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 This day in History - February 12
434 Historic Events for February 12
1977

Toronto Maple Leafs shutout Washington Capitals 10-0

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1978

US female Figure Skating championship won by Linda Fratianne

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1978

US male Figure Skating championship won by Charles Tickner

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1978

Debbie Austin wins LPGA American Cancer Society Golf Classic

Event
1978

"Jesus Christ Superstar" closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 96 perfs

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1979

Jean Renoir, French writer/director (Human Beast), dies at 84

Death
1979

Kosmos 1076, 1st Soviet oceanographic satellite, launched

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1980

Sarah Lancaster, KC KS, actress (Rachel-Saved By Bell: New Class)

Birth
1980

Richard Hadlee becomes NZ's top wicket-taker with 117

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1980

NY Islanders 2nd scoreless tie, vs Winnipeg Jets

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1980

"Canterbury Tales" opens at Rialto Theater NYC for 16 performances

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1980

Floyd Taliaferro Alderson, actor (Crossing Trails), dies

Death
1980

Christina Ricci, actress (Wednesday-Addams Family, Mermaids, Casper)

Birth
1981

Jean Dixon, actress (Joy of Livng, You Only Live Once), dies

Death
1981

Admiral Bobby R Inman, USN, becomes deputy director of CIA

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1981

Arbitrator Goetz declares Red Sox catcher Carlton Fisk a free agent

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1981

Cape Verde amends its constitution

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1981

Pete Squires sets record for 1575 steps of Empire State Bldg, 10m

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1982

Victor Jory, actor (Adv of Tom Sawyer, 1st Lady, Jigsaw), dies at 79

Death
1982

Hal Hooker, cricket (307 partners with Kippax for last wicket), dies

Death
1982

Wayne Gretzky scores 153rd point of season, tieing NHL record

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1982

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1982

Cornelis Rijnsdorp, Dutch writer (Culprit), dies at 87

Death
1983

Eubie Blake, ragtime-composer/pianist (Memories of You), dies at 100

Death
1984

West Indies beat Australia 2-0-1 to win cricket World Series Cup receiving all perfect scores for quality and gold medal

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