What Happened on October 12, 1972

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Hurry, Harry" opens at Ritz Theater NYC for 2 performances
  • 46 sailors injured in race riot on American aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk
  • Billy Harris failed in 1st Islander penalty shot
  • Mariner 9 takes pictures of Martian north pole
  • MLB American League Championship: Oakland Athletics beat Detroit Tigers, 3 games to 2

Famous Birthdays

  • Irina Pantaeva, Russian supermodel and actress
  • Jeroen Egge, WLAF offensive linesman (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Juan Manuel Silva, Argentine racing driver
  • Neriah Davis, playmate (Mar, 1994), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Singor Mobley, safety (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Tom Van Mol, Belgian football player
  • Tom van Mol, soccer player (PSV)