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November 12th, 2007 (November 12 2007)DeathKhanmohammed Ibrahim, Indian cricketer (born in 1919)
November 12th, 2007 (November 12 2007)DeathIra Levin, American novelist (born in 1929)Ira Levin Quotes
November 12th, 2006 (November 12 2006)EventThe former Soviet republic of South Ossetia holds a referendum on independence from Georgia.
November 12th, 2006 (November 12 2006)DeathGeneral Jacob E. Smart, US Air Force leader World War II (born in 1909)
November 12th, 2005 (November 12 2005)DeathWilliam G. Adams, former mayor of St. John s, Newfoundland, Canada (born in 1923)John Adams Quotes
November 12th, 2004 (November 12 2004)DeathJohn Peel, English DJ and Broadcaster (born in 1939)John Peel Quotes
November 12th, 2003 (November 12 2003)EventIraq war: In Nasiriya, Iraq, at least 23 people, among them the first Italian casualties of the 2003 Iraq war are killed in a suicide bomb attack on an Italian police base.
November 12th, 2003 (November 12 2003)EventWith 501 km/h (311 mph) Shanghai Transrapid sets up a new world record for commercial railway systems.
November 12th, 2003 (November 12 2003)DeathCameron Duncan, New Zealand director (born in 1986)
November 12th, 2003 (November 12 2003)DeathKay E. Kuter, American actor (born in 1925)
November 12th, 2003 (November 12 2003)DeathPenny Singleton, American actress (born in 1908)
November 12th, 2003 (November 12 2003)DeathTony Thompson, American drummer (Chic, Power Station) (born in 1954)
November 12th, 2003 (November 12 2003)DeathJonathan Brandis, American actor (born in 1976)
November 12th, 2001 (November 12 2001)EventIn New York City, American Airlines Flight 587, an Airbus A300 on its way to the Dominican Republic, crashes minutes after takeoff from John F. Kennedy International Airport, killing all 260 on board and five on the ground.John F. Kennedy Quotes
November 12th, 2001 (November 12 2001)Event2001 Attack on Afghanistan: Taliban forces abandon Kabul, Afghanistan, ahead of advancing Afghan Northern Alliance troops.
November 12th, 2001 (November 12 2001)DeathTony Miles, English chess player (born in 1955)
November 12th, 2000 (November 12 2000)DeathLeah Rabin, wife of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, (born in 1928)Yitzhak Rabin Quotes
November 12th, 2000 (November 12 2000)DeathFranck Pourcel, French popular orchestra leader (born in 1913)
November 12th, 1999 (November 12 1999)EventThe Duzce earthquake strikes Turkey with a magnitude of 7.2 on the Richter scale.
November 12th, 1998 (November 12 1998)EventThen Vice President of the United States Al Gore symbolically signs the Kyoto Protocol.
November 12th, 1998 (November 12 1998)EventDaimler-Benz completes a merger with Chrysler to form Daimler-Chrysler.
November 12th, 1997 (November 12 1997)EventRamzi Yousef is found guilty of masterminding the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.
November 12th, 1997 (November 12 1997)DeathCarlos Surinach, Spanish composer (born in 1915)
November 12th, 1996 (November 12 1996)EventA Saudi Arabian Airlines Boeing 747 and a Kazakh Ilyushin Il-76 cargo plane collide in mid-air near New Delhi, killing 349.
November 12th, 1994 (November 12 1994)DeathWilma Rudolph, American runner (born in 1940)
November 12th, 1993 (November 12 1993)EventDecree of President of Kazakhstan "About introducing national currency of Republic of Kazakhstan" is issued.
November 12th, 1993 (November 12 1993)DeathH. R. Haldeman, White House Chief of Staff (born in 1926)
November 12th, 1991 (November 12 1991)EventDili Massacre, Indonesian forces open fire on a crowd of student protesters in Dili, East Timor.
November 12th, 1990 (November 12 1990)EventCrown Prince Akihito is formally installed as Emperor Akihito of Japan, becoming the 125th Japanese monarch.
