12 May It Happened Today

1812  Birth of English artist and poet Edward  Lear.

1820  Birth of English nurse Florence Nightingale, famed for his nursing exploits during the Crimean War.

1932  The kidnapped baby son of American aviator Charles Lindbergh is found dead.

1949  The Soviet Union lifts it’s blockade of Berlin.

1935  Alcoholics Anonymous is founded by William Wilson.

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