Thursday 12 June 1930
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Barbara Harris and Hans Koetsier.
The Big House, directed by George Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930
while Cimarron by Edna Ferber was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 June 1930 ?
- Blessed Ternan, bishop, confessor [ GTZ: Scotland]
- Blessed John of Sahagun, hermit, confessor
- Roman Empire ? sixth day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
- Philippines ? Araw ng Kalayaan (Independence Day) 1898
- Russian Federation ? Russia Day (Independence Day) 1990
- United Kingdom ? Trooping the Colour (Military celebration of the monarch's official birthday held in London on the second Saturday of June)
- Brazil ? Dia dos Namorados (Lover's Day; similar to St. Valentine's)
- World Day Against Child Labor
- Saints Basilides, Quirinus, Nabor and Nazarius (and Celsus), martyrs
- Saint Pharaildis, virgin [GTZ: Artois]
- Blessed Eskill, bishop, martyr [ GTZ: Scandinavia]
- Saint Ursinus, bishop of Bourges, confessor (Translation day) [GTZ: Rouen]
- Saint Leo III died 816
- Saint Odulf of Oirschot died 865
- Blessed Guido (died 1250)
- Saints Nabor and Nazarius, martyrs [GTZ: St. Avold]
- Blessed Onuphrius, monk
- Saint Rufus, bishop, martyr [WTS (Bruges)]
- Saint Cunera [HCC]
- Barbara Harris: 1st US Episcopal female Bishop.
- Hans Koetsier: Dutch sculptor (KLM-Schiphol).
- Jim Nabors in Sylacauga: Alabama, USA; actor/singer (Gomer Pyle).
- Mario Monti: Italy sport Champion.
- Jim Nabors: TV Actor.
- Donald Byrne: American chess player (d. 1976)
- Innes Ireland: Scottish race car driver and engineer (d. 1993)
- 34th US Golf Open: Bobby Jones shoots a 287 at Interlachen Country Club - Minnesota
- Heavyweight Max Schmeling KOs Jack Sharkey in New York City
- Max Schmeling beats Jack Sharkey on a foul in 4 for hw boxing title
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