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 This day in History - January 12
396 Historic Events for January 12
1925

Ralph Legall, cricket wicket-keeper (WI v India 1954)

Birth
1925

Laurentiu Profeta, composer

Birth
1925

Oskar Brefeld, German botanist, dies at 85

Death
1925

Bill Burrud, Hollywood Calif, host (Safari to Adventure, Animal World)

Birth
1925

John Howard Lawson's "Processional," premieres in NYC

Event
1926

Ray Price, country singer (Good Times)

Birth
1926

Morton Feldman, NYC, composer

Birth
1927

Salvatore Martirano, composer

Birth
1927

Leopold Ahsen, writer

Birth
1928

Ruth Snyder, 1st woman to die in electric chair

Death
1928

Lew Gallo, Mt Kisko, actor (12 O'Clock High)

Birth
1928

Philip Barry and Elmer Rice's "Cock Robin," premieres in NYC

Event
1929

Colin Berry Haycraft, publisher

Birth
1929

Seatrain (RR cars on ships) service begins, New Orleans-Havana

Event
1929

Dietrich Sch„fer, German historian (Mein Leben), dies at 83

Death
1930

Jennifer P Johnston, Irish author (Fool's sanctuary)

Birth
1930

Glenn Yarborough, singer (Limeliters-Honey and Wine, Jubilee)

Birth
1930

NHL's Boston Bruins win then-record 14th consecutive game

Event
1932

Alain Teister, Dutch sculptor/writer

Birth
1932

France's Laval govt falls

Event
1932

Hattie W Caraway elected 1st woman senator (D-Ark)

Event
1932

Philip Barry's "Animal Kingdom," premieres in NYC

Event
1933

Uprising of Guardia Civil in Spain, 25 dies

Event
1933

Vaclav Suk, composer, dies at 71

Death
1933

Michael Aspel, British talk show host

Birth