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 This day in History - December 12
413 Historic Events for December 12
1923

Raymond Radiguet, French journalist/writer (Ball du Comte), dies at 20

Death
1924

Edward I Koch, NYC, (Mayor-D-NYC, 1977-89)/judge (People's Court)

Birth
1924

Francis Miroglio, composer

Birth
1924

Olivier Gendebien, Belgian auto racer

Birth
1924

Nevit Kodali, composer

Birth
1925

Last Qajar Shah of Iran deposed; Rexa Shah Pahlavi takes over

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1925

Cossack officer/ex-premier Reza Chan becomes shah of Persia

Event
1925

Ghulam Guard, cricketer (lefty pace bowler in 2 Tests for India 1959)

Birth
1925

D G "Dattu" Phadkar, cricketer (pace bowling all-rounder for India)

Birth
1925

Cora Lee Johnson, social activist for rural poor

Birth
1925

Arthur Heinman coins term "motel," opens Motel Inn, San Luis Obispo

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1926

Jean Richepin, French poet/writer (Contes sans morale), dies at 77

Death
1926

Leningrad: premier of Dmitri Sjostakovitsj' 1st Pianoconcert

Event
1927

Heinrich Reitsch, composer, dies at 67

Death
1928

Aitmatow, writer

Birth
1928

Nichols/Brownes "Wings over Europe," premieres in NYC

Event
1928

Lonesome Sundown, blues singer/guitarist

Birth
1928

Helen Frankenthaler, NY, abstract expressionist artist (Arden)

Birth
1929

Doug Ford, cricket wicket-keeper (successful NSW of 50's)

Birth
1929

John Osborne, Engld, playwright (Look Back in Anger, Luther-TONY 1964)

Birth
1930

Start of the 1st Australia v West Indies Test (at Adelaide)

Event
1930

Baseball changes rule, ball bounces into stands not a HR, now a double

Event
1930

Friedrich Voss, composer

Birth
1930

Baseball Rules Committee greatly revises the rule book

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1931

Japanese Govt of Imukai forms

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