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Tuesday 12 June 2018 Calendar with holidays, observances and special days

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Holidays and observances

  • Children's Day in Haiti
  • Dia dos Namorados (Brazil)
  • Helsinki Day (Finland)
  • Independence Day, celebrates the independence of the Philippines from Spain in 1898.
  • Loving Day (is the biggest multiracial celebration in the United States. This is anniversary of the 1967 United States Supreme Court decision Loving v. Virginia which struck down all anti-miscegenation laws remaining in sixteen U.S. states.")

Events

  • 1991 – Russians first democratically elected Boris Yeltsin as the President of Russia.
  • 1967 – The United States Supreme Court in Loving v. Virginia declares all U.S. state laws which prohibit interracial marriage to be unconstitutional.
  • 1944 – American paratroopers of the 101st Airborne Division secure the town of Carentan.
  • 1939 – Shooting begins on Paramount Pictures' Dr. Cyclops, the first horror film photographed in three-strip Technicolor.
  • 1864 – American Civil War, Overland Campaign: Battle of Cold Harbor: Ulysses S. Grant gives the Confederate forces under Robert E. Lee a victory when he pulls his Union troops from their position at Cold Harbor, Virginia and moves south.
  • 1775 – American Revolution: British general Thomas Gage declares martial law in Massachusetts. The British offer a pardon to all colonists who lay down their arms. There would be only two exceptions to the amnesty: Samuel Adams and John Hancock, if captured, were to be hanged.
  • 1653 – First Anglo-Dutch War: The Battle of the Gabbard begins and lasts until June 13.
  • 1550 – The city of Helsinki, Finland (belonging to Sweden at the time) is founded by King Gustav I of Sweden.
  • 910 – Battle of Augsburg: The Hungarians defeat the East Frankish army under King Louis the Child, using the famous feigned retreat tactic of the nomadic warriors.

Births

  • 1990 – Jrue Holiday, American basketball player
  • 1988 – Dave Melillo, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1987 – Seyi Ajirotutu, American football player
  • 1985 – Blake Ross, American computer programmer, co-created Mozilla Firefox
  • 1985 – Chris Young, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1985 – Kendra Wilkinson, American model, actress, and author
  • 1982 – Ben Blackwell, American drummer
  • 1982 – Diem Brown, German-American journalist and activist (d. 2014)
  • 1982 – Jason David, American football player
  • 1980 – Larry Foote, American football player
  • 1979 – Dallas Clark, American football player
  • 1979 – Earl Watson, American basketball player and coach
  • 1977 – Kenny Wayne Shepherd, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1976 – Antawn Jamison, American basketball player and sportscaster
  • 1975 – Bryan Alvarez, American wrestler and journalist
  • 1975 – Stéphanie Szostak, French-American actress
  • 1974 – Jason Mewes, American actor and producer
  • 1974 – Kerry Kittles, American basketball player
  • 1973 – Jason Caffey, American basketball player and coach
  • 1971 – Mark Henry, American weightlifter and wrestler
  • 1971 – Ryan Klesko, American baseball player
  • 1969 – Mathieu Schneider, American ice hockey player
  • 1968 – Bobby Sheehan, American bass player and songwriter (d. 1999)
  • 1968 – Scott Aldred, American baseball player and coach
  • 1965 – Gwen Torrence, American sprinter
  • 1964 – Kent Jones, American journalist
  • 1964 – Paula Marshall, American actress
  • 1963 – Jerry Lynn, American wrestler
  • 1960 – Joe Kopicki, American basketball player and coach
  • 1959 – John Linnell, American singer-songwriter and musician
  • 1958 – Meredith Brooks, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1957 – Timothy Busfield, American actor, director, and producer
  • 1953 – Rocky Burnette, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1952 – Junior Brown, American country music singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1952 – Spencer Abraham, American academic and politician, 10th United States Secretary of Energy
  • 1951 – Brad Delp, American musician and singer (Boston - RTZ) (d. 2007)
  • 1951 – Bun E. Carlos, American drummer
  • 1948 – Len Wein, American comic book writer and editor
  • 1942 – Len Barry, American singer-songwriter and producer
  • 1941 – Chick Corea, American pianist and composer
  • 1941 – Lucille Roybal-Allard, American politician
  • 1941 – Marv Albert, American sportscaster
  • 1939 – Frank McCloskey, American sergeant and politician (d. 2003)
  • 1937 – Chips Moman, American record producer, guitarist, and songwriter (d. 2016)
  • 1934 – John A. Alonzo, American actor and cinematographer (d. 2001)
  • 1933 – Eddie Adams, American photographer and journalist (d. 2004)
  • 1931 – Rona Jaffe, American novelist (d. 2005)
  • 1931 – Trevanian, American author and scholar (d. 2005)
  • 1930 – Donald Byrne, American chess player (d. 1976)
  • 1930 – Jim Nabors, American actor and singer
  • 1928 – Richard M. Sherman, American composer and director
  • 1928 – Vic Damone, American singer-songwriter and actor
  • 1924 – George H. W. Bush, American lieutenant and politician, 41st President of the United States
  • 1924 – Grete Dollitz, German-American guitarist and radio host (d. 2013)
  • 1920 – Dave Berg, American soldier and cartoonist (d. 2002)
  • 1919 – Uta Hagen, German-American actress and educator (d. 2004)
  • 1918 – Samuel Z. Arkoff, American film producer (d. 2001)
  • 1916 – Irwin Allen, American director and producer (d. 1991)
  • 1916 – Raúl Héctor Castro, Mexican-American politician and diplomat, 14th Governor of Arizona (d. 2015)
  • 1915 – David Rockefeller, American banker and businessman (d. 2017)
  • 1915 – Priscilla Lane, American actress (d. 1995)
  • 1914 – William Lundigan, American actor (d. 1975)
  • 1912 – Carl Hovland, American psychologist and academic (d. 1961)
  • 1905 – Ray Barbuti, American sprinter and football player (d. 1988)
  • 1899 – Fritz Albert Lipmann, German-American biochemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1986)
  • 1899 – Weegee, Ukrainian-American photographer and journalist (d. 1968)
  • 1892 – Djuna Barnes, American novelist, journalist, and playwright (d. 1982)
  • 1883 – Robert Lowie, Austrian-American anthropologist and academic (d. 1957)
  • 1877 – Thomas C. Hart, American admiral and politician (d. 1971)
  • 1864 – Frank Chapman, American ornithologist, photographer, and author (d. 1945)
  • 1841 – Watson Fothergill, English architect, designed the Woodborough Road Baptist Church (d. 1928)
  • 1806 – John A. Roebling, German-American engineer, designed the Brooklyn Bridge (d. 1869)
  • 1800 – Samuel Wright Mardis, American politician (d. 1836)
  • 1798 – Samuel Cooper, American general (d. 1876)
  • 1795 – John Marston, American sailor (d. 1885)
  • 1777 – Robert Clark, American physician and politician (d. 1837)
  • 1771 – Patrick Gass, American sergeant (Lewis and Clark Expedition) and author (d. 1870)

