On this day: June 12

Published On: Jun 10 2013 12:49:58 PM CDT   Updated On: Jun 12 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

Baseball sees its first perfect game, Anne Frank receives a diary for her birthday, civil rights leader Medgar Evers is assassinated, "Raiders of the Lost Ark" dominates the box office, and Nicole Brown Simpson is murdered, all on this day.

OTD June 12 - 1981 MLB strike
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1981: Major League Baseball players begin a strike that would last two months and force the cancellation of a total of 713 games in the middle of the season. The two sides reached an agreement on July 31 and play resumed on Aug. 9 with the All-Star Game, with regular season play resuming one day later.

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