October 12: Oktoberfest, Statue of the Savior and London Victory Parade

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On October 12, 1810, the first Oktoberfest took place: the inhabitants of Munich were invited to celebrate the wedding of Crown Prince Ludwig of Bavaria and Princess Theresa of Saxe-Guildburghausen.

1880 - the Kharkov Agricultural Society organizes an agricultural exhibition "with competitive testing of arable tools and threshing machines. At the same time, the annual exhibitions of agricultural seeds were started ...".
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1901 - Theodore Roosevelt officially assigned the name White House to the residence of the US President.

1924 - the first All-Union test of aeronautics (8 balloons).
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1931 - the opening and consecration of the statue of the Savior on the top of the Corcovado Hill, considered the symbol of Rio de Janeiro.

1953 - Fidel Castro ended his speech at the trial of the seizure of the barracks of Moncada with the words "History will justify me!".

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1968 - The 19th Summer Olympic Games opened in Mexico City, with the highest number of awards received by the US team.

1971 - The New York-based Broadway premiere of "Jesus Christ the Superstar" by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Weber at the Mark Hellinger Theater.
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1982 - London Victory Parade. It was organized by the City in honor of the task force to commemorate the victory over Argentina in the Falklands War.

1999 - 6 billionth inhabitant of the earth was born in Sarajevo.
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2003 - Michael Schumacher became the first in the history of Formula 1 racing 6-time world champion - he broke the record for the number of champion titles, which belonged to H.-M. Fangio since 1957.

2013 - Two-time Olympic champion Ukrainian boxer Vasyl Lomachenko made his debut in professional boxing in Las Vegas against Mexican Jose Ramirez in professional boxing. He won the fourth round by technical knockout.
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