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 This day in History - December 12
413 Historic Events for December 12
1992

Japanese crown prince Naruhito announces engagement to Masaka Owada

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1992

Julia Kurotchkina, 18, of Russia, crowned 42nd Miss World

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1993

WAQX 104.3 (Q-104) rock format replaces WNCN classic format in NYC

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1993

Jozsef Antall, historian/premier of Hungary (1990-93), dies at 61

Death
1993

Jeremiah Sullivan, actor (Soldier, Double-Stop), dies of AIDS at 58

Death
1993

Gerard "G‚" Nabrink, Dutch anarchist/NVSH-founder, dies at 90

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1993

"Any Given Day" closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 32 performances

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1993

"Kentucky Cycle" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 34 performances

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1994

Donna J. Stone, poet, dies of heart failure at 61

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1994

Stuart Allen Roosa, astronaut (Apollo 14), dies of pancreatitis at 46

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1994

John Edward Caulwell Hearne, writer, dies at 68

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1994

Herman H Felderhof, radio-announcer/head (NRU/NOS Radio), dies at 83

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1994

Antoine Pinay, French PM (1952)/foreign minister, dies at 102

Death
1995

Israeli PM Shimon Peres address both house of US congress

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1995

CBC announces Radio Canada International service to end on March 31

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1995

David Saul Marshall, diplomat lawyer/politician, dies at 97

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1995

Andrew Olle, broadcaster, dies at 48

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1995

NBA referees return to work after striking

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1995

James Altgens, JFK assassination photographer, dies at 76

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1995

David Lincoln Lightbown, politician, dies at 63

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1995

Mohyedin Alempour, tajik artist/journalist, dies at 50

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1995

Mary Bruce, dance Teacher, dies at 95

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1995

Amendment to make it illegal to physically desecrate the flag turned down by senate 63-36 (need 2/3 vote)

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1995

Lindsay Oliver John Boynton, furniture historian, dies

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1996

Jack Perry, businessman, dies at 81

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