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Movie events on the 12th April

32

Jesus leaves Jerusalem with Philip, Peter, Andrew, John and Nathaniel; Judas joins them, and they head north. (King of Kings)

1633

Galileo is convicted of heresy for holding the heretical belief that the Earth revolves around the Sun. (Galileo)

1827

Shaka Zulu and the European settlers eradicate the remaining forces of the Ndwandwe tribe. (South Africa) (Shaka Zulu)

1861

The Battle of Fort Sumter. (Fort Sumter, South Carolina) (Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter)

Johnnie Gray, an engineer for the Western and Atlantic Railroad, guided his locomotive, "The General" into Marietta, Georgia. Marietta was the home of his true love, Annabelle Lee. She waited patiently for his arrival. (Marietta Georgia) (The General)

American Civil War begins; Scarlett O'Hara meets Rhett Butler at the Twelve Oaks party. (Gone with the Wind)

1872

August Carson is born. (Texas) (Texas Chainsaw 3D)

1897

"The Cheat", working as an elevator operator at the H (Monaco) (The Cheat)

1899

Globe & Traveler headline: "'NOT US!' SAYS GERMANY." This newspaper contains a typo claiming it is the 11th of April. (The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen)

1912

Titanic sets sail from Southampton; that night, steerage passenger Jack Dawson meets First Class passenger Rose Dewitt Bukater. (Titanic)

1932

Johnny Dangerously takes over the Dundee Mob, District Attorney Burr dies in a beer commercial, and gun manufacturer makes .88 Magnum for gangsters. (New York, New York) (Johnny Dangerously)

1956

Andy Garcia is born. (Havana, Cuba) (Little Fockers)

1957

Preston Blake has sex with a cleaning lady named Consuela Lopez. (New York City, New York) (Mr. Deeds)

1961

First Manned Space Flight, Yuri Gagarin. (Soviet Union) (The Right Stuff)

1974

Herbert Porter gets 30 days for lying to the FBI. (All the President's Men)

1978

Floyd Lawton, who will later be known as Deadshot, is born. (Gotham, New Jersey) (Suicide Squad)

1989

Francis Dolarhyde sets Freddy Lounds on fire and pushes his wheelchair towards the National Tattler building. (Chicago, IL) (Red Dragon)

1990

A clinically diagnosed paranoid schizophrenic is interviewed at Baltimore County Hospital and says, "...5 billion people will die from a deadly virus in 1997...The survivors will abandon the surface of the planet...Once again the animals will rule the world..." (Baltimore, Maryland) (Twelve Monkeys)

1997

The body Paris Carver, wife of media mogul Elliot Carver, is found in a hotel room with the body of an unidentified man. (Hamburg, Germany) (Tomorrow Never Dies)

2001

A monolith is found on Jupiter. (2001: A Space Odyssey)

2009

Navy marksmen from DEVGRU open fire and kill the three pirates on the lifeboat, and Phillips is rescued in good condition.[ (Mombasa, Kenya) (Captain Phillips)

People reflect on the events that took place in Washington D.C. (USA) (Eagle Eye)

2011

Olive gets more attention at school and gets in trouble when she calls another girl a "twat". (Ojai, California) (Easy A)

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