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 This day in History - August 12
404 Historic Events for August 12
1944

Churchill and Tito meet in Naples

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1944

Donna Michele, playmate (Dec, 1963)/actress (Beach Blanket Bingo)

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1944

Pipeline under ocean (Pluto) begins operating

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1944

Fran‡ois Ambrosiny, Fr dancer/choreographer (Fˆtes d'H‚b‚), dies at 66

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1948

Cliff Fish, rocker (Paper Lace)

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1948

Graham Zellick, principal (Queen Mary and Westfield College London)

Birth
1948

Ron Mael, [J Ronald Day], Culver City Ca, rock keyboardist (Sparks)

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1948

Cleveland Indians get 29 hits in a 9 inning game

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1948

Court of justice sentences Gen Fr Christiansen to 12 years

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1949

16th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Philadelphia 38, All-Stars 0 (93,780)

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1949

Anthony Akerman, South Africa, director

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1949

Fernando Collor de Mello, president of Brazil (1990-92)

Birth
1949

Mark Knopfler, guitar/vocals (Dire Straits-Sultans of Swing)

Birth
1950

NY Giants (NFL) beat Ottawa Roughriders (CFL) 20-6 in Ottawa

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1950

Kid Creole, singer (Cocoanuts)

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1950

Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Humani generis

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1951

Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA World Golf Championship

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1951

Charles E Brady Jr, Pinehurst NC, Cmdr USN/astronaut (STS 78)

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1951

Kid Creole, [August Darnell Browder], US singer (Savannah)

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1951

Hector Rodriguez, Cuba, lightweight judo (Olympic-gold-1976)

Birth
1952

Hussain ibn Talal proclaimed King of Jordan

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1953

Soviet Union conducts secret test of its 1st hydrogen bomb

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1953

Heavy earthquake strikes Isotope islands, 435 killed

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1953

Ann Davidson, 1st woman to sail solo across Atlantic, arrives Miami

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1954

Senator Eddie Yost draws his 100th walk for 5th year in a row

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