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 This day in History - July 12
358 Historic Events for July 12
1944

US govt recognizes authority of General De Gaulle

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1945

Cubs stop Braves Tommy Holmes modern-day NL hitting streak at 37 games

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1945

Dimitar Penev, Bulgaria soccer player/union coach (Lokomotiv/CSKA)

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1946

Vance Dinges hits only Phillie pinch hit inside-the-park HR

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1946

Benjamin Britten's "Rape of Lucretia," premieres in Glyndebourne

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1946

Sian Barbara Allen, Reading PA, actress (Scream Pretty Peggy)

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1946

Graham Roope, cricketer (England batsman in 21 Tests 1972-78)

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1947

Pollamani Krishnamurthy, Indian cricket wicket-keeper (1971 WI tour)

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1948

Richard Simmons, exercise guru (Deal-a-Meal)

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1948

Walter Egan, NYC, rock vocalist (Not Shy, Fundamental Roll)

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1948

Jay Thomas, dj/actor (Eddie LeBec-Cheers, Jerry Gold-Murphy Brown)

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1948

1st jets to fly across Atlantic (6 RAF de Havilland Vampires)

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1949

LA Rams sign Norm Van Brocklin

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1949

John Wetton, rock vocalist/bassist (Asia, King Crisom)

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1949

Dutch KLM Constellation crashes near Bombay, 45 die

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1949

16th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 11-7 at Ebbets Field, Brooklyn

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1949

Jay Thomas, Kermit Tx, DJ/actor (Mork and Mindy, Cheers, Murphy Brown)

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1949

Baseball owners agree to erect warning paths before each fence

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1950

ILTF re-admit Germany and Japan in Davis Cup, Poland and Hungary withdraws

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1950

Hague Council of Annulment convicts German war criminals W Lages, FH Van de Funten and F Fischer to death

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1950

Eric Carr, rock drummer (Kiss-Beth)

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1951

Cheryl Ladd, Huron SD, actress (Charlie's Angels, Purple Hearts)

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1951

NY Yankees Allie Reynolds no-hits Cleve Indians, 8-0

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1951

Jamey Sheridan, Pasadena Calif, actor (Another World)

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1951

Mob tries to keep black family from moving into all-white Cicero Ill

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