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 This day in History - February 12
434 Historic Events for February 12
1899

1st 2-man team 6-day bicycle race in US begins, MSG, NYC

Event
1899

Albert Huybrechts, composer

Birth
1900

Ferenc K”rmendy, Hungarian/US author (Budapest Kaland)

Birth
1900

Fred Emney, London England, actor (Let the People Sing, Lilac Domino)

Birth
1901

Dutch Penitentiary children's law proclaimed

Event
1901

Ram¢n de Campoamor bon Campoosorio, Spanish poet (Col¢n), dies at 83

Death
1902

William D Revelli, Spring Gulch Colorado, band leader

Birth
1904

Ted Mack, Denver Colo, TV host (Original Amateur Hour)

Birth
1905

Marcel Schwob, French writer/journalist (Coeur double), dies

Death
1905

Harry Bellaver, actor (Sgt Arcaro-Naked City)

Birth
1906

George Cohans musical "George Washington," premieres in NYC

Event
1908

NY to Paris auto race (via Alaska and Siberia) begins in NYC George Schuster wins after 88 days behind the wheel

Event
1908

Anna Jeanes bequeaths $1,000,000 to Swarthmore to become all female

Event
1909

National Assn for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) forms

Event
1909

Netherlands' SDAP suspends Marxist Tribune group (Gorter and Wijnkoop)

Event
1909

Barry Wood, New Haven Ct, vocalist (Your Hit Parade)

Birth
1909

Robert Fowler runs world record marathon (2:46:52.6)

Event
1910

Forsyth Hardy, documentary film pioneer

Birth
1910

Lee Byung Chull, Korean industrialist/founder (Samsung Business)

Birth
1911

Sylvstre A Guzman Fernandez, president (Dominican Republic)

Birth
1911

Frank Hercules, writer

Birth
1911

Charles Mathiesen, Norway, 1500m speed skater (Olympic-gold-1936)

Birth
1912

Last Ch'ing (Manchu) emperor of China, Hsuan T'ung, abdicates

Event
1912

China adopts Gregorian calendar

Event
1912

Eddie J Bush, golf professional

Birth