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 This day in History - May 12
436 Historic Events for May 12
1943

Billy Swan, Cape Giradeau La, rocker (I Can Help)

Birth
1943

David Walker, rock keyboardist (Gary Lewis and Playboys-Diamond Ring)

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1943

Linda Dano, LA Calif, actress (Felicia Gallant-Another World)

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1943

Axis forces in North Africa surrender

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1943

German troops in Tunisia North Africa surrender

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1943

British premier Winston Churchill arrives in US

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1944

James Purify, US singer (I'm Your Puppet)

Birth
1944

Arthur T Quiller-Couch [Q], British author/critic, dies at 80

Death
1944

Secret Police arrest Gerrit Van de Peat

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1944

900+ 8th Air Force bombers attack Zwikau, Bohlen and Brux

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1944

Eva Demski, writer

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1944

Krim purged of nazi troops

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1945

Willie Parnell, US singer (Archie Bell and the Drells)

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1945

Jayotis Washington, rocker

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1945

Linda Carlson, Knoxville Tn, actress (Bev-Newhart, Katie-Kaz)

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1946

Ian McLagen, rocker (Faces)

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1946

Leonard Baichan, cricketer (WI opener, 103 v Pakistan on debut 1975)

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1948

Lindsay Ann Crouse, NYC, actress (Slapshot, Iceman, Places in Heart)

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1948

Steve Winwood, England, rock bassist (A Higher Love)

Birth
1948

Isidor Achron, composer, dies at 55

Death
1948

Queen Wilhelmina resigns

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1949

West begins Berlin Airlift to get supplies around Soviet blockade

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1949

1st foreign woman ambassador received in US (S V L Pandit India)

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1950

Gabriel Byrne, Dublin Ireland, actor (Hello Again, Cool World)

Birth
1950

Renate Stecher-Meissner, German DR, sprinter (Oly-gold-72)

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