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 This day in History - June 12
400 Historic Events for June 12
1920

52nd Belmont: Clarence Kummer aboard Man o' War wins in 2:14.2

Event
1921

Hendrik J Witteveen, economist/minister of finance/director (IMF)

Birth
1921

James Houston, Toronto, author/filmmaker (Tikta'Liktak)

Birth
1921

H C Artmann, writer

Birth
1922

St Louis Brown Hub Pruett strikes out Babe Ruth 3 straight times

Event
1922

German Reich president Friedrich Ebert visits Munich

Event
1922

St Louis gets record 10 hits in a row and beats Phillies 14-8

Event
1922

Wolfgang Kapp, German politician (Kapp putsch 1920), dies at 63

Death
1922

Leif Thybo, composer

Birth
1923

Harry Houdini frees himself from a straight jacket while suspended upside down, 40 feet (12 m) above ground in NYC

Event
1923

Marta Pan, Hungarian/French sculptor (Great spiral)

Birth
1924

George Herbert Walker Bush, MA, 43 VP (1981-89) 41st Pres (R, 1989-93)

Birth
1925

William DeHart Hubbard of US, sets long jump record at 25' 10 3/4"

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1926

Brazil leaves League of Nations

Event
1926

58th Belmont: Albert Johnson aboard Crusader wins in 2:32.2

Event
1927

Henry Slesar, Brooklyn NY, headwriter (Edge of Night)

Birth
1928

Salvador Diaz Miron, Mexicans poet, dies

Death
1928

NY Yankee Lou Gehrig hits 2 triples and 2 HRs to be White Sox 15-7

Event
1928

Michael Wishart, artist

Birth
1928

Richard Sherman, composer/lyricist (Mary Poppins)

Birth
1928

Vic Damone, [Vito Farinola], Bkln, singer (Street Where You Live)

Birth
1929

Anne Frank, Holland, Nazi victim/diarist (Diary of Anne Frank)

Birth
1929

Brigid Brophy, novelist/campaigner

Birth
1930

Dyce Willcocks, cricketer ("Grand Old Man" of Canadian cricket), dies

Death
1930

Jim Burke, cricketer (Australian opener of 50s)

Birth