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 This day in History - June 12
400 Historic Events for June 12
1959

Jenilee Harrison, Glendale Calif, actress (Cindy-3's Company, Dallas)

Birth
1959

Jalal-ud-din, cricketer (Pakistani paceman, ODI hat-trick v Aust 1982)

Birth
1959

SF Giants Mike McCormick no-hits Phillies, 3-0 in 5 inning game

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1960

Louise Suggs wins LPGA Triangle Round Robin Golf Tournament

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1960

KORN (now KDLT) TV channel 5 in Mitchell-Sioux Falls, SD (ABC) begins

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1960

Mark John Calcavecchia, Laurel NE, PGA golfer (1987 Honda Classic)

Birth
1961

Dutch Lockheed Electricity "Sirius" accident at Cairo, kills 20

Event
1961

An ailing Bill Veeck sells his interest in White Sox to Arthur Allyn

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1961

Rod Latham, cricketer (NZ opening batsman)

Birth
1962

Michael Link, Provo Utah, actor (Earl-Julia)

Birth
1962

Ally Sheedy, [Alexandria], NYC, actress (Wargames, Breakfast Club)

Birth
1962

John N Ireland, English composer/pianist (Epic March), dies at 82

Death
1962

USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 56,270 m

Event
1962

Laos prince Souvanna Phouma forms coalition govt

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1962

3 convicts used spoons to dig their way out of Alcatraz

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1963

"Cleopatra" premieres in NYC

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1963

Medgar Evers, NAACP official, shot in Jackson Miss at 37

Death
1963

Philippa June Baker, Wanganui NZ, double scull rower (Olympics-96)

Birth
1963

Andrew Browne, Irish/British admiral (Cape Matapan, WW II), dies at 80

Death
1964

Paula Marshall, Rockville MD, actress (Lindsay Sutton-Chicago Sons)

Birth
1964

Peter Such, cricketer (England off-spinner 1993-)

Birth
1964

Nelson Mandela is sentenced to life in prison in South Africa

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1965

Beatles are awarded MBE

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1965

Cathy Tyson, Liverpool England, actress (Serpant and Rainbow)

Birth
1965

Gwen Torrence, Lithonia GA, 100m/200m/400m (Olympics-2 gold-92, 96)

Birth