What Happened on October 12, 1975

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Archbishop Oliver Plunkett became 1st Irish-born saint in 7 centuries
  • Jacqueline Hansen runs women's world record marathon (2:38:19)
  • NASA launches space vehicle S-195

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Marion Jones, track and field athlete/drug cheat (5 forfeited Olympic medals), born in Los Angeles, California

Track and Field Athlete/Drug Cheat Marion Jones
Track and Field Athlete/