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 This day in History - September 12
414 Historic Events for September 12
1942

Battle of Edson's Ridge begins at Guadalcanal

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1943

Waffen-SS (Skorzeny) frees Mussolini at Gran Sasso

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1943

German paratroopers, on orders of Adolf Hitler, seize former Italian dictator Benito Mussolini who was being held prisoner by the govt

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1943

Maria Muldaur, Greenwich Village, NY, singer (Midnight at the Oasis)

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1943

Free French lands on Corsica

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1944

US Army troops entered Germany for 1st time

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1944

Barry White, Galveston Tx, singer (Love's Theme)

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1944

Noorbeek and Mheer freed

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1944

-16] Hurricane, kills 389 in NC

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1945

John Mauceri, NYC, conductor (Wash DC Opera)

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1945

Maria Aitken, actress (Fish Called Wanda)

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1945

Vern M Lindblad, Seattle WA, Turkologist

Birth
1946

Court martial convicts Henry de Man to 20 years, in Brussels

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1947

Harry Rowe Shelley, composer, dies at 89

Death
1947

Pirate Ralph Kiner hits his record 8th HR in 4 games

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1948

Max Walker, Australian cricket player

Birth
1949

Irina Rodnina, USSR, pairs figure skater (Olympic-gold-1972, 76, 80)

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1949

Tony Stevens, rocker

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1949

Mark Knopfler, English rock vocalist/guitarist (Dire Straits)

Birth
1949

Theodor Heuss elected 1st pres/Conrad Adenauer 1st PM of German FR

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1950

Cynthia Meyers, playmate (Dec 1968)/actress (Beyond Valley of Dolls)

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1950

Belgian govt dismisses all communist civil servants

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1951

Berty Ahern, Dublin Ireland, PM of Ireland (1997- )

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1951

Joe Pantoliano, Jersey City NJ, actor (Finelli Boys, Fugitive)

Birth
1952

No‰l Coward's "Quadrille," premieres in London

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