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On This Day November 12

On this day in history:

1918- Austria and Czechoslovakia are declared independent republics.

1927- Joseph Stalin becomes the undisputed ruler of the Soviet Union.

1929- Grace Kelly is born.

1933- The first Sunday football game is played in Philadelphia.

1940- Walt Disney releases "Fantasia".

1954- Ellis Island, the immigration station in New York Harbor, closes after processing more than 20 million immigrants since 1892.

1970- The Doors make their last appearance with Jim Morrison in New Orleans.

1972- Don Shula, coach of the Miami Dolphins, becomes the first NFL head coach to win 100 regular season games in 10 seasons.

1984- Madonna releases the album "Like a Virgin".

1996- Eminem's first studio album "Infinite" is released.

 

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