On this day: November 12

POSTED: 09:33 PM PST Nov 11, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Nov 11, 2013 

The Loch Ness Monster smiles for the camera -- sort of, Ellis Island closes, actor William Holden passes away, and Madonna releases "Like a Virgin," all on this day.

OTD November 12 - 1970 Bhola cyclone
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1970: The 1970 Bhola cyclone makes landfall on the coast of East Pakistan (now Bangladesh), becoming the deadliest tropical cyclone in history. Up to 500,000 people lost their lives in the storm, primarily as a result of the storm surge that flooded much of the low-lying islands of the Ganges Delta.

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