THIS DAY IN HISTORY: June 12 in photos

1993 - Joe Andrew, an Indy lawyer working, with his book in the fore ground.
1994 - One of "Hansen's Bible Birds" shows the proper way to hurry off to church on a bicycle. Watching the bird perform is Dean Hansen, who helps his parents Wendell and Eunice Hanson with the gospel bird show.
1996 - Dennie Spuer, of Sky Tractors, dumps soybean seeds on a field off of Husted Road in eastern Allen County Wednesday morning. Some local farmers have resorted to planting their fields from the air because the ground is to wet to get a tractor in the field.
1997 - Attendees of the 18th Annual Indiana Water Resources Association meeting, being held in Angola this week, tour the diking project along the Maumee River in the Lakeside neighborhood near the intersection of Edgewater Avenue and Tecumseh Street. Dave Foster, from the Army Corps of Engineers, explained the details of the project to the group.
2001 - Northrop Pitcher Amy Kendall, know for her strikeouts, was named Softball Player of the year. The letter K is symbolic for a strike.
2004 - Northbound traffic on I-469 moves under the first of two powerful storms that moved across the area Sunday afternoon.
2006 - Instructor Michelle Swing (right) explains the proper grip to Michael Ganser (left) during the Lifetime Sports Academy Intro to Golf for ages 13-18 on the opening day for free group lessons.
2008 - Julie Miller, left, Director of Visitor Services and Operations at The Lincoln Museum applauds long time museum member Anthony " Tony " Lardydell, middle, after presenting him with a certificate of service and recognition from Mayor Tom Henry in honor of his dedication to The Lincoln Museum and the community of Fort Wayne. The proclamation was presented Wednesday afternoon during a reception for Tony at the Museum.
2010 - Hundreds of Republicans pack Indian Springs Middle School Saturday to select their candidate to replace former U.S. Rep. Mark Souder. State Sen. Marlin Stutzman of Howe was chose on the second ballot.
2010 - Bishop Dwenger catcher Elaine Rorick tries to cool off with a wet towel.
2012 - Zuri, 23, a giraffe at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo was looking for handouts at the feeding station Tuesday afternoon. Keeper Evan Smith was demonstrating how to feed her and showing some visitors how to do it themselves.
2013 - TinCaps starting pitcher Ronald Herrera throws during the first inning Thursday night against Lansing.
2013 - New Tech Academy's seniors received a copy of the Dr. Seuss book "Oh, the Places You'll Go" during a celebration Friday at the academy, which is inside Wayne High School.
2015 - Jim Kelly dances across the stage to show off his legs during the lederhosen competition Thursday night during Germanfest at Headwaters Park. He ended up not placing
2017 - Beth and Chad Days stand at the sewing table in their rural Corunna shop holding a custom 28-foot Conestoga Cover that will house a customer’s pontoon boat. Zip-shut doors are installed on each side of the cover that line up with the opening in the pontoon’s railing. The couple hired their first employee recently to do the sewing, which Beth did for several years.

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