Deaths

  • 2016 – George Voinovich, American politician (b. 1936)
  • 2016 – Janet Waldo, American actress and voice artist (b. 1920)
  • 2015 – Frederick Pei Li, Chinese-American physician and academic (b. 1940)
  • 2015 – Patrick Lennox Tierney, American historian and academic (b. 1914)
  • 2013 – Jason Leffler, American race car driver (b. 1975)
  • 2013 – Joseph A. Unanue, American sergeant and businessman (b. 1925)
  • 2012 – Elinor Ostrom, American political scientist and economist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1933)
  • 2012 – Henry Hill, American mobster (b. 1943)
  • 2011 – Carl Gardner, American singer (The Coasters) (b. 1928)
  • 2010 – Al Williamson, American illustrator (b. 1931)
  • 2003 – Gregory Peck, American actor and political activist (b. 1916)
  • 2002 – Bill Blass, American fashion designer, founded Bill Blass Limited (b. 1922)
  • 1999 – J. F. Powers American novelist and short story writer (b. 1917)
  • 1998 – Leo Buscaglia, American author and educator (b. 1924)
  • 1998 – Theresa Merritt, American actress and singer (b. 1922)
  • 1995 – Pierre Russell, American basketball player (b. 1949)
  • 1983 – Norma Shearer, Canadian-American actress (b. 1902)
  • 1980 – Billy Butlin, South African-English businessman, founded the Butlins Company (b. 1899)
  • 1980 – Milburn Stone, American actor (b. 1904)
  • 1975 – Latife Uşşaki, Turkish jurist, 1st First Lady of Turkey (b. 1898)
  • 1972 – Edmund Wilson, American critic, essayist, and editor (b. 1895)
  • 1963 – Medgar Evers, American soldier and activist (b. 1925)
  • 1957 – Jimmy Dorsey, American saxophonist, composer, and bandleader (The Dorsey Brothers and The California Ramblers) (b. 1904)
  • 1917 – Teresa Carreño, Venezuelan-American singer-songwriter, pianist, and conductor (b. 1853)
  • 1900 – Lucretia Peabody Hale, American journalist and author (b. 1820)
  • 1778 – Philip Livingston, American merchant and politician (b. 1716)
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