On this day: December 12

POSTED: 10:32 PM PST Dec 11, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Dec 11, 2013 

Ol' Blue Eyes is born, Boys Town is founded, the first motel opens, "The Godfather: Part II" premieres, and the U.S. Supreme Court decides the 2000 presidential election, all on this day.

OTD December 12 - Robert Browning
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1889: English poet Robert Browning, one of the foremost Victorian poets best known for his two-volume "Men and Women" and the poem "The Ring and the Book," dies at the age of 77 in Venice, Italy.

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