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This date in history 7-12-2021

This date in history for July 12.

1861: Wild Bill Hickok’s first gunfight.

1861: Confederacy signs treaty with Native Americans.

1862: Medal of honor established.

1943: Russians halt Germans drive at Kursk.

1957: Eisenhower takes presidential first ride in helicopter.

1963: Moors Murderers begin killing streak.

1965: First Marine to receive Medal of Honor in Vietnam is killed.

1966: North Vietnam urged to treat POW’s better.

1984: Geraldine Ferraro named vice presidential candidate.

1990: Boris Yeltsin resigns from communist party.

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