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Oct 12, 2018

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Events:


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Our society was built upon the rugged shoulders and stubborn personalities of farmers from around the world. So, it only makes sense that we celebrate their...
Native American Day commemorates crimes committed against native Americans, and encourages people to learn about and respect the cultures of historical and...

History Facts:


12-10-1492 Columbus arrives in the Bahamas; the real Columbus Day.
12-10-1860 British & French troops capture Peking.
12-10-1870 General Robert E. Lee dies in Lexington VA at age 63.
12-10-1891 Astronomical Society of France is inaugurated.
12-10-1923 NY Giant's Casey Stengel Hr beats Yanks 1-0 in the World Series
12-10-1929 Cubs blow 8-0 world series lead A's score 10 in 1 inning
12-10-1933 Alcatraz becomes a federal prison (unofficially)
12-10-1933 John Dillinger escapes from the Allen County OH jail.
12-10-1948 Casey Stengel takes over as Yankee manager
12-10-1949 Eugenie Anderson becomes 1st woman ambassador nominated in US
12-10-1957 1st coml flight between Cal & Antartica
12-10-1960 Nikita Khrushchev pounds his shoe at UN General Assembly session.
12-10-1962 US/USSR sign joint space effort in telecommunications & meteorology
12-10-1963 At 4 AM traffic on Bay Bridge is 1-way on each deck
12-10-1963 Archaeological digs begin at Masada Israel
12-10-1964 USSR launches 1st 3-man crew into space
12-10-1967 Lou Brock steals a record 7 bases in 1 world series
12-10-1968 Equatorial Guinea gains independence from Spain.
12-10-1969 Soyuz 7 is launched
12-10-1972 Billy Harris failed in 1st Islander penalty shot
12-10-1972 Mariner 9 took pictures of Martian north pole
12-10-1973 Gerald Ford named as Spiro Agnew's successor to vice presidency
12-10-1977 Throwaway Game Catfish Hunter loses WS 6-1 resting Yank pitchers
12-10-1977 4th test of the Space Shuttle Enterprise
12-10-1985 Int'l Physicians for Prevention of Nuclear War receives Nobel Prize.

Famous Birthdays:


12-10-1537 Edward VI, king of England (1547-53)
12-10-1798 Pedro I, 1st emperor of Brazil (1822-31), king of Portugal
12-10-1860 Elmer Sperry, inventor of the gyrocompass
12-10-1866 Ramsay MacDonald, (Labour), British prime minister (1924, 1929-35)
12-10-1872 Ralph Vaughan Williams, in England, composer
12-10-1896 Eugenio Montale, Italian poet, translator (Xenia) (Nobel 1975)
12-10-1923 Jean Nidetch in Brooklyn, founder of Weight Watchers
12-10-1928 Spankey McFarland, Actor
12-10-1932 Dick Gregory, comedian-activist
12-10-1932 Jake Garn, (R-Sen-Ut), astronaut (STS-51T)
12-10-1933 Joan Rivers
12-10-1935 Luciano Pavarotti, operatic tenor
12-10-1936 Tony Kubek, Yankee shortstop
12-10-1947 Chris Wallace, reporter
12-10-1950 Susan Anton, Actress-singer
12-10-1962 Sid Fernandez, Met Pitcher, Hawaii

Date Format By Country

Afghanistan, Japan : 2018-10-12
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 : 12-10-2018
Federated States of Micronesia : 10-12-2018
Australia, Belize : 12-10-2018 or 10-12-2018
Macau, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom : 2018-10-12 or 12-10-2018
Albania : 2018-10-12 or 12/10/2018
Algeria, Brazil, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Thailand : 12/10/2018
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greenland, Iceland, Kyrgyzstan, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey : 12.10.2018
Austria : 12.10.2018 or 12.10.18 or 12. October 2018 or 12. October 18
Bangladesh : 12-10-18 or 18-10-12
Belgium : 12-10-2018
Turkmenistan : 12.10.2018 or 12.10.18
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia : 12. 10. 2018. or 12. October 2018.
Czech Republic : 12. 10. 2018 or 12. October 2018
Cambodia : 2018-10-12 or 12-10-2018
Canada : 12-10-2018 or 2018 10 12 or 12/10/18 or Oct/12/2018 or Oct 12, 2018 or October 12, 2018 or October-12-18 or 2018-10-12 or 12 October 2018
China, Lithuania, Taiwan - Republic of China : 2018-10-12
Denmark : 12-10-2018 or 12-10-18 or 2018-10-12 or 20181012 or 12. October 2018 or 12/10-18 or 12/10-2018
Estonia : 12.10.2018 or 12. October 2018
Finland, Serbia : 12.10.2018 or 12. October 2018
France, Ireland : 12/10/2018 or 12-10-2018
Germany : 12.10.18 or 12.10.2018 or 2018-10-12 or 12. October 2018
Hong Kong : 12/10/18 or 12/10/2018 or 2018/10/12
Hungary : 2018. 10. 12.
India : 12-10-2018 or 20181012 or 2018 10 12 or 2018-10-12
Iran : 2018/10/12 or 18/10/12 or 2018-10-12 or 12 October 2018
Kazakhstan : 2018.12.10 or 12.10.2018 or 12.10.18
Kenya : 18/10/12 or 12/10/2018 or 10/12/2018
Korea : 2018.10.12 or 2018/10/12
Latvia : 12.10.2018 or 2018.10.12
Luxembourg : 12/10/2018 or 12.10.2018
Maldives : th 2018f October, 2018 or 12.10.2018 or 12.10.18 or 12/10/18 or 12/10/2018 or 12-10-18 or 12-10-2018
Mongolia : 2018.10.12
Montenegro : 12.10.2018
Netherlands : 12-10-18 or 12-10-2018 or 12 October 18 or 12 October 2018
Nigeria : 12/10/18
Norway : 12.10.2018 or 121018 or 2018-10-12 or 12/10-18
Pakistan, Spain : 12/10/18 or 12/10/2018
Philippines : October 12, 2018 or 12-10-2018
Portugal : 12/10/2018 or 12-10-2018 or 2018-10-12
Poland : 12.10.2018
Romania : 12.10.2018 or 12-Oct-2018
Russia : 12.10.2018 or 12.10.18
Saudi Arabia : 12/10/2018 or 10/12/2018
Slovakia : 12. 10. 2018
Slovenia : 2018.10.12 or 12.10.2018 or 12. October 2018
South Africa : 2018-10-12 or 12/10/18
Sweden : 2018-10-12 or 12/10 2018 or 12/10 -18 or 12.10.2018
Ukraine : 12.10.18 or 12.10.2018 or 12/10/2018
United States of America : 10/12/18 or 10/12/2018 or 12 October 2018 or 12 Oct 2018 or 2018-10-12
Uzbekistan : 12.10.2018 or 12/10 2018

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