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 This day in History - May 12
436 Historic Events for May 12
1937

Gerry E Studds, (Rep-D-MA, 1973- )

Birth
1937

George Carlin, Bronx, comedian (7 dirty words, AM and FM, Carwash)

Birth
1937

George VI crowned King of England

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1937

St Louis Cards beat Phila Phillies, 15-3

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1938

Andrei Amalrik, Russian writer/dissident

Birth
1938

Millie Perkins, Passaic NJ, actress (Jane-Knots Landings)

Birth
1938

Susan Hampshire, London England, actress (Vanity Fair, Living Free)

Birth
1938

Sandoz Labs manufactures LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide)

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1939

Ronald Ziegler, press secretary (Nixon)

Birth
1940

French mariners occupy St Maarten

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1940

Nazi blitz conquest of France began by crossing Muese River

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1940

German tanks conquer Moerdijkbrug

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1941

Great British convoy marches into Alexandria

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1941

Ruud de Wolff, singer/guitarist (Blue Diamonds)

Birth
1941

Anthony Newman, LA Calif, harpsichordist/organist (Bhajeb)

Birth
1941

Little Jayotis Washington, US RandB singer (Persuasions)

Birth
1942

Dumitru Dediu, Romania, cosmonaut (Soyuz 40 backup)

Birth
1942

Ian Dury, Upminster Essex, rocker (Blockheads)/actor (Judge Dredd)

Birth
1942

Barry B[rookes] Longyear, US, sci-fi author (City of Baraboo)

Birth
1942

Timothy Hugh Brown, theatre critic

Birth
1942

Russia occupies Crackow, until Aug 23, 1943

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1942

Nazi U-boat sinks American cargo ship at mouth of Mississippi River

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1942

David Ben-Gurion leaves Jewish state in Palestine

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1942

1,500 Jews gassed in Auschwitz

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1943

Albert Stoessel, composer, dies at 48

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