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Monday 12 February 2018 Calendar with holidays, observances and special days

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Holidays and observances

  • Georgia Day (Georgia (U.S. state))
  • Lincoln's Birthday (United States)
  • Red Hand Day (United Nations)

Events

  • 2001 – NEAR Shoemaker spacecraft touches down in the "saddle" region of 433 Eros, becoming the first spacecraft to land on an asteroid.
  • 1999 – United States President Bill Clinton is acquitted by the United States Senate in his impeachment trial.
  • 1990 – Carmen Lawrence becomes the first female Premier in Australian history when she becomes Premier of Western Australia.
  • 1954 – Lyons's LEO produces a payroll report. It is the first time in history a computer is used in business.
  • 1946 – African American United States Army veteran Isaac Woodard is severely beaten by a South Carolina police officer to the point where he loses his vision in both eyes. The incident later galvanizes the Civil Rights Movement and partially inspires Orson Welles' film Touch of Evil.
  • 1915 – In Washington, D.C., the first stone of the Lincoln Memorial is put into place.
  • 1909 – The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is founded.
  • 1825 – The Creek cede the last of their lands in Georgia to the United States government by the Treaty of Indian Springs, and migrate west.
  • 1733 – Englishman James Oglethorpe founds Georgia, the 13th colony of the Thirteen Colonies, and its first city at Savannah (known as Georgia Day).
  • 1541 – Santiago, Chile is founded by Pedro de Valdivia.

Births

  • 1990 – Robert Griffin III, American football player
  • 1988 – DeMarco Murray, American football player
  • 1988 – Mike Posner, American singer-songwriter and producer
  • 1984 – Brad Keselowski, American race car driver
  • 1984 – Peter Vanderkaay, American swimmer
  • 1983 – Carlton Brewster, American football player and coach
  • 1980 – Christina Ricci, American actress and producer
  • 1980 – Gucci Mane, American rapper
  • 1980 – Sarah Lancaster, American actress
  • 1979 – Antonio Chatman, American football player
  • 1977 – Jimmy Conrad, American soccer player and manager
  • 1971 – Scott Menville, American voice actor, singer, actor and musician
  • 1970 – Judd Winick, American author and illustrator
  • 1969 – Darren Aronofsky, American director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1968 – Chynna Phillips, American singer and actress
  • 1968 – Josh Brolin, American actor
  • 1966 – Paul Crook, American guitarist, songwriter, and producer
  • 1965 – Christine Elise, American actress and producer
  • 1965 – Rubén Amaro, Jr., American baseball player and manager
  • 1958 – Omar Hakim, American drummer, producer, arranger, and composer
  • 1958 – Outback Jack, Australian-American wrestler
  • 1956 – Arsenio Hall, American actor and talk show host
  • 1955 – Bill Laswell, American bass player and producer
  • 1955 – Chet Lemon, American baseball player and coach
  • 1954 – Phil Zimmermann, American cryptographer and programmer
  • 1953 – Joanna Kerns, American actress and director
  • 1952 – Michael McDonald, American singer-songwriter and keyboard player
  • 1948 – Ray Kurzweil, American computer scientist and engineer
  • 1945 – David D. Friedman, American economist, physicist, and scholar
  • 1942 – Pat Dobson, American baseball player, coach, and manager (d. 2006)
  • 1939 – Ray Manzarek, American singer-songwriter, keyboard player, and producer (d. 2013)
  • 1938 – Judy Blume, Jewish-American author and educator
  • 1935 – Gene McDaniels, American singer-songwriter and producer (d. 2011)
  • 1934 – Anne Osborn Krueger, American economist and academic
  • 1934 – Bill Russell, American basketball player and coach
  • 1932 – Julian Simon, American economist, author, and academic (d. 1998)
  • 1931 – Janwillem van de Wetering, Dutch-American author and translator (d. 2008)
  • 1930 – Arlen Specter, American lieutenant, lawyer, and politician (d. 2012)
  • 1928 – Vincent Montana, Jr., American drummer and composer (d. 2013)
  • 1926 – Charles Van Doren, American academic
  • 1926 – Joe Garagiola, Sr., American baseball player and sportscaster (d. 2016)
  • 1925 – Joan Mitchell, American-French painter (d. 1992)
  • 1919 – Forrest Tucker, American actor (d. 1986)
  • 1918 – Julian Schwinger, American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1994)
  • 1918 – Norman Farberow, American psychologist and academic (d. 2015)
  • 1917 – Dom DiMaggio, American baseball player (d. 2009)
  • 1916 – Joseph Alioto, American lawyer and politician, 36th Mayor of San Francisco (d. 1998)
  • 1915 – Andrew Goodpaster, American general (d. 2005)
  • 1915 – Lorne Greene, Canadian-American actor (d. 1987)
  • 1915 – Olivia Hooker, African-American sailor
  • 1914 – Tex Beneke, American singer, saxophonist, and bandleader (d. 2000)
  • 1907 – Joseph Kearns, American actor (d. 1962)
  • 1904 – Ted Mack, American radio and television host (d. 1976)
  • 1903 – Chick Hafey, American baseball player and manager (d. 1973)
  • 1902 – William Collier, Jr., American actor, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1987)
  • 1900 – Roger J. Traynor, American lawyer and jurist, 23rd Chief Justice of California (d. 1983)
  • 1898 – Wallace Ford, English-American actor and singer (d. 1966)
  • 1897 – Lincoln LaPaz, American astronomer and academic (d. 1985)
  • 1893 – Omar Bradley, American general (d. 1981)
  • 1885 – Julius Streicher, German publisher, founded Der Stürmer (d. 1946)
  • 1884 – Alice Roosevelt Longworth, American author (d. 1980)
  • 1880 – John L. Lewis, American miner and union leader (d. 1969)
  • 1877 – Louis Renault, French engineer and businessman, co-founded Renault (d. 1944)
  • 1837 – Thomas Moran, British-American painter and printmaker of the Hudson River School (d. 1926)
  • 1824 – Dayananda Saraswati, Indian monk and philosopher, founded Arya Samaj (d. 1883)
  • 1819 – William Wetmore Story, American sculptor, architect, poet and editor
  • 1809 – Abraham Lincoln, American lawyer and politician, 16th President of the United States (d. 1865)
  • 1791 – Peter Cooper, American businessman and philanthropist, founded Cooper Union (d. 1883)
  • 1775 – Louisa Adams, English-American wife of John Quincy Adams, 6th First Lady of the United States (d. 1852)
  • 1663 – Cotton Mather, English-American minister and author (d. 1728)
  • 1606 – John Winthrop the Younger, English-American lawyer and politician, Governor of Connecticut (d. 1676)

