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 This day in History - February 12
434 Historic Events for February 12
1912

Ernest Clark, London England, actor (Doctor in the House)

Birth
1913

Pedro Gastao de Orleans e Bragan‡a, grandson of emperor Pedro I

Birth
1914

Nello Celio, Swiss president

Birth
1914

Gordon Tex Beneke, saxophonist/bandleader/vocalist (Glenn Miller Orch)

Birth
1915

Cornerstone laid for Lincoln Memorial in Wash DC

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1915

Andrew J Goodpaster, US, general/supreme commander (NATO-Europe)

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1915

Charles Emile Waldteufel, composer, dies at 77

Death
1915

Lorne Greene, Ottawa Canada, actor (Bonanza, Battlestar Galactica)

Birth
1916

1st edition of Joseph Patterson/Sidney Smith strip "Gumps"

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1916

Joseph L Alioto, (Mayor-SF)

Birth
1916

Karl Hubert Rudolf Schiske, Austrian composer (Vom Tode)

Birth
1916

J W Richard Dedekind, German mathematician, dies

Death
1917

Thomas K Scherman, NYC, conductor (Little Orch Society 1947-75)

Birth
1918

Dominic DiMaggio, baseball outfielder (Boston Red Sox)

Birth
1918

Julian S Schwinger, US physicist

Birth
1919

Forrest Tucker, Plainfield Ind, actor (O'Rourke-F Troop, Dusty Trail)

Birth
1920

Jean Allemane, French socialist/communard (allemanisten), dies at 77

Death
1920

Ottalee Baker, Frank "Home Run" Baker's wife, dies at 31

Death
1920

Emile Sauret, composer, dies at 67

Death
1920

NL votes 6-2 for 1 commissioner AL votes 6-2 to keep group commission

Event
1920

-Apr 26] 14,000 Rotterdam/Amsterdam harbor workers strike

Event
1921

Charles Leslie, cricketer (4 Tests England v Australia 1882-83), dies

Death
1921

Winston Churchill becomes British, minister of Colonies

Event
1921

Soviet troops invade Georgia (theirs, not ours)

Event
1923

Franco Zeffirelli, Florence Italy, director (Romeo and Juliet)

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