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 This day in History - September 12
414 Historic Events for September 12
1952

Neil Peart, Canada, pop drummer (Rush-A Farewell to Kings)

Birth
1952

Gerry Beckley, rock vocalist/guitarist (America-Daisy Jane)

Birth
1953

Lewis Stone, actor (Prisoner of Zenda), dies of heart attack at 73

Death
1953

Nikita Khrushchev becomes 1st Secretary of USSR Communist Party

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1953

Sen John F Kennedy, 36, marries Jacqueline Bouvier, 24

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1953

"Carnival in Flanders" closes at New Century Theater NYC after 6 perfs

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1953

Brooklyn Dodgers, clinch NL pennant earlier than any other team

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1953

John Williams, US, archer (Olympic-gold-1972)

Birth
1953

G‚ Reinders, Dutch singer/songwriter (Girls walk by)

Birth
1953

Frederick Kuys, cricketer (one Test S Africa v England 1898), dies

Death
1954

WLBZ TV channel 2 in Bangor, ME (NBC) begins broadcasting

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1954

White Sox win 90th game, 1st time they win this many since 1920

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1954

Indians sweep Yanks at Municipal Stadium; largest AL crowd (86,563)

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1954

Peter Scolari, New Rochelle NY, actor (Jerry-Newhart, Bosom Buddies)

Birth
1954

Betsy Rawls wins LPGA St Louis Golf Open

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1954

Russell G. Alexander, creator of Today In History v1.2

Birth
1955

Nina Blackwood, Mass, actress/VJ (MTV, Solid Gold, Vice Squad)

Birth
1955

Gustave Vanzype, Belgian literary (La Gazette), dies at 86

Death
1955

KNTV TV channel 11 in San Jose, CA (ABC) begins broadcasting

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1956

Charles Henry Beck, Fayetteville NC, PGA golfer (1990 Buick Open 1992)

Birth
1956

Brian Robertson, Glasgow Scotland, rock guitarist (Thin Lizzy)

Birth
1956

Black students enter and are barred from Clay Ky elementary school

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1957

Archbishop Makarios of Cyprus visits US

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1957

Hawk, [Michael Hegstrand], wrestler (ECW/WCW/WWF/AWA, Legion of Doom)

Birth
1957

Rachel Ward, Cornwell Manor England, actress (Thorn Birds)

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