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NOVEMBER 12

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United States: Indian Pudding Day Indian Pudding Thanksgiving
Sports Figures
1944 Al Michaels (New York City-born Sportscaster) New York City Sports Figures Sports Journalism Television Internet Movie Database
1961 Nadia Comaneci (Romanian Olympic Gold Medalist Gymnast) Nadia Comaneci Gymnastics 1976 Summer Olympic Games
1968 Sammy Sosa (Dominican Republic Professional Baseball Player) Sammy Sosa Baseball Latin-American Studies
1970 Tonya Harding (Oregon-born Olympic Figure Skater) Oregon Sports Figures Figure Skating 1994 Winter Olympic Games Biography
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1939 Norman Bethune (Canadian Surgeon) Norman Bethune Mao Zedong Health Care
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1892 The First Professional Football Player, "Pudge" Heffelfinger Is Paid $500 to Play for the Allegheny Athletic Association Pennsylvania Sports Figures Football Labor Business & Economics Historic First Minnesota Historical Society
1920 Judge Kennesaw Landis Is Elected as the First Commissioner of Baseball Ohio Sports Figures Baseball Hall of Fame Historic Firsts New York Times
1931 In Toronto, Maple Leaf Gardens Opens with the Toronto Maple Leafs Hosting the Chicago Blackhawks Toronto, Canada Ice Hockey Historica
1970 Cyclone /Tidal Wave Hits East Pakistan: 200,000 Die Pakistan Cyclones & Hurricanes Tidal Wave Death
1987 American Medical Association Policy Makes It Unethical to Refuse Treatment for AIDS Patients AIDS Human Rights/Civil Rights American Medical Association New York Times
1996 7.7 Magnitude Earthquake on the Coast of Peru Kills 14 People, Injures 560 and Leaves 12,000 Homeless Peru Earthquakes Death USGS
1999 An Earthquake Strikes Western Turkey, Killing at Least 834 People Turkey Earthquakes Death USGS

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