TODAY IN HISTORY - June 12th:

1908 - Wireless Radio Broadcasting is patented by Nathan B Stubblefield
1990 - Nora Dunn & Sinead O'Connor boycott Saturday Night Live to protest Andrew "Dice" Clay's hosting
1993 - Last broadcast of "Knots landing" on CBS
1993 - Last broadcast of "Cheers" on NBC-TV

HAPPY BIRTHDAY / ANNIVERSARY TO:

1820 - Florence Nightingale, Florence Italy, nurse (Crimean War)
1928 - Burt Bacharach, KC Mo, composer (I'll Never Fall in Love Again)
1955 - Kix Brooks, Shreveport La, singer (Brooks & Dunn-Brand New Man
1956 - Homer Simpson, fictional character from the long running television show "The Simpsons"
1959 - Actress Elizabeth Taylor's (27) marries for the 4th time to entertainer Eddie Fisher (30)
1962 - Emilio Estevez, NYC, actor (Breakfast Club, Young Guns, Mighty Ducks)

GOODBYE TO:

2001 - Perry Como, American singer (b. 1912)

To see more historical events that happened on 6/12, visit www.historyorb.com/day/may/12

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