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 This day in History - February 12
434 Historic Events for February 12
1933

Juanita [Ruth] Coulson, sci-fi author (Web of Wizardry, Space Trap)

Birth
1933

German vice-chancellor von Papen demands Catholic aid for Nazis

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1934

Annette Crosbie, British(?) actress

Birth
1934

Bill Russell, Monroe La, NBAer (Boston Celtics, Oly-gold-56)

Birth
1934

France hit by a general strike against fascists and royalists

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1934

Export-Import Bank incorporates

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1935

Gene McDaniels, US vocalist/bandleader/actor (Young Swingers)

Birth
1935

Ken Still, golfer

Birth
1935

Ray Manzarek, keyboardist (Doors-Light My Fire, Unknown Soldier)

Birth
1935

Great airship, USS Macon, crashes into Pacific Ocean

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1936

Joe Don Baker, Groesback Tx, actor (Eischied, Walking Tall, Fletch)

Birth
1936

Paul Shenar, Milwaukee Wisc, actor (Carrington-Roots)

Birth
1936

Arnost Parsch, composer

Birth
1936

Fang Lizhi, Chinese astrophysicist/dissident

Birth
1937

Charles Everett Dumas, Tulsa Ok, high jumper (Olympic-gold-1956)

Birth
1937

Cleveland (now Los Angeles) Rams granted an NFL franchise

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1938

Johnny Rutherford, auto racer

Birth
1938

Austrian chancellor Schuschnigg visits Hitler in Berchtesgaden

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1938

German troops entered Austria

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1938

Judy Blume, author (Wifey)

Birth
1939

John D Hancock, actor/director (Black Marble, Traxx, Houston Knights)

Birth
1940

Hank Brown, (Rep-R-CO, 1981-88)

Birth
1941

Naomi Uemura, mountain climber (1st Japanese to scale Everest)

Birth
1941

Ross Morgan, cricketer (NZ batsman in 20 Tests 1965-72)

Birth
1941

Jewish Council for Amsterdam forms, under Ascher/Cohen

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