Events for December 12
1986

David Boon's fourth Test century, 103 v England at Adelaide

Event
1987

Louis de Meester, composer, dies at 83

Death
1987

Mookie Blaylock sets NBA record of 13 steals in a game

Event
1987

Okla's sets NCAA record of 33 steals vs Centenary

Event
1987

Rollermania at MSG, Eastern Express beats Midwest Pioneers

Event
1988

Sandra Miller of Queens sues Mike Tyson for sexual harassment

Event
1988

John Canning, NY Post managing editor, dies at 56

Death
1988

PLO leader Yasi Arafat accepts Israel's right to exist

Event
1988

NYC Subway system adds new stations (Z line)

Event
1988

3 trains collide in London, 40 die

Event
1990

US accuses Iraq of dragging its feet on dates for talks

Event
1990

US ambassador to Kuwait, Nathaniel Howell leaves Kuwait

Event
1991

Eleanor Boardman, actor (Crowd), dies in at 93

Death
1991

Ken Keltner, US baseball player (Cleveland Indians), dies at 75

Death
1991

Lex Karsemeijer, Dutch tenor/choral dir (Sweet 16, Pro Musica), dies

Death
1991

Tampa Bay Bucaneer Dexter Manley, retires after failing drug test

Event
1991

Orion Pictures filed Chapter 11 for bankruptcy protection

Event
1991

NJ Nets set NBA record of 22 blocks beating Nuggets 121-81

Event
1991

Maastricht Treaty signed to create a European Community

Event
1991

Actor Richard Gere marries super model Cindy Crawford

Event
1992

Bernard CJ Lievegoed, Dutch anthroposopher (Free College), dies at 87

Death
1992

Jasu Patel, cricketer (29 wkts for India, best 9-69 v Aust), dies

Death
1992

NY Giants lose 19-0 to Phoenix Cardinals

Event
1992

58th Heisman Trophy Award: Gino Torretta, Miami-Fla (QB)

Event
1992

6.8-7.5 earthquake strikes Flores Island (tsunami kills 3,000)

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