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 This day in History - September 12
414 Historic Events for September 12
1935

55th US Mens Tennis: Wilmer L Allison beats Sidney B Wood (62 62 63)

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1935

Richard H Hunt, Chicago, sculptor (Pyramidal Construction)

Birth
1935

Allan B Swift, (Rep-D-Washington, 1979- )

Birth
1935

Millionaire Howard Hughes flies his own designed plane at 352.46 mph

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1936

50th US Womens Tennis: Alice Marble beats Helen Hull Jacobs (46 63 62)

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1936

56th US Mens Tennis: Fred Perry beats J Donald Budge (26 62 86 16 108)

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1936

Hermann Hirt, German linguist (Indo-European Grammar), dies at 70

Death
1937

Daniela Rocca, Sicily, actress (Battle of Austerlitz, Empty Canvas)

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1937

Wesley Hall, West indian/British politician

Birth
1938

Adolph Hitler demands self-determination for Sudeten Germans in Czech

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1938

Tatiana Troyanos, NYC, mezzo-soprano (Octavian-Der Rosenleavalier)

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1939

Phillip Ramey, composer

Birth
1939

Henry A Waxman, (Rep-D-California, 1975-86)

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1940

4 teens, following their dog down a hole near Lascaux France discover 17,000-year-old drawings now known as Lascaux Cave Paintings

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1940

Italian troops enter Egypt

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1940

49 die and 200 injured when Hercules Powder Co plant explodes (NJ)

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1940

Susan Sennett, Santa Monica Calif, actress (Big Bad Mama)

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1940

Stephen J Solarz, (Rep-D-NY, 1975-93)

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1940

Roger K Crouch, Jamestown Tenn, astronauts (STS 83, 94)

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1940

Linda Gray, Santa Monica Calif, actress (Sue Ellen Ewing-Dallas)

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1940

Mickey Lolich, pitcher (Detroit Tiger, won 25 in 1971)

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1941

1st German ship in WW II captured by US ship (Busko)

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1941

Hans-Karsten Raecke, composer

Birth
1942

Tom s Marco, Basque/Spanish composer

Birth
1942

Free-Poland and Belgium asks pope to condemn nazi-war crimes

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