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 This day in History - February 12
434 Historic Events for February 12
1948

1st Lt Nancy Leftenant becomes 1st black in army nursing corps

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1949

Gundappa Viswanath, cricketer (prolific Indian batsman of 70s)

Birth
1949

Len Randle, baseball player (NY Mets)

Birth
1949

Stanley Knight, country artist (Black Oak Arkansas-High on the Hog)

Birth
1949

"Annie Get Your Gun" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 1147 perfs

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1949

Unidentified aircraft bomb Jerusalem

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1949

Team Canada beats Denmark 47-0 in hockey

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1949

Panic in Quito Ecuador, after "War of the World" played on radio

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1950

Sen Joe McCarthy claims to have list of 205 communist govt employees

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1950

Albert Einstein warns against hydrogen bomb

Event
1950

Steve Hackett, rock guitarist (Genesis-Against All Odds/GTR)

Birth
1950

Michael Ironside, actor, (Starship Troopers)

Birth
1951

Gil "The Bird" Moore, rocker (Triumph)

Birth
1952

Salvador Pineda, Mexico City, doctor

Birth
1953

Simon MacCorkindale, Cambridge, actor (Falcon Crest, Manimal) [or 2/2]

Birth
1953

USSR breaks relations with Israel

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1953

Joanna Kerns, [de Varona], SF Calif, actress (Maggie-Growing Pains)

Birth
1954

Dziga Vertov, [Kaufman], Russian dir (3 Songs of Lenin), dies at 58

Death
1955

Pres Eisenhower sends 1st US advisors to S Vietnam

Event
1955

Arsenio Hall, comedian (Alan Thicke, Arsenio, Coming to America)

Birth
1955

Tom Moore, actor (Ladies be Seated, Majority Rules), dies at 71

Death
1955

McGuire Sisters' "Sincerely" single goes to #1 and stays #1 for 10 weeks

Event
1955

Daniele Masala, Italy, pentathelete (Olympics-1976)

Birth
1955

WTVY TV channel 4 in Dothan, AL (CBS) begins broadcasting

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1955

Soviets decides space center built in Baikonur, Kazachstan

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