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 This day in History - September 12
414 Historic Events for September 12
1891

Adolph Weiss, composer

Birth
1892

Alfred A Knopf, US, publisher (1966 Alexander Hamilton Medal)

Birth
1894

Billy Gilbert, Louisville Ky, (Great Dictator, His Gal Friday)

Birth
1894

Rafael Nunez, Colombia, 3 times president (188?..94), dies at 68

Death
1895

Defender (US) beats Valkyrie III (Engld) in 10th America's Cup

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1895

Alice Lake, Brooklyn NY, silent screen actress (Glamour, Wicked)

Birth
1896

Giuseppe Zoppi, Swiss writer (Il Libro Dell'Alpe)

Birth
1897

IrŠne Joliot-Curie, French physicist (neutron, Nobel 1935)

Birth
1898

Ben Shahn, painter (1964 Arts and Letters)

Birth
1899

Gerard Hordijk, Dutch architect/painter

Birth
1900

Eric Harding Thiman, composer

Birth
1901

Arabs attack Gedara Palestine

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1901

Ben Blue, Montreal, actor (Accidental Family, Frank Sinatra Show)

Birth
1901

Ernst Pepping, German composer

Birth
1902

Juscelino Kubitschek, president Brazil (1955-60)

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1902

Margaret Hamilton, Ohio, wicked witch of the west (Wizard of Oz)

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1904

Gavril Nikolayevich Popov, composer

Birth
1905

Boris Arapov, composer

Birth
1906

Dmitri Dmitriyevich Shostakovich, St Petersburg Russia, composer [OS]

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1906

Ruvim Pergament, composer

Birth
1907

Joe Lederer, Austrian actress/writer (Drei Tage Liebe)

Birth
1907

Lusitania arrives in NYC after 5 day crossing of Atlantic (record)

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1908

Winston Churchill marries Clementine Hozier

Event
1909

Spud Chandler, baseball player (AL MVP 1943)

Birth
1909

Chili Bouchier, British?, actress (Murder in Reverse)

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