Birthdays/Anniversaries

RSS Today in History

  • Today in History for 12th December 2018
    Historical Events 1915 - Russian troops overrun Hamadan, Persia 1939 - Russ Indigirka capsizes in blizzard off Japanese coast; 750 die 1946 - Ice plant collapses, shearing a tenement building and burying 38 1958 - Fergie Gupte takes 9-102 with leggies v W Indies at Kanpur 1967 - US launches Pioneer 8 into solar orbit […]

RSS Famous Birthdays

  • Famous Birthdays for 12th December 2018
    1875 - Desideer Stracke, Flemish jesuit and literature historian, born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1970) 1913 - Eve Lister, British film and television actress (No Limit, Hyde Park), born in Brighton, Sussex, England (d. 1997) 1922 - Arthur R. Hawkins, American naval aviator and flying ace (WW II, downed 14 Japanese planes), born in Zavalla, […]