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May 12: This Day That Year

May 12

- 1777 - Philip Lenzi-NY Gazette: 1st ice cream advertisement published.

- 1870 - Manitoba (Winnipeg) becomes a province of Canada.

- 1890 - Bristol: Yorkshire beats Gloucestershire in the first-ever official cricket County Championship match. George Ulyett scored the first century.

- 1928 - Benito Mussolini terminates women's rights in Italy.

- 1949 - 1st foreign woman ambassador (Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit of India) received in USA.

- 1956 - Homer Simpson from "The Simpsons", born in Springfield.

- 1984 - Nelson Mandela (Prisoner then) sees his wife for 1st time in 22 years.

- 2012 - A missing portion of Mayan calendar discovered (disproving 2012 Armageddon).

- 2017 - Worldwide: Thousands of computer systems infected by Ransomeware crypto attack (WannaCry).

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