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 This day in History - July 12
358 Historic Events for July 12
1982

Britain announces it is returning 593 Argentine POWs

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1983

Chad govt troops reconquer Ab‚ch‚

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1983

Chris Wood, rocker (Traffic), dies at 39

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1984

Geraldine Ferraro, NY becomes 1st woman major-party VP candidate

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1985

"Singin' in the Rain" opens at Gershwin Theater NYC for 367 perfs

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1985

STS 51-F launch scrubbed at T -3s because of main engine shutdown

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1985

Doctors discover a cancerous growth in Pres Reagan's colon

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1987

8th US Seniors Golf Open: Gary Player

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1987

Phillies Kent Tekulve pitches his 900th game in relief

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1987

50 white South Africans meets ANCers in Dakar

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1987

1st time in 20 years a delegation from USSR lands in Israel

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1987

15th du Maurier Golf Classic: Jody Rosenthal

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1988

Raymond W Goldsmith, US economist, dies at 83

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1988

59th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 2-1 at Riverfront Stadium, Cin

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1988

All star MVP: Terry Steinbach (Oakland A's)

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1988

Margo Adams alleges Red Sox Wade Bogg's had an affair with her

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1988

Joshua Logan, Broadway producer, dies at 79 of palsy

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1988

USSR launches Phobos II for Martian orbit

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1989

NY Yankee pitching great Ron Guidry retires (170-91 .651, 3.29 ERA)

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1990

Boris Yeltsin quits Soviet Communist Party

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1990

Richard R Briggs, dies after short illness at 71

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1990

Chicago White Sox Melido Perez no-hits Yankees 8-0 in a rain shortened 6 inning game at Yankee Stadium (7th no-hitter of 1990)

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1990

"Les Miserables," opens at National Theatre, Washington

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1992

Axl Rose arrested on riot charges in St Louis of Jul 2, 1991 concert

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1992

Reginald Beck, English film editor (Robbery, Accident, Boom), dies

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