On this day: December 12

Published On: Dec 12 2012 12:32:25 AM CST   Updated On: Dec 12 2015 01:00:00 AM CST

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 - Gustave Flaubert
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New York Public Library Archives

1821: Writer Gustave Flaubert, best known for his first published novel, 1857's "Madame Bovary," is born in Rouen, France.

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