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#TodayInHistory: Popular puzzle video game Candy Crush launched!


A look at the highlights on this day April 12;

2012 – Free-to-play mobile match-three puzzle video game Candy Crush Saga was released on Facebook.

1963 – Civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. was arrested and jailed in Birmingham, Alabama, charged with contempt of court and parading without a permit. (During his time behind bars, King wrote his “Letter from Birmingham Jail.”)

1946 –  Syria gains independence from France

1961 – 3rd Grammy Awards: Theme From a Summer Place, Ray Charles wins 4

2015 – Fashion designer Tina Knowles (61) weds actor Richard Lawson (68) in Newport Beach, California.

1992 – Actress Lisa Bonet files for divorce from singer Lenny Kravitz

1989 – Sugar Ray Robinson, heavyweight boxing champ, dies at 67 of Alzheimer

2013 – French Senate Approves Gay Marriage.  France’s Senate voted in favor of legalizing gay marriage in the country. To become law in the country it would still need approval with a final vote in the country’s lower house. The law is expected to pass despite the several protests against gay marriage in the country.

Grilled Cheese Day – A grilled cheese consists of grilling or toasting a slice of cheese between two slices of bread

1979 – Popular Yoruba actress Mide Abiodun Martins born.

1928 – Government School for Girls renamed Queens College in Nigeria.

That’s it on Today In History.


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