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 This day in History - July 12
358 Historic Events for July 12
1952

Phil Kramer, Youngtown Oh, rocker (Iron Butterfly)

Birth
1952

Liz Mitchell, Jamaica, rock vocalist (Boney M)

Birth
1952

East German SED decides to form German DR army

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1953

Joseph Jongen, Belgian composer, dies at 79

Death
1953

KTVB TV channel 7 in Boise, ID (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting

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1953

Marie-Alphonse-Nicolas-Joseph Jongen, composer, dies at 79

Death
1954

Major League Baseball Players Assn founded

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1954

Pres Eisenhower put forward a plan for an interstate highway system

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1955

22nd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-5 in 12 at County Stad, Milw

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1955

Christian Democratic Party forms in Argentina

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1956

Mel Harris, [Mary Ellen], Bethlehem Pa, actress (Hope-30 Something)

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1956

Maurice Lippens, Belgian governor of Congo (1921-23), dies at 80

Death
1957

Rick Douglas Husband, Amarillo Texas, USAF mjr/astronaut

Birth
1957

Buddy Foster, actor (Hondo, Mayberry RFD)

Birth
1957

1st President to fly in helicopter-Dwight Eisenhower

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1957

US Surgeon Gen Leroy Burney connects smoking with lung cancer

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1958

"Li'l Abner" closes at St James Theater NYC after 693 performances

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1958

US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Bikini Island

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1959

Judi Adams, Phoenix Az, archer (Olympics-1980, 96)

Birth
1959

Rolonda Watts, talk show hostess (Rolanda)

Birth
1959

NBC uses cameras to show catchers signals during ankee-Red Sox game

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1960

Echo I, 1st passive satellite launched

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1960

Joyce Ziske wins LPGA Hoosier Celebrity Golf Tournament

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1960

USSR's Sputnik 5 launched with 2 dogs

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1960

XEWT TV channel 12 in Tijuana-San Diego, CA (IND) begins broadcasting

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