A lot of significant events took place on August 12. None were more significant than when the most beautiful and sweetest girl in the world said “yes.” Proverbs 18:22 Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing, and obtaineth favour of the LORD. I praise the Lord for His goodness in bringing the two of us together.
August 12, 1989
Here is a list of a few other events that took place on this day.
This Day in History from the History Channel – August 12
American Revolution: 1776 Washington anticipates British strategy
Automotive: 1988 “Tucker: The Man & His Dream” debuts
Civil War: 1862 John Hunt Morgan captures a Federal garrison at Gallatin
Cold War: 1961 East Germany begins construction of the Berlin Wall
Crime: 1964 Great Train robber escapes from prison
Disaster: 2000 Russian sub sinks with 118 onboard
Literary: 1774 English poet laureate Robert Southey is born
Old West: 1820 Fur trader Manuel Lisa dies
Sports: 1978 Rising NFL star paralyzed by hit
Vietnam War: 1965 Henry Cabot Lodge sworn in as Ambassador to Vietnam | 1969 VC launch new offensive
World War I: 1914 British Parliament passes Defense of the Realm Act
World War II: 1938 Hitler institutes the Mother’s Cross | 1941 Roosevelt and Churchill confer, map out short- and long-term goals