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 This day in History - August 12
404 Historic Events for August 12
1969

Lincoln Coleman, NFL running back (Atlanta Falcons)

Birth
1969

Nate Gwynne, Davis Calif, kayak (alt-Olympics-96)

Birth
1969

Boston Celtics sold for an NBA record $6 million

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1969

Stuart Williams, cricketer (West Indian opening batsman 1994- )

Birth
1969

Dick Ryan, actor (For Heaven's Sake), dies after long illness at 72

Death
1969

Kitty G, [Katia Geiger], Leningrad Russia, cable tv actress

Birth
1970

Curt Flood loses his $41 million antitrust suit against baseball

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1970

Alison Inverarity, Australian high jumper (Olympics-8th-92, 96)

Birth
1971

Jim Walker, Sydney NSW Australia, canoeist (Olympics-96)

Birth
1971

Pete Sampras, Wash DC, tennis champ (US Open-1990, 93 95)

Birth
1971

Syriam Pres Assad drops diplomatic relations with Jordan

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1972

Rebecca Gayheart, actress (Hannah Mayberry-Loving)

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1972

John Jones, WLAF guard (Rhein Fire)

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1972

Del "The Funkee Homosapian", rapper

Birth
1972

Allison Cook, Australian basketballl player (Olympics-bronze-96)

Birth
1972

"Funny Thing Happened..." closes at Lunt-Fontanne NYC after 156 perfs

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1972

Ian and Greg Chappell both scores centuries in same Test Cricket innings

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1972

Last American combat ground troops leave Vietnam

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1972

"Oh! Calcutta!" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 1316 performances

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1973

Latasha Byears, WNBA guard (Sacramento Monarchs)

Birth
1973

John Clay, cricketer (Glamorgan offie in only Test 1935), dies

Death
1973

Todd Marchant, Buffalo NY, NHL center (Edmonton Oilers)

Birth
1973

Moses Ware, NFL wide receiver (Minn Vikings)

Birth
1973

55th PGA Championship: Jack Nicklaus shoots a 277 at Canterbury Cleve

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1973

Betty Burfeindt wins LPGA Child and Family Service Golf Opens

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