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Jul 12, 1978

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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 : 1978-07-12
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 : 12-07-1978
Federated States of Micronesia : 07-12-1978
Australia, Belize : 12-07-1978 or 07-12-1978
Macau, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom : 1978-07-12 or 12-07-1978
Albania : 1978-07-12 or 12/07/1978
Algeria, Brazil, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Thailand : 12/07/1978
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greenland, Iceland, Kyrgyzstan, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey : 12.07.1978
Austria : 12.7.1978 or 12.7.78 or 12. July 1978 or 12. July 78
Bangladesh : 12-07-78 or 78-07-12
Belgium : 12-07-1978
Turkmenistan : 12.07.1978 or 12.07.78
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia : 12. 7. 1978. or 12. July 1978.
Czech Republic : 12. 7. 1978 or 12. July 1978
Cambodia : 1978-07-12 or 12-07-1978
Canada : 12-07-1978 or 1978 07 12 or 12/07/78 or Jul/12/1978 or Jul 12, 1978 or July 12, 1978 or July-12-78 or 1978-07-12 or 12 July 1978
China, Lithuania, Taiwan - Republic of China : 1978-07-12
Denmark : 12-07-1978 or 12-07-78 or 1978-07-12 or 19780712 or 12. July 1978 or 12/7-78 or 12/7-1978
Estonia : 12.7.1978 or 12. July 1978
Finland, Serbia : 12.7.1978 or 12. July 1978
France, Ireland : 12/07/1978 or 12-07-1978
Germany : 12.07.78 or 12.7.78 or 12.07.1978 or 12.7.1978 or 1978-07-12 or 12. July 1978
Hong Kong : 12/07/78 or 12/7/78 or 12/07/1978 or 12/7/1978 or 1978/07/12
Hungary : 1978. 07. 12.
India : 12-07-1978 or 19780712 or 1978 07 12 or 1978-07-12
Iran : 1978/07/12 or 78/7/12 or 1978-07-12 or 12 July 1978
Kazakhstan : 1978.12.07 or 12.07.1978 or 12.07.78
Kenya : 78/07/12 or 12/07/1978 or 7/12/1978
Korea : 1978.07.12 or 1978/07/12
Latvia : 12.07.1978 or 1978.07.12
Luxembourg : 12/07/1978 or 12.7.1978
Maldives : th 1978f July, 1978 or 12.07.1978 or 12.07.78 or 12/07/78 or 12/07/1978 or 12-07-78 or 12-07-1978
Mongolia : 1978.07.12
Montenegro : 12.7.1978
Netherlands : 12-07-78 or 12-07-1978 or 12 July 78 or 12 July 1978
Nigeria : 12/07/78
Norway : 12.07.1978 or 120778 or 1978-07-12 or 12/7-78
Pakistan, Spain : 12/07/78 or 12/07/1978
Philippines : July 12, 1978 or 12-07-1978
Portugal : 12/07/1978 or 12-07-1978 or 1978-07-12
Poland : 12.07.1978
Romania : 12.07.1978 or 12-Jul-1978
Russia : 12.07.1978 or 12.07.78
Saudi Arabia : 12/07/1978 or 07/12/1978
Slovakia : 12. 07. 1978
Slovenia : 1978.07.12 or 12.7.1978 or 12. July 1978
South Africa : 1978-07-12 or 12/7/78
Sweden : 1978-07-12 or 12/7 1978 or 12/7 -78 or 12.07.1978
Ukraine : 12.07.78 or 12.07.1978 or 12/07/1978
United States of America : 07/12/78 or 07/12/1978 or 12 July 1978 or 12 Jul 1978 or 1978-07-12
Uzbekistan : 12.07.1978 or 12/07 1978

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