Historical Events for 12th December 2018

1915 – Russian troops overrun Hamadan, Persia
1967 – US launches Pioneer 8 into solar orbit
1970 – USSR performs underground nuclear test
1982 – $9,800,000 in cash stolen from money transport car in NYC
1985 – 248 US soldiers and 8 crew members die in Arrow Air charter crash
1987 – Rollermania at Madison Square Garden, Eastern Express beats Midwest Pioneers
1987 – Okla’s sets NCAA record of 33 steals vs Centenary
1993 – “Any Given Day” closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 32 performances
1997 – Fed judge sentences Autumn Jackson, who claims to be Bill Cosby’s daughter, to 26 months for trying to extort $40 million from him
2017 – Democrat Doug Jones defeats Republican Roy Moore for Alabama Senate seat in upset win marked by allegations of sexual misconduct against Moore

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