Deaths

  • 2017 – Al Jarreau, American singer (b. 1940)
  • 2016 – Johnny Lattner, American football player and coach (b. 1932)
  • 2015 – Gary Owens, American radio host and voice actor (b. 1934)
  • 2015 – Movita Castaneda, American actress and singer (b. 1916)
  • 2014 – Sid Caesar, American actor and comedian (b. 1922)
  • 2012 – John Severin, American illustrator (b. 1921)
  • 2012 – Zina Bethune, American actress, dancer, and choreographer (b. 1945)
  • 2011 – Betty Garrett, American actress, singer, and dancer (b. 1919)
  • 2011 – Kenneth Mars, American actor and comedian (b. 1935)
  • 2009 – victims of Colgan Air Flight 3407: - Alison Des Forges, American historian and activist (b. 1942)
  • 2009 – victims of Colgan Air Flight 3407: - Beverly Eckert, American activist (b. 1951)
  • 2009 – victims of Colgan Air Flight 3407: - Coleman Mellett, American guitarist (b. 1974)
  • 2009 – victims of Colgan Air Flight 3407: - Gerry Niewood, American saxophonist (b. 1943)
  • 2008 – David Groh, American actor (b. 1939)
  • 2007 – Peggy Gilbert, American saxophonist and bandleader (b. 1905)
  • 2005 – Dorothy Stang, American-Brazilian nun and missionary (b. 1931)
  • 2000 – Charles M. Schulz, American cartoonist, created Peanuts (b. 1922)
  • 2000 – Tom Landry, American football player and coach (b. 1924)
  • 1998 – Gardner Ackley, American economist and diplomat, United States Ambassador to Italy (b. 1915)
  • 1995 – Philip Taylor Kramer, American bass player (b. 1952)
  • 1994 – Donald Judd, American painter and sculptor (b. 1928)
  • 1991 – Roger Patterson, American bass player (b. 1968)
  • 1985 – Nicholas Colasanto, American actor and director (b. 1924)
  • 1984 – Anna Anderson, Polish-American woman, who claimed to be Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia (b. 1896)
  • 1983 – Eubie Blake, American pianist and composer (b. 1887)
  • 1982 – Victor Jory, Canadian-American actor (b. 1902)
  • 1980 – Muriel Rukeyser, American poet and activist (b. 1913)
  • 1976 – Sal Mineo, American actor (b. 1939)
  • 1971 – James Cash Penney, American businessman and philanthropist, founded J. C. Penney (b. 1875)
  • 1970 – Clare Turlay Newberry, American author and illustrator (b. 1903)
  • 1949 – Hassan al-Banna, Egyptian educator, founded the Muslim Brotherhood (b. 1906)
  • 1947 – Moses Gomberg, Ukrainian-American chemist and academic (b. 1866)
  • 1942 – Grant Wood, American painter and academic (b. 1891)
  • 1886 – Randolph Caldecott, English-American painter and illustrator (b. 1846)
  • 1789 – Ethan Allen, American farmer, general, and politician (b. 1738)
  • 1624 – George Heriot, Scottish goldsmith and philanthropist, founded George Heriot's School (b. 1563)
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