November 12th, 1990 (November 12 1990)EventTim Berners-Lee publishes a formal proposal for the World Wide Web.
November 12th, 1990 (November 12 1990)DeathEve Arden, American actress (born in 1908)
November 12th, 1987 (November 12 1987)BirthBryan Little, Canadian ice hockey player
November 12th, 1986 (November 12 1986)BirthEvan Yo, Taiwanese pop singer
November 12th, 1984 (November 12 1984)BirthOmarion, American R&B musician
November 12th, 1984 (November 12 1984)BirthSandara Park, South Korean actor
November 12th, 1984 (November 12 1984)BirthConrad Rautenbach, Zimbabwean rally driver
November 12th, 1984 (November 12 1984)DeathChester Himes, American author (born in 1909)
November 12th, 1983 (November 12 1983)BirthCarlton Cole, football player
November 12th, 1982 (November 12 1982)EventIn the Soviet Union, Yuri Andropov becomes the general secretary of the Soviet Communist Party s Central Committee, succeeding Leonid I. Brezhnev.Leonid Brezhnev Quotes
November 12th, 1982 (November 12 1982)EventLech Walesa, a Solidarity leader, is released from a Polish prison after eleven months.Lech Walesa Quotes
November 12th, 1982 (November 12 1982)BirthAnne Hathaway, American actressAnne Hathaway Quotes
November 12th, 1982 (November 12 1982)BirthMikele Leigertwood, English footballer
November 12th, 1981 (November 12 1981)EventThe Space Shuttle Columbia becomes the first spacecraft to be launched twice.
November 12th, 1981 (November 12 1981)BirthDJ Campbell, English football player
November 12th, 1981 (November 12 1981)DeathWilliam Holden, American actor (born in 1918)
November 12th, 1980 (November 12 1980)EventThe NASA space probe Voyager I makes its closest approach to Saturn and takes first images of its rings.
November 12th, 1980 (November 12 1980)BirthTrent Acid, American professional wrestler
November 12th, 1980 (November 12 1980)BirthRyan Gosling, Canadian actor
November 12th, 1979 (November 12 1979)EventIran hostage crisis: In response to the hostage situation in Tehran, US President Jimmy Carter orders a halt to all petroleum imports into the United States from Iran.Jimmy Carter Quotes
November 12th, 1979 (November 12 1979)BirthMatt Cappotelli, American professional wrestler
November 12th, 1979 (November 12 1979)BirthCorey Maggette, American professional basketball player
November 12th, 1979 (November 12 1979)BirthCote de Pablo, Chilean actress
November 12th, 1978 (November 12 1978)EventAs Bishop of Rome Pope John Paul II took possession of his Cathedral Church, the Basilica of St. John Lateran
November 12th, 1978 (November 12 1978)BirthAndrew Kinlochan, English singer and musician
November 12th, 1978 (November 12 1978)BirthAlexandra Maria Lara, German Romanian actress
November 12th, 1978 (November 12 1978)BirthAshley Williams, American actress
November 12th, 1977 (November 12 1977)BirthDalene Kurtis, American Playboy model
November 12th, 1977 (November 12 1977)BirthBenni McCarthy, South African footballer
November 12th, 1976 (November 12 1976)BirthTevin Campbell, American R&B musician
November 12th, 1976 (November 12 1976)BirthJudith Holofernes, German singer (Wir sind Helden)
November 12th, 1976 (November 12 1976)BirthMiroslaw Szymkowiak, Polish footballer
November 12th, 1976 (November 12 1976)DeathWalter Piston, American composer (born in 1894)
November 12th, 1976 (November 12 1976)DeathMikhail Iosifovich Gurevich, Russian aircraft designer (born in 1893)
November 12th, 1975 (November 12 1975)BirthNina Brosh, Israeli model and actress
November 12th, 1975 (November 12 1975)BirthAngela Watson, American actress
November 12th, 1975 (November 12 1975)BirthJason Lezak, American swimmer
November 12th, 1974 (November 12 1974)BirthTamala Jones, American actress
November 12th, 1973 (November 12 1973)BirthMayte Garcia, American dancer
November 12th, 1973 (November 12 1973)BirthRadha Mitchell, Australian actress
November 12th, 1973 (November 12 1973)BirthTara Strong, Canadian voice actress
November 12th, 1972 (November 12 1972)BirthVassilis Tsiartas, Greek footballer
November 12th, 1972 (November 12 1972)DeathRudolf Friml, Czech composer of operettas (born in 1879)
November 12th, 1971 (November 12 1971)EventVietnam War: As part of Vietnamization, US President Richard M. Nixon sets February 1, 1972 as the deadline for the removal of another 45,000 American troops from Vietnam.
