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 This day in History - January 12
396 Historic Events for January 12
1890

Mordecai W Johnson, educator

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1893

Hermann Goering, propoganda minister (Nazi Germany)

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1894

Billy Gilbert, Louisville KY, actor (Paradise Alley, Safari, Rio)

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1896

1st X-ray photo in US (Dr Henry Smith, Davidson NC)

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1896

Rex Ingram, Ireland, actor/director (Elmer Gantry, God's Little Acre)

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1897

Hendrik J Valk, painter/cartoonist/graphic artist

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1898

Jose Forns y Cuadras, composer

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1899

Paul H Mller, Swiss chemist (DDT-Nobel 1948)

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1900

Freeland Colony founded in US

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1900

Vaino Hannikainen, composer

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1901

Kurt Jooss, Wrtemburg, Germany, ballet choreographer

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1902

Ibn Abdul-Aziz Saud, Kuwait, king (Saudi Arabia)

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1902

Ray Teal, Grand Rapids Mich, actor (Sheriff Roy Coffee-Bonanza)

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1902

Simon H Spoor, Dutch gen/intelligence officer for Gen MacArthur

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1903

Igor V Kurtshatov, Russian nuclear physicist (1st Rus nuclear bomb)

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1903

Rhodes Opera House burns in Boyertown Pa, killing 170

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1903

Harry Houdini performs at Rembrandt theater, Amsterdam

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1904

Mississippi Fred McDowell, jazz artist

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1904

Southwest-Africa uprising under Samuel Maherero against German garison

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1906

1st time Dow Jones closes above 100 (100.26)

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1906

Henny Youngman, England, comedian (Take my wife please...)

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1906

Football rules committee legalizes forward pass

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1906

Tex Ritter, Texas, country singer (5 Star Jubilee, Wayward Wind)

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1907

Sergei Korolev, scientist

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1907

Britain grants responsible govt to former colony of Transvaal

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