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 This day in History - January 12
396 Historic Events for January 12
1908

Ben Seijes, Dutch historian (WW II)

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1908

Jos‚ Lim¢n, Mexican/US dancer (I, Odysseus)

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1909

Mauritz Hugo, Sweden, actor (Atomic Blonde, Road Agent)

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1910

Charles Martin, cartoonist

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1910

Patsy Kelly, Bkln, actress (Rosemary's Baby, North Ave Irregulars)

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1910

Luise Rainer, Austria, actress (Escapade, Good Earth, Big City)

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1912

-47øF (-44øC), Washta, Iowa (state record)

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1912

Peter Pooley, broadcaster

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1914

Edqard John Gurney, politician

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1915

House of Reps rejects proposal to give women right to vote

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1915

Frank Annunzio, (Rep-D-IL, 1965- )

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1915

Ernest Armstrong, miner/politician

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1915

Martin Agronsky, journalist (1952 Peabody, 1961 DuPont-Columbia)

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1915

Joseph Roy George Ralston, pilot

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1916

A P[ieter] W Botha, Orange Free State, president of South Africa

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1916

Britain proclaims Gilbert and Ellice Is colony in Pacific

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1917

Walter Hendl, West New York NJ, conductor

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1918

Montreal Canadien Joe Malone scores 5 goals beating Ottawa 9-4

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1920

James Farmer, Marshall, Tex, civil rights leader

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1920

Annual drafting of baseball players from minor leagues to be done in inverse order of the final standings, agreed to

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1921

Kenesaw Mountain Landis becomes 1st commissioner of baseball

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1921

John Henry Davis Jr, Smithtown NY, weightlifter (Olym-gold-1948, 52)

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1921

Leo Smit, Phila Penn, pianist/composer

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1924

History of Science Society organized at Boston

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1924

Jan Willem Radecker, sculptor/son of John Raedecker

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