November 12th, 1970 (November 12 1970)EventThe Oregon Highway Division attempts to destroy a rotting beached Sperm whale with explosives, leading to the now infamous exploding whale incident.
November 12th, 1970 (November 12 1970)BirthDonna Adamo, American female professional wrestler
November 12th, 1970 (November 12 1970)BirthTonya Harding, American figure skater
November 12th, 1970 (November 12 1970)BirthCraig Parker, New Zealand actor
November 12th, 1970 (November 12 1970)BirthHarvey Stephens, British child actor
November 12th, 1969 (November 12 1969)EventVietnam War: My Lai MassacreIndependent investigative journalist Seymour Hersh breaks the My Lai story.
November 12th, 1969 (November 12 1969)BirthIan Bremmer, American political scientist
November 12th, 1969 (November 12 1969)BirthJason Cundy, English footballer and broadcaster
November 12th, 1969 (November 12 1969)BirthJohnny Gosch, American kidnap victim
November 12th, 1969 (November 12 1969)BirthKathleen Hanna, American singer and songwriter
November 12th, 1968 (November 12 1968)BirthGlenn Gilberti, American professional wrestler
November 12th, 1968 (November 12 1968)BirthAya Hisakawa, Japanese voice actress/singer
November 12th, 1968 (November 12 1968)BirthSammy Sosa, Dominican Major League Baseball player
November 12th, 1968 (November 12 1968)BirthAaron Stainthorpe, British singer (My Dying Bride)
November 12th, 1967 (November 12 1967)BirthMichael Moorer, American boxerMichael Moore Quotes
November 12th, 1967 (November 12 1967)BirthGrant Nicholas, British singer (Feeder)
November 12th, 1965 (November 12 1965)BirthLex Lang, American voice actor
November 12th, 1965 (November 12 1965)DeathSyedna Taher Saifuddin, Bohra Spiritual Leader (born in 1888)
November 12th, 1964 (November 12 1964)BirthDavid Ellefson, American musician (Megadeth)
November 12th, 1963 (November 12 1963)BirthSusumu Terajima, Japanese actor
November 12th, 1962 (November 12 1962)BirthNaomi Wolf, American author and feminist
November 12th, 1962 (November 12 1962)BirthNeal Shusterman, American author
November 12th, 1962 (November 12 1962)BirthMark Hunter, Canadian ice hockey player
November 12th, 1962 (November 12 1962)BirthBrix Smith, American musician and songwriter (The Fall, The Adult Net)
November 12th, 1962 (November 12 1962)BirthMariella Frostrup, Norwegian born journalist and television presenterMariella Frostrup Quotes
November 12th, 1961 (November 12 1961)BirthNadia Comaneci, Romanian gymnast
November 12th, 1961 (November 12 1961)BirthEnzo Francescoli, Uruguayan footballer
November 12th, 1961 (November 12 1961)BirthJonathan Nossiter, American film director
November 12th, 1961 (November 12 1961)BirthMichaela Paetsch, American violinist
November 12th, 1960 (November 12 1960)BirthMaurane, Belgian singer
November 12th, 1959 (November 12 1959)BirthVincent Irizarry, American actor
November 12th, 1958 (November 12 1958)BirthNick Stellino, Italian-American television chef
November 12th, 1958 (November 12 1958)BirthMegan Mullally, American actress and singerMegan Mullally Quotes
November 12th, 1955 (November 12 1955)DeathAlfred Hajos, Hungarian swimmer (born in 1878)
November 12th, 1953 (November 12 1953)BirthVasilis Karras, Greek singer
November 12th, 1952 (November 12 1952)BirthRonald Burkle, American entrepreneur
November 12th, 1949 (November 12 1949)BirthRon Lapointe, French Canadian ice hockey coach (died in 1992)
November 12th, 1948 (November 12 1948)EventIn Tokyo, an international war crimes tribunal sentences seven Japanese military and government officials to death, including General Hideki Tojo, for their roles in World War II.
