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 This day in History - June 12
400 Historic Events for June 12
1930

Barbara Harris, 1st US Episcopal female bishop

Birth
1930

Hans Koetsier, Dutch sculptor (KLM-Schiphol)

Birth
1930

Heavyweight Max Schmeling KOs Jack Sharkey in NYC

Event
1930

Max Schmeling beats Jack Sharkey on a foul in 4 for hw boxing title

Event
1930

34th US Golf Open: Bobby Jones shoots a 287 at Interlachen CC Minn

Event
1931

Al Capone is indicted on 5,000 counts of prohibition and perjury

Event
1932

Rona Jaffe, novelist (Mazes and Monsters)

Birth
1932

Jim Nabors, Sylacauga Al, actor/singer (Gomer Pyle)

Birth
1932

Mamo Wolde, Ethiopia, marathoner (Olympic-gold-1968)

Birth
1932

Theodorus Heemskerk, lawyer/Dutch sec of state (1866..88), dies at 79

Death
1932

Ren‚ de Clerq, Flemish poet/writer (Book of Love), dies

Death
1933

Financial and Economy World conference opens (66 countries)

Event
1934

Black-McKeller Bill passes causes Bill Boeing empire to break up into Boeing United Aircraft [Technologies] and United Air Lines

Event
1935

Weapons pact ends 3 year war of Gran Chaco (Bolivia vs Paraguay)

Event
1935

Ian Craig, cricketer (prodigious Australian bat of 50's)

Birth
1935

Christoph Meckel, writer

Birth
1935

Senator Huey Long of Louisiana spoke continually for 15« hours in Senate's longest speech on record (150,000 words)

Event
1936

Karl Kraus, writer, dies at 62

Death
1936

Bill Zeliff, (Rep-R-NH)

Birth
1936

1st 50 KW US radio station (Pittsburgh Pa)

Event
1936

Isidore Weiss, French world checker champion, dies

Death
1937

41st US Golf Open: Ralph Guldahl shoots a 281 at Oakland Hills Mich

Event
1937

USSR executes 8 army leaders as Stalin's purge continues

Event
1939

Baseball Hall of Fame opens in Cooperstown NY

Event
1939

43rd US Golf Open: Byron Nelson shoots a 284 at Phila CC in Phila

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