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Aug 12, 2018

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Events:


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They're gentle, they're loving, they're intelligent. What's not to love about elephants? Celebrate these animals this World Elephant Day!

History Facts:


12-08-1851 Issac Singer granted a patent for his sewing machine
12-08-1867 Pres A Johnson defies Congress suspending Sec of War Edwin Stanton
12-08-1898 Hawaii formally annexed to the US
12-08-1898 The peace protocol ending the Spanish-American War was signed.
12-08-1915 Of Human Bondage by William Somerset Maugham published.
12-08-1923 K Reinmuth discovers 1 000th asteroid names it Giuseppe Piazzi
12-08-1934 Babe Ruth's final game at Fenway Park 41 766 on hand
12-08-1936 diver Marjorie Gestring becomes youngest Olympic gold medalist (13)
12-08-1941 French Marshal Henri Petain gave full support to Nazi Germany.
12-08-1953 Ann Davidson -1st woman to sail solo across Atlantic arrived Miami
12-08-1953 Soviet Union conducted a secret test of its 1st hydrogen bomb.
12-08-1955 Pres Eisenhower raises minimum wage from 75 cents to $1 an hour
12-08-1959 1st ship firing of a Polaris missile Observation Island
12-08-1960 Echo 1 1st communications satellite is launched
12-08-1962 Russia launches Pavel Popovich. He lands safely Aug. 15.
12-08-1964 10th time Mantle switch hits HR in a game one goes 502 feet
12-08-1972 Last American combat ground troops left Vietnam.
12-08-1974 1st time 2 teammates elected to Hall of Fame on same day they are Yankees Mickey Mantle & Whitey Ford
12-08-1977 1st test of the Space Shuttle Enterprise
12-08-1985 World's worst single aircraft disaster-Japan Boeing 747 (520 die)

Famous Birthdays:


12-08-1753 Thomas Bewick, English artist (British Birds, Aesop's Fables)
12-08-1762 George IV, king of England (1820-30)
12-08-1774 Robert Southey, English poet laureate, biographer of Nelson
12-08-1862 Juluis Rosenwald, philanthropist
12-08-1866 Jacinto Benavente y Mart¡nez, Spanish dramatist (Nobel 1922)
12-08-1876 Mary Roberts Rinehart, mystery writer
12-08-1880 Christy Mathewson, HOF baseball pitcher
12-08-1881 Cecil B deMille, directed God
12-08-1887 Erwin Schrodinger, Austrian physicist (had a cat)
12-08-1911 Mario Moreno, alias Cantinflas, Mexican entertainer
12-08-1912 Jane Wyatt, Mom knows best - Spock's mother in Campgaw NJ
12-08-1915 Alex Wojciechowicz, NFL center (Lions, Eagles)
12-08-1919 Michael Kidd, Choreographer
12-08-1921 Majorie Reynolds, in Buhl Idaho
12-08-1925 Dale Bumpers, (Sen-D-Ark)
12-08-1926 John Derek, Actor-director
12-08-1929 Buck Owens, country singer
12-08-1931 William Goldman, author (Lord of the Flies) (Nobel 1983)
12-08-1939 George Hamilton, Actor
12-08-1941 Deborah Walley, in Bridgeport Ct

Date Format By Country

Afghanistan, Japan : 2018-08-12
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 : 12-08-2018
Federated States of Micronesia : 08-12-2018
Australia, Belize : 12-08-2018 or 08-12-2018
Macau, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom : 2018-08-12 or 12-08-2018
Albania : 2018-08-12 or 12/08/2018
Algeria, Brazil, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Thailand : 12/08/2018
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greenland, Iceland, Kyrgyzstan, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey : 12.08.2018
Austria : 12.8.2018 or 12.8.18 or 12. August 2018 or 12. August 18
Bangladesh : 12-08-18 or 18-08-12
Belgium : 12-08-2018
Turkmenistan : 12.08.2018 or 12.08.18
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia : 12. 8. 2018. or 12. August 2018.
Czech Republic : 12. 8. 2018 or 12. August 2018
Cambodia : 2018-08-12 or 12-08-2018
Canada : 12-08-2018 or 2018 08 12 or 12/08/18 or Aug/12/2018 or Aug 12, 2018 or August 12, 2018 or August-12-18 or 2018-08-12 or 12 August 2018
China, Lithuania, Taiwan - Republic of China : 2018-08-12
Denmark : 12-08-2018 or 12-08-18 or 2018-08-12 or 20180812 or 12. August 2018 or 12/8-18 or 12/8-2018
Estonia : 12.8.2018 or 12. August 2018
Finland, Serbia : 12.8.2018 or 12. August 2018
France, Ireland : 12/08/2018 or 12-08-2018
Germany : 12.08.18 or 12.8.18 or 12.08.2018 or 12.8.2018 or 2018-08-12 or 12. August 2018
Hong Kong : 12/08/18 or 12/8/18 or 12/08/2018 or 12/8/2018 or 2018/08/12
Hungary : 2018. 08. 12.
India : 12-08-2018 or 20180812 or 2018 08 12 or 2018-08-12
Iran : 2018/08/12 or 18/8/12 or 2018-08-12 or 12 August 2018
Kazakhstan : 2018.12.08 or 12.08.2018 or 12.08.18
Kenya : 18/08/12 or 12/08/2018 or 8/12/2018
Korea : 2018.08.12 or 2018/08/12
Latvia : 12.08.2018 or 2018.08.12
Luxembourg : 12/08/2018 or 12.8.2018
Maldives : th 2018f August, 2018 or 12.08.2018 or 12.08.18 or 12/08/18 or 12/08/2018 or 12-08-18 or 12-08-2018
Mongolia : 2018.08.12
Montenegro : 12.8.2018
Netherlands : 12-08-18 or 12-08-2018 or 12 August 18 or 12 August 2018
Nigeria : 12/08/18
Norway : 12.08.2018 or 120818 or 2018-08-12 or 12/8-18
Pakistan, Spain : 12/08/18 or 12/08/2018
Philippines : August 12, 2018 or 12-08-2018
Portugal : 12/08/2018 or 12-08-2018 or 2018-08-12
Poland : 12.08.2018
Romania : 12.08.2018 or 12-Aug-2018
Russia : 12.08.2018 or 12.08.18
Saudi Arabia : 12/08/2018 or 08/12/2018
Slovakia : 12. 08. 2018
Slovenia : 2018.08.12 or 12.8.2018 or 12. August 2018
South Africa : 2018-08-12 or 12/8/18
Sweden : 2018-08-12 or 12/8 2018 or 12/8 -18 or 12.08.2018
Ukraine : 12.08.18 or 12.08.2018 or 12/08/2018
United States of America : 08/12/18 or 08/12/2018 or 12 August 2018 or 12 Aug 2018 or 2018-08-12
Uzbekistan : 12.08.2018 or 12/08 2018

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