November 12th, 1948 (November 12 1948)BirthCliff Harris, American football player
November 12th, 1948 (November 12 1948)DeathUmberto Giordano, Italian composer (born in 1867)
November 12th, 1947 (November 12 1947)BirthRon Bryant, American baseball player
November 12th, 1947 (November 12 1947)BirthPatrice Leconte, French film director and screenwriter
November 12th, 1947 (November 12 1947)BirthDonald Roeser (aka Buck Dharma), American Musician (Blue Oyster Cult)
November 12th, 1946 (November 12 1946)EventA branch of the Exchange National Bank in Chicago, Illinois opens the first ten drive-up teller windows.
November 12th, 1945 (November 12 1945)BirthTracy Kidder, American journalist and author
November 12th, 1945 (November 12 1945)BirthNeil Young, Canadian singer and musicianNeil Young Quotes
November 12th, 1944 (November 12 1944)EventWorld War II: The Royal Air Force launches 29 Avro Lancaster bombers in one of the most successful precision bombing attacks of war and sinks the German battleship Tirpitz, with 12,000 lb Tallboy bombs off Tromso, Norway.
November 12th, 1944 (November 12 1944)BirthBooker T. Jones, American musician and songwriter (Booker T and the MG s)
November 12th, 1944 (November 12 1944)BirthAl Michaels, American television sportscaster
November 12th, 1944 (November 12 1944)DeathOtto Blumenthal, German mathematician (born in 1876)
November 12th, 1943 (November 12 1943)BirthBrian Hyland, American singer
November 12th, 1943 (November 12 1943)BirthWallace Shawn, American actor and playwright
November 12th, 1943 (November 12 1943)BirthBjorn Waldegard, Swedish rally driver
November 12th, 1942 (November 12 1942)EventWorld War II: The Naval Battle of Guadalcanal between Japanese and American forces begins near Guadalcanal, which would last for three days.
November 12th, 1941 (November 12 1941)EventWorld War II: Temperatures around Moscow drop to -12 C and the Soviet Union launches ski troops for the first time against the freezing German forces near the city.
November 12th, 1941 (November 12 1941)EventThe Soviet cruiser "Chervona Ukraina" is destroyed during the Battle of Sevastopol.
November 12th, 1941 (November 12 1941)DeathAbe "Kid Twist" Reles, American mobster (born in 1907)
November 12th, 1940 (November 12 1940)BirthMichel Audet, Quebec economist and politician
November 12th, 1940 (November 12 1940)BirthJurgen Todenhofer, German politician
November 12th, 1939 (November 12 1939)BirthRuby Nash Curtis, American singer (Ruby & the Romantics)
November 12th, 1939 (November 12 1939)BirthLucia Popp, Slovakian soprano (died in 1993)
November 12th, 1939 (November 12 1939)DeathNorman Bethune, Canadian doctor and humanitarian (born in 1890)
November 12th, 1938 (November 12 1938)EventHermann Goring announces Nazi Germany plans to make Madagascar the "Jewish homeland", an idea that actually was first considered by 19th century journalist Theodor Herzl.Hermann Goring Quotes
November 12th, 1938 (November 12 1938)BirthDenis DeJordy, Canadian ice hockey player
November 12th, 1936 (November 12 1936)EventIn California, the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge opens to traffic.
November 12th, 1936 (November 12 1936)BirthMills Lane, American judge and boxing referee
November 12th, 1936 (November 12 1936)BirthMort Shuman, American songwriter and singer (died in 1991)
November 12th, 1934 (November 12 1934)BirthCharles Manson, American cult leaderCharles Manson Quotes
November 12th, 1933 (November 12 1933)EventHugh Gray takes the first known photos of the Loch Ness Monster.
November 12th, 1931 (November 12 1931)BirthBob Crewe, American songwriter and producer (The Four Seasons)
November 12th, 1930 (November 12 1930)BirthAnn Flood, American actress
November 12th, 1929 (November 12 1929)BirthMichael Ende, German writer (died in 1995)
November 12th, 1929 (November 12 1929)BirthPrincess Grace of Monaco, American Actress, Royalty (died in 1982)
November 12th, 1927 (November 12 1927)EventLeon Trotsky is expelled from the Soviet Communist Party, leaving Joseph Stalin in undisputed control of the Soviet Union.Leon Trotsky Quotes
November 12th, 1927 (November 12 1927)BirthYutaka Taniyama, Japanese mathematician (died in 1958)
November 12th, 1924 (November 12 1924)BirthSam Jones, jazz bassist (died in 1981)
November 12th, 1923 (November 12 1923)BirthVicco von Bulow, German film director
November 12th, 1922 (November 12 1922)EventThe Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority is founded on the campus of Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana.
November 12th, 1922 (November 12 1922)BirthKim Hunter, American actress (died in 2002)
November 12th, 1920 (November 12 1920)EventItaly and the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes sign the Treaty of Rapallo.
November 12th, 1920 (November 12 1920)BirthRichard Quine, American actor (died in 1989)
November 12th, 1918 (November 12 1918)EventAustria becomes a republic.
November 12th, 1917 (November 12 1917)BirthJo Stafford, American singer
November 12th, 1916 (November 12 1916)BirthJean Papineau-Couture, French Canadian composer (died in 2000)
November 12th, 1916 (November 12 1916)BirthPaul Emery, British racing driver (died in 1993)
November 12th, 1916 (November 12 1916)BirthRogelio de la Rosa, Filipino actor and politician (died in 1986)
November 12th, 1916 (November 12 1916)DeathPercival Lowell, American amateur astronomer, founder of Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona (born in 1855)Percival Lowell Quotes
November 12th, 1915 (November 12 1915)BirthRoland Barthes, French critic and writer (died in 1980)
November 12th, 1912 (November 12 1912)EventThe frozen bodies of Robert Scott and his men are found on the Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica.
November 12th, 1911 (November 12 1911)BirthBuck Clayton, American jazz trumpet player (died in 1991)
November 12th, 1908 (November 12 1908)BirthHarry Blackmun, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (died in 1999)
November 12th, 1908 (November 12 1908)BirthAmon Goth, commandant of Nazi concentration camp (died in 1946)
November 12th, 1905 (November 12 1905)Event(November 12 & November 13) Norway holds a referendum in favor of monarchy over republic.
November 12th, 1903 (November 12 1903)BirthJack Oakie, American actor (died in 1978)
November 12th, 1898 (November 12 1898)BirthLeon Stukelj, Slovene gymnast (died in 1999)
November 12th, 1896 (November 12 1896)BirthSalim Ali, Indian ornithologist (died in 1987)
November 12th, 1893 (November 12 1893)EventThe treaty of the Durand Line is signed between present day Pakistan and Afghanistanthe Durand Line has gained international recognition as an international border between the two sister nations.
November 12th, 1892 (November 12 1892)EventWilliam "Pudge" Heffelfinger becomes the first professional American football player, participating in his first paid game for the Allegheny Athletic Association.
November 12th, 1890 (November 12 1890)BirthLily Kronberger, Hungarian figure skater (died in 1974)
November 12th, 1889 (November 12 1889)BirthDeWitt Wallace, American magazine publisher (died in 1981)
November 12th, 1886 (November 12 1886)BirthBen Travers, British playwright (died in 1980)
November 12th, 1881 (November 12 1881)BirthOlev Siinmaa, Estonian architect (died in 1948)
November 12th, 1881 (November 12 1881)BirthMaximilian von Weichs, German field marshal (died in 1954)
November 12th, 1866 (November 12 1866)BirthSun Yat-sen, 1st President of the Republic of China (died in 1925)
November 12th, 1865 (November 12 1865)DeathElizabeth Gaskell, English novelist (born in 1810)Elizabeth Gaskell Quotes
November 12th, 1850 (November 12 1850)BirthMikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (died in 1908)
November 12th, 1848 (November 12 1848)BirthEduard Muller, member of the Swiss Federal Council (died in 1919)
November 12th, 1847 (November 12 1847)EventSir James Young Simpson, a British physician, is the first to use chloroform as an anaesthetic.
November 12th, 1842 (November 12 1842)BirthJohn Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, English physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (died in 1919)
November 12th, 1840 (November 12 1840)BirthAuguste Rodin, French sculptor (died in 1917)
November 12th, 1836 (November 12 1836)DeathJuan Ramon Balcarce, Argentine military leader and politician (born in 1773)
November 12th, 1833 (November 12 1833)BirthAlexander Borodin, Russian composer and chemist (died in 1887)
November 12th, 1817 (November 12 1817)BirthBaha u llah, Prophet Founder of the Baha i Faith (died in 1892)
November 12th, 1815 (November 12 1815)BirthElizabeth Cady Stanton, American women s rights activist (died in 1902)
November 12th, 1795 (November 12 1795)BirthThaddeus William Harris, American naturalist (died in 1856)
November 12th, 1793 (November 12 1793)EventJean Sylvain Bailly, the first Mayor of Paris, is guillotined.
November 12th, 1757 (November 12 1757)DeathColley Cibber, English poet (born in 1671)Colley Cibber Quotes
November 12th, 1755 (November 12 1755)BirthGerhard von Scharnhorst, Prussian general (died in 1813)
November 12th, 1742 (November 12 1742)DeathFriedrich Hoffmann, German physician and chemist (born in 1660)
November 12th, 1729 (November 12 1729)BirthLouis Antoine de Bougainville, French explorer (died in 1811)
November 12th, 1671 (November 12 1671)DeathThomas Fairfax, English Civil War general (born in 1612)
November 12th, 1667 (November 12 1667)DeathHans Nansen, Danish statesman (born in 1598)
November 12th, 1651 (November 12 1651)BirthSor Juana Ines de la Cruz, Mexican mystic and author (died in 1695)
November 12th, 1615 (November 12 1615)BirthRichard Baxter, English clergyman (died in 1691)
November 12th, 1606 (November 12 1606)BirthJeanne Mance, French Canadian settler (died in 1673)
November 12th, 1606 (November 12 1606)DeathSt. Nicholas Owen (martyr), one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales
November 12th, 1595 (November 12 1595)DeathJohn Hawkins, English shipbuilder and trader (born in 1532)
November 12th, 1567 (November 12 1567)DeathAnne de Montmorency, Constable of France (born in 1493)
November 12th, 1555 (November 12 1555)EventThe English Parliament re-establishes Catholicism.
November 12th, 1555 (November 12 1555)DeathStephen Gardiner, English statesman
November 12th, 1547 (November 12 1547)BirthClaude of Valois, French princess (died in 1575)
November 12th, 1528 (November 12 1528)BirthQi Jiguang, Chinese general (died in 1588)
November 12th, 1493 (November 12 1493)BirthBartolomeo Bandinelli, Italian sculptor (died in 1560)
November 12th, 1439 (November 12 1439)EventPlymouth, England, becomes the first town incorporated by the English Parliament.
November 12th, 1434 (November 12 1434)DeathKing Louis III of Naples
November 12th, 1094 (November 12 1094)DeathKing Duncan II of Scotland (born in 1060)
November 12th, 1035 (November 12 1035)DeathCanute the Great
November 12th, 1028 (November 12 1028)EventFuture Byzantine empress Zoe marries Romanus Argyrus according to the wishes of the dying Constantine VIII.
November 12th, 0764 (November 12 0764)EventTibetan troops occupy Chang an, the capital of the Chinese Tang Dynasty, for fifteen days.
November 12th, 0607 (November 12 0607)DeathPope Boniface III

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