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On This Day: June 12th

This is 163rd day of the year and 202 days remain in the year.

in history
1880
John Lee Richmond pitched baseball's first perfect game. A perfect game occurs when no batter reaches a base during a complete game of at least nine innings.
1898
Emilio Aguinaldo, head of the Philippine nationalists, proclaimed independence from Spain.
1939
The Baseball Hall of Fame opened to the public in Cooperstown, New York.
1942
Anne Frank received a diary for her birthday.
1963
Civil rights leader Medgar Evers was fatally shot in front of his home in Jackson, Mississippi.
1997
Interleague play began in baseball, ending a 126-year tradition of separating the major leagues until the World Series.
June 12 BirthdaysGeorge Herbert Walker Bush1924—, 41st President of the United States (1989–93), born in Milton, Mass.
Johanna Spyriauthor
Djuna Barnesauthor
Anne Frankdiarist



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