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 This day in History - June 12
400 Historic Events for June 12
1888

Carel Vosmaer, art historian/poet/editor (Neth Spectator), dies at 62

Death
1889

Single tornado kills 119, injures 146 (New Richmond Wisc)

Event
1890

Egon Schiele, Austrian painter/graphic artist

Birth
1892

John Donald Robb, composer

Birth
1892

Neth Society for Currency and Coin collecting forms

Event
1893

Kommer Kleijn, Dutch actor/radio play director (Paul Vlaanderen)

Birth
1897

Possibly most severe quake in history strikes Assam India, shock waves felt over an area size of Europe (negligible death toll)

Event
1897

Anthony Eden, Earl of Avon (C), British PM (1955-57)

Birth
1897

Alexandre Tansman, Lodz Poland, composer (Dyptique)

Birth
1898

Philippine nationalists declares independence from Spain to US control

Event
1900

German Navy Law calls for massive increase in sea power

Event
1900

Betsy van Es, Flemish actress (Sonna)

Birth
1900

Amadeo Roldan, composer

Birth
1902

Hendrik J Elias, Flemish historian/(mayor-Ghent)

Birth
1903

Niagara Falls, Ontario incorporated as a city

Event
1904

Eino Roiha, composer

Birth
1907

Giorgio Nataletti, composer

Birth
1907

Yanks commit 11 errors and lose 14-6 to Tigers

Event
1908

Otto Skorzeny, German/Austrian SS Fhrer (Mussolini/Horthy)

Birth
1908

Max Tailleur, adjudant to Prince Bernhard/Jewish humorist

Birth
1908

Lusitania crosses Atlantic in record 4 days 15 hours (NYC)

Event
1908

Ronald Selby Wright, minister

Birth
1909

Mansel Treharne Thomas, composer

Birth
1909

Archie Bleyer, Corona NY, orch leader (Arthur Godfrey)

Birth
1909

"Shine On, Harvest Moon" by Ada Jones and Billy Murray hits #1

Event