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 This day in History - June 12
400 Historic Events for June 12
1990

Orioles Cal Ripken plays in his 1,308th consecutive game to move past Everett Scott into 2nd place on the all-time list

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1990

NY Mets beat Chicago Cubs 19-8 at Wrigley Field, Cubs outfielder Doug Dazcenzo pitched a scoreless 9th inning

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1991

Boris Yelstin elected president of Russian Federation

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1991

45th NBA Championship: Chicago Bulls beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 1

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1991

Mount Pinatubo volcano on Philippines erupts

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1992

"Batman Returns" is released in USA

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1992

Serge Daney, French film critic (Les cahiers du cin‚ma, Traffic), dies

Death
1992

Gerda Nicolson, actress (Next of Kin, Clinic), dies

Death
1992

Edward Fleming, Danish director (Lille Spejl), dies

Death
1993

"Three Little Pigs" by Green Jelly hits #17

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1994

Menachem Mendel Schneerson, Lubavitcher leader (1950-94), dies at 92

Death
1994

Liselotte Neumann wins Minnesota LPGA Golf Classic

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1994

Otto Roesch, paleontologist, dies at 93

Death
1994

Ron Goldman, waiter, murdered with wife of OJ Simpson at 27

Death
1994

Cab Calloway suffered massive stroke at his home in White Plaines NY

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1994

48th Tony Awards: Angels in America: Perestroika and Passion win

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1994

-17] Pope John Paul II visits Spain

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1994

Nicole Brown Simpson, ex-wife of OJ, murdered at 35 (probably by OJ)

Death
1995

Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, pianist, dies at 75

Death
1996

Ilona Ference, actress (Quatermass II, Star of My Night), dies at 78

Death
1996

Marge Schott gives up day-to-day operations because of her numerous insensitive comments about Adolf Hitler, working women and Asians

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1996

3 Phila Fed Court judges overturn US indecency ban on internet

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1996

MacKenzie John, pipe major, dies at 83

Death
1997

MTV Movie Awards

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1997

1st ever baseball inter-league game SF Giants beat Texas Rangers 4-3

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