What Happened on August 12, 1983

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

General Manuel A Noriega becomes commander of Panamanian army

Panamanian General and Dictator Manuel Noriega
Panamanian General and Dictator
Manuel Noriega

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