Today in History for 12th September 2022

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Sep 12, 2022, 2:29:47 AMSep 12
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Historical Events

1918 - WWI: US forces launch an attack on German-occupied St Mihiel

1932 - German government of Papen falls/Reichstag dissolved

1959 - Janos Kádár becomes premier of Hungary

1994 - American country singer-songwriter George Jones undergoes successful triple bypass surgery

2009 - The 9-12 Project organized multiple marches and demonstrations across the USA to protest government spending.

2012 - Apple unveils its iPhone 5 and iOS 6

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Famous Birthdays

1884 - Bob Groom, American baseball pitcher (Washington Senators; no-hitter 1917 St. Louis Browns), born in Belleville, Illinois (d. 1948)

1909 - Lawrence Brooks, American US Army soldier, 1940-45 (91st Engineer Battalion - New Guinea, The Philippines), and longest-living American World War II veteran, born in Norwood, Louisiana (d. 2022)

1913 - Jesse Owens, American athlete (4 Olympic gold 1936), born in Oakville, Alabama (d. 1980)

1935 - Allan B. Swift, American politician (Rep-D-Washington, 1979-95), born in Tacoma, Washington

1950 - Cynthia Myers, American Playmate (Dec 1968) and actress (Beyond Valley of Dolls), born in Toledo, Ohio

1977 - James McCartney, British musician son of Paul and Linda McCartney, born in London, England

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Famous Deaths

1362 - Innocent VI [Etienne Aubert], Pope (1352-62), dies

1819 - Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher, Prussian general (b. 1742)

1956 - Sándor Graf Festetics, Hungarian nobleman and politician, dies at 74

1992 - Anthony Perkins, American actor (Psycho; Friendly Persuasion; Fear Strikes Out; Pretty Poison), and singer, dies from AIDs at 60

1996 - James Gulliver, Scottish businessman (Argyll Foods), dies at 66

2009 - Willy Ronis, French photographer (b. 1910)

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