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It happened on a… November 12

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It happened on a… November 12

2019

Disney launches its streaming service Disney+.

1984

NASA shuttle astronauts use Canadarm to snare a wandering satellite; history’s first space salvage.

1972

Don Shula, coach of the Miami Dolphins, became the first NFL head coach to win 100 regular season games in 10 seasons.

1940

Walt Disney released “Fantasia.”

1933

First known photo of so-called Loch Ness monster is taken by Hugh Gray.

1931

Conn Smythe opens the Maple Leaf Gardens arena; has to pay workers with shares because of the Depression; in the first game this day, the Leafs beat the Black Hawks 2-1.

1900

Exposition Universelle (World’s Fair) in Paris closes after 50 million visitors – Art Nouveau style dominates.

1880

Best selling American novel “Ben-Hur: A Tale of The Christ” by soldier Lew Wallace is published.

1840

Sculptor Auguste Rodin was born in Paris. His most widely known works are “The Kiss” and “The Thinker.”

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