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 This day in History - June 12
400 Historic Events for June 12
1910

PEC soccer team forms in Zwolle

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1911

Milovan Djilas, Yugoslavia, writer/politician (New Class)

Birth
1912

Eddie Williams, blues/Jazz Bassist

Birth
1912

Fr‚d‚ric Passy, French economist/pacifist (Nobel 1901), dies

Death
1912

Mary Lavin MacDonald Scott, author

Birth
1912

Russell "Lucky" Hayden, Chico Calif, actor (Judge Roy Bean)

Birth
1913

"Dachshund" by Pathe Freres, early animated cartoon, released

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1914

Maurice Ohana, British?/French? pianist/composer (La C‚lestine)

Birth
1914

Peter Lancelot Williams, dance journalist

Birth
1914

William Lundigan, Syracuse NY, actor (Climax)

Birth
1915

David Rockefeller, CEO (Chase Manhattan Bank)

Birth
1915

29th US Womens Tennis: Molla B Mallory beats Hazel Wightman (46 62 60)

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1916

Irwin Allen, NYC, director (Land of the Giants, Poseidon Adventure)

Birth
1916

Ivan Tors, TV producer (Sea Hunt, Flipper)

Birth
1916

30th US Womens Tennis: Molla B Mallory beats Louise Raymond (60 61)

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1916

Tennis legend Bill Tilden's 1st appearance at US tennis championship

Event
1917

Maria Teresa Carreno, composer, dies at 63

Death
1917

Priscilla Lane, US, actress (Arsenic and Old Lace)

Birth
1917

Secret Service extends protection of president to his family

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1918

1st airplane bombing raid by an American unit, France

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1919

Dutch 2nd Chamber accord for equal Christian-public education

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1919

Uta Hagen, Germany, actress (Boys From Brazil)/teaches acting

Birth
1919

Vera Hruba Ralston, Czech, actress (Dakota, Accused of Murder)

Birth
1920

Peter Jones, England, actor (From a Bird's Eye View)

Birth
1920

Farmer Labor Party organized (Chicago)

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