December 12 | On this Day

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2012 Chinese film Lost in Thailand was released in theaters. This is one of the highest grossing non-English movies in the world. Release Date
2012 North Korea's first artificial satellite Kwangmyŏngsŏng-3 Unit 2 was launched. Launch Day
2008 American physician Daniel Carleton Gajdusek died. Death day
2001 Chess grandmaster from Czech Republic, Thai Dai Van Nguyen was born. Birthday
1994 Astronaut from United States, Stuart Roosa died. Death day
1990 Thai badminton player Bodin Issara was born. Birthday
1986 Chess grandmaster from China, Zhao Jun was born. Birthday
1986 Aeroflot Flight 892 aircraft incident at Bohnsdorf, East Germany, killed 72 people. Man-Made Disaster
1985 American actress Anne Baxter died. Death day
1985 Arrow Air Flight 1285 aircraft incident at Gander, Newfoundland, Canada, killed 256 people. Man-Made Disaster
1981 Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh was born. Birthday
1978 Astronaut from China, Chen Dong was born. Birthday
1971 Chess grandmaster from Slovakia, Martin Mrva was born. Birthday
1970 American actress Jennifer Connelly was born. Birthday
1968 Pan Am Flight 217 aircraft incident at Atlantic Ocean, off Maiquetía, Venezuela, killed 51 people. Man-Made Disaster
1964 Astronaut from United States, Kenneth Ham was born. Birthday
1963 German politician Theodor Heuss died. Death day
1963 Independence Day of Kenya. National Holiday
1962 American tennis player Tracy Austin was born. Birthday
1951 Astronaut from United States, Steven Hawley was born. Birthday
1950 American economist Eric Maskin was born. Birthday
1950 New Zealand politician Peter Fraser died. Death day
1950 Indian actor Rajinikanth was born. Birthday
1948 Portuguese politician Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa was born. Birthday
1942 99 people died in Knights of Columbus Hostel fire at St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Man-Made Disaster
1934 Mexican politician Miguel de la Madrid was born. Birthday
1917 Around 1000 people died in Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne derailment. Man-Made Disaster
1915 American actor Frank Sinatra was born. Birthday
1894 Canadian politician John Thompson died. Death day
1866 Swiss chemist Alfred Werner was born. Birthday
1853 Swedish inventor and industrialist Johan Petter Johansson was born. Birthday
1846 German chemist Eugen Baumann was born. Birthday
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