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 This day in History - May 12
436 Historic Events for May 12
1958

US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak

Event
1959

"Nervous Set" opens at Henry Miller's Theater NYC for 23 performances

Event
1959

Dave Christian, Minn, NHL right wing (Wash Caps, Olympic-gold-1980)

Birth
1959

Liz Taylor's 4th marriage (Eddie Fisher)

Event
1960

Elvis Presley appears on a Frank Sinatra special

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1960

Lisa Ondieki, Australian marathoner (Olympics-7th-84, 88, 96)

Birth
1960

Cecil Armstrong Gibbs, composer, dies at 70

Death
1960

Lisa Martin, Australian marathoner (Olympic-silver 1988)

Birth
1961

Billy Duffy, rocker (Cult-Hell's Kitchen)

Birth
1961

Botvinnik wins world chess championship for 3rd time

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1962

Grevelingendam closes

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1962

US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island

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1962

Dick Calkins, co-author (Buck Rogers), dies at 67

Death
1962

Amy Benz, Rochester NY, LPGA golfer (1994 Oldsmobile Classic-3rd)

Birth
1962

Emilio Estevez, NYC, actor (Breakfast Club, Young Guns, Mighty Ducks)

Birth
1962

Mark Bradshaw, Happy Camp Calif, diver (Olympics-96)

Birth
1963

Bob Dylan walks off Ed Sullivan Show

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1963

Vanessa Williams, Bkln NY, actress (Rhonda Blair-Melrose Place)

Birth
1963

Mickey Wright wins LPGA Alpine Civitan Golf Open

Event
1963

Race riot in Birmingham Alabama

Event
1963

Stanislaw Wiechowicz, composer, dies at 69

Death
1964

Manlio Brosio chosen as sec-gen of NATO

Event
1964

Joy Ellen Kitzmiller, LA Calif, US badminton player (Olympic-92)

Birth
1965

Israel and West Germany exchange letters beginning diplomatic relations

Event
1965

Stacy Wilson, ice hockey forward (Canada, Oly-98)

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