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 This day in History - May 12
436 Historic Events for May 12
1974

Tiffany Stoker, Clovis Calif, Miss America (California-4th-1996)

Birth
1974

28th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat Milwaukee, 4 games to 3

Event
1974

Jo Ann Prentice wins LPGA American Defender-Raleigh Golf Classic

Event
1974

Anna Ozolins, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

Birth
1975

US merchant ship Mayaguez seized by Cambodian forces

Event
1975

Lawrence Phillips, running back (St Louis Rams)

Birth
1976

Bayern Munich wins 21st Europe Cup 1

Event
1976

Matthew P Newmark, actor (Joseph Carroll-Guns of Paradise)

Birth
1977

Monique de Bruin, Porland Oregon, fencer-foil (Olympics-96)

Birth
1977

1st quadrophonic concert (Pink Floyd in London)

Event
1977

Emmy 4th Daytime Award presentation

Event
1977

Iva Majoli, Yugoslavia, tennis star

Birth
1978

Amy Wheaton, actress (Curse)

Birth
1978

Commerce Dept says hurricane names will no longer be only female

Event
1978

Thomas Odoyo, cricketer (Kenyan all-rounder 1996 World Cup)

Birth
1979

Chris Evert's 125-match winning streak on clay comes to an end

Event
1980

1st nonstop crossing of US via balloon (Maxie Anderson and son Chris)

Event
1980

Lillian Roth, actress (Animal Crackers, Alice Sweet Alice), dies

Death
1981

Benjamin H Sheares, president of Singapore, dies

Death
1981

James Graham - Founder HistoryOrb.com

Birth
1981

"Lena Horne: Lady, Music" opens at Nederlander NYC for 333 perfs

Event
1981

Isles tie own rec with 2 shorthanded playoff goals in a pd vs Minn

Event
1982

Humphrey Searle, writer (20th Century counterpoint), dies at 66

Death
1982

US Football League forms

Event
1982

In Fatima Portugal, a Spanish priest with a bayonet is stopped prior to his attempt to attack Pope John Paul II

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