John’s Believe It Or Not… October 12th

1957 – Lester Pearson awarded 1957 Nobel Peace Prize for setting up United Nations Emergency Force. 1492 Columbus reaches the New World. 1972 Racial violence breaks out aboard U.S. Navy ships. 1810 The origin of Oktoberfest. 2007 Al Gore wins Nobel Prize in the wake of An Inconvenient Truth.

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* 1957 – Lester Pearson awarded 1957 Nobel Peace Prize for setting up United Nations Emergency Force.

On this day in 1957, Canadian diplomat Lester B. Pearson won the Nobel Peace Prize for “saving the world” with a UN peacekeeping force, during the Suez Crisis in the Middle East.
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