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 This day in History - May 12
436 Historic Events for May 12
1926

Umberto Nobile flies airship over North Pole

Event
1926

Gen Pilsudski sets coup on premier Witos compared

Event
1926

Mervyn M Dymally, (Rep-D-CA, 1981- )

Birth
1926

Earl Hutto, Panama City Fla, (Rep-D-FL, 1979- )

Birth
1928

Manuel Lujan Jr, (Rep-R-NM, 1969- )

Birth
1928

Mussolini ends woman's rights in Italy

Event
1928

Opium laws enforced

Event
1929

Pulitzer prize awarded to Julia Peterkin (Scarlet Sister Mary)

Event
1929

Burt Bacharach, KC Mo, composer (I'll Never Fall in Love Again)

Birth
1930

Pat McCormick-Keller, Lakewood Calif, diver (Oly-4 gold-1952, 56)

Birth
1930

Pulitzer prize awarded to Marc Connelly (Green Pastures)

Event
1930

Pieter Jelles Troelstra, Dutch SDAP leader, dies at 70

Death
1931

Eugene Ysaye, composer, dies at 72

Death
1931

Eugene-Auguste Ysaye, composer, dies at 72

Death
1931

Johan Fleerackers, Flemish vice-president of Dutch One

Birth
1932

Body of kidnapped son of Charles Lindbergh is found in Hopewell NJ

Event
1932

Goofy, aka Dippy Dawg, 1st appears in 'Mickey's Revue' by Walt Disney

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1932

Lindbergh baby, found dead

Death
1933

Federal Emergency Relief Administration and Agricultural Adjustment Administration form to help the needy and farmers

Event
1934

60th Preakness: Robert Jones aboard High Quest wins in 1:58.2

Event
1934

"Cocktails For Two," by Duke Ellington hits #1

Event
1935

Josef Pilsudski, Polish dictator (1926-35), dies

Death
1936

Ralph Vaughan Williams' "Poisoned Kiss," premieres in London

Event
1936

Tom Snyder, Milwaukee Wisc, newscaster (Tommorow, NBC Weekend News)

Birth
1937

Beryl Burton, UK, won record (7) women's cycling titles

Birth