12 September It Happened Today

1852  Birth of British prime minister Herbert Henry Asquith.

1910  Los Angeles Police Department appoints the world’s first policewoman.

1913  Birth of American athlete Jesse Owens.

1935  US billionaire sets anew air speed record of 352.46 mph.

1953  Senator John F Kennedy marries Jacqueline Lee Bouvier.

1957  Birth of German film score composer Hans Zimmer.

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