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Notable Historical Events for April 12th

195418th Golf Masters Championship: Sam Snead wins, shooting a 289

19613rd Grammy Awards: Theme From a Summer Place, Ray Charles wins 4

1981Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA American Defender/WRAL Golf Classic

1945Harry Truman sworn in as 33rd pres

196428th Golf Masters Championship: Arnold Palmer wins, shooting a 276

1970Yankees dedicate plaques to Mickey Mantle & Joe DiMaggio

1959Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open

1864Confederate Gen Nathan Bedford Forrest captures Fort Pillow, Tn

198145th Golf Masters Championship: Tom Watson wins, shooting a 280

1999US President Bill Clinton is cited for contempt of court for giving "intentionally false statements" in a sexual harassment civil lawsuit.

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Notable Birthdays on April 12th

1960Ron MacLean, Zweibr├╝cken Germany, Canadian sportscaster (Hockey Night in Canada)

1947David Letterman, Indianapolis Ind, comedian (Late Night)

1979Claire Danes, NYC, actress (Angela-My So Called Life, Romeo & Juliet)

1777Henry Clay, [the Great Compromiser], Hanover County Virginia, US politician

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Notable Weddings on April 12th

1842Sardinia king Victor Emmanuel II (22) weds queen Adelaide of Austria (20) at Palazzina di caccia of Stupinigi

1986Author Arianna Huffington (35) weds politician Michael Huffington (38)

1913Author Upton Sinclair (34) weds writer Mary Craig (31)

1952Cambodia king Norodom Sihanouk (29) weds Paule Monique Izzi

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Notable Divorces on April 12th

1935Actress Mary Astor (28) divorces Dr. Franklyn Thorpe after 4 years of marriage

1992Actress Lisa Bonet files for divorce from singer Lenny Kravitz

April 12th Divorces
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Notable Deaths on April 12th

1912Clara Barton, organizer (American Red Cross), dies at 90

1704Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet, French bishop and writer, dies at 77

1997George Wald, scientist, (Nobel Prize, vitamin A in retina) dies at 90

1945Franklin Roosevelt, 32nd US President (D) (1933-1945), dies at 63

1989Sugar Ray Robinson, heavyweight boxing champ, dies at 67 of Alzheimer

1981Joe Louis, [Brown bomber], US heavyweight boxing champion (1937-49), dies of cardiac arrest at 66

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