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Jul 12, 1960

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Events:


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History Facts:


12-07-1543 England's King Henry VIII weds Catherine Parr (6th & last wife).
12-07-1689 Orangeman's Day-Battle of Boyne Protestant victory in Ireland
12-07-1812 US forces led by Gen. Hull invade Canada (War of 1812).
12-07-1862 Congress authorizes Medal of Honor
12-07-1927 Babe Ruth hits 30th of 60 HRs
12-07-1928 1st televised tennis match.
12-07-1933 Congress passes 1st minimum wage law (33› per hour).
12-07-1934 US Disciplinary Barracks on Alcatraz Island abandoned
12-07-1951 Yankee Allie Reynolds no hits Indians 1-0
12-07-1957 1st President to fly in helicopter - Dwight Eisenhower
12-07-1960 Echo I 1st passive satellite launched.
12-07-1960 USSR's Sputnik 5 launched with 2 dogs.
12-07-1962 Cosmonaut Popovich in space 1st time 2 manned craft in space
12-07-1967 5th Mayor's Trophy Game Mets beat Yanks 4-0
12-07-1975 Sao Tom‚ e Pr¡ncipe gains independence from Portugal (Nat'l Day).
12-07-1977 1st free flight test of Enterprise.
12-07-1978 Sun Bank Building opens
12-07-1979 Kiribati (Gilbert & Ellice Is.) gains independence from Britain.
12-07-1979 Minnie Ripperton dies of cancer at 30
12-07-1984 Geraldine Ferraro NY became 1st woman major-party VP candidate
12-07-1985 Drs discover a cancerous growth in Pres Reagan's large intestine

Famous Birthdays:


12-07-0100 Julius C‘sar, born B.C. - Roman Emperor
12-07-1730 Josiah Wedgewood, English pottery designer, manufacturer.
12-07-1817 Henry David Thoreau, Naturalist-author in Concord Mass
12-07-1849 Sir William Osler, Canadian physician, teacher, author.
12-07-1854 George Eastman, invented Kodak camera in Waterville NY
12-07-1868 Stefan George, German lyric poet.
12-07-1895 Oscar Hammerstein II, lyricist who worked with Richard Rodgers
12-07-1895 R Buckminster Fuller, architect (invented geodesic dome)
12-07-1904 Pablo Neruda, Chilean poet (Residence on Earth) (Nobel 1971).
12-07-1908 Milton Berle, (Uncle Miltie-Mr Television)
12-07-1917 Andrew Wyeth, American painter.
12-07-1922 Mark Hatfield, (R-Ore-Sen)
12-07-1934 Van Cliburn, Pianist
12-07-1937 Bill Cosby, Actor, comedian.
12-07-1944 Denise Nichols, in Detroit

Date Format By Country

Afghanistan, Japan : 1960-07-12
Argentina, Bahrain, Barbados, Bolivia, Brunei, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Indonesia, Jamaica, Jordan, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Malta, Moldova, Mexico, Monaco, Morocco, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Oman, Palau, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Qatar, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Singapore, Sudan, Suriname, Syria, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zimbabwe : 12-07-1960
Federated States of Micronesia : 07-12-1960
Australia, Belize : 12-07-1960 or 07-12-1960
Macau, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom : 1960-07-12 or 12-07-1960
Albania : 1960-07-12 or 12/07/1960
Algeria, Brazil, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Thailand : 12/07/1960
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greenland, Iceland, Kyrgyzstan, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey : 12.07.1960
Austria : 12.7.1960 or 12.7.60 or 12. July 1960 or 12. July 60
Bangladesh : 12-07-60 or 60-07-12
Belgium : 12-07-1960
Turkmenistan : 12.07.1960 or 12.07.60
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia : 12. 7. 1960. or 12. July 1960.
Czech Republic : 12. 7. 1960 or 12. July 1960
Cambodia : 1960-07-12 or 12-07-1960
Canada : 12-07-1960 or 1960 07 12 or 12/07/60 or Jul/12/1960 or Jul 12, 1960 or July 12, 1960 or July-12-60 or 1960-07-12 or 12 July 1960
China, Lithuania, Taiwan - Republic of China : 1960-07-12
Denmark : 12-07-1960 or 12-07-60 or 1960-07-12 or 19600712 or 12. July 1960 or 12/7-60 or 12/7-1960
Estonia : 12.7.1960 or 12. July 1960
Finland, Serbia : 12.7.1960 or 12. July 1960
France, Ireland : 12/07/1960 or 12-07-1960
Germany : 12.07.60 or 12.7.60 or 12.07.1960 or 12.7.1960 or 1960-07-12 or 12. July 1960
Hong Kong : 12/07/60 or 12/7/60 or 12/07/1960 or 12/7/1960 or 1960/07/12
Hungary : 1960. 07. 12.
India : 12-07-1960 or 19600712 or 1960 07 12 or 1960-07-12
Iran : 1960/07/12 or 60/7/12 or 1960-07-12 or 12 July 1960
Kazakhstan : 1960.12.07 or 12.07.1960 or 12.07.60
Kenya : 60/07/12 or 12/07/1960 or 7/12/1960
Korea : 1960.07.12 or 1960/07/12
Latvia : 12.07.1960 or 1960.07.12
Luxembourg : 12/07/1960 or 12.7.1960
Maldives : th 1960f July, 1960 or 12.07.1960 or 12.07.60 or 12/07/60 or 12/07/1960 or 12-07-60 or 12-07-1960
Mongolia : 1960.07.12
Montenegro : 12.7.1960
Netherlands : 12-07-60 or 12-07-1960 or 12 July 60 or 12 July 1960
Nigeria : 12/07/60
Norway : 12.07.1960 or 120760 or 1960-07-12 or 12/7-60
Pakistan, Spain : 12/07/60 or 12/07/1960
Philippines : July 12, 1960 or 12-07-1960
Portugal : 12/07/1960 or 12-07-1960 or 1960-07-12
Poland : 12.07.1960
Romania : 12.07.1960 or 12-Jul-1960
Russia : 12.07.1960 or 12.07.60
Saudi Arabia : 12/07/1960 or 07/12/1960
Slovakia : 12. 07. 1960
Slovenia : 1960.07.12 or 12.7.1960 or 12. July 1960
South Africa : 1960-07-12 or 12/7/60
Sweden : 1960-07-12 or 12/7 1960 or 12/7 -60 or 12.07.1960
Ukraine : 12.07.60 or 12.07.1960 or 12/07/1960
United States of America : 07/12/60 or 07/12/1960 or 12 July 1960 or 12 Jul 1960 or 1960-07-12
Uzbekistan : 12.07.1960 or 12/07 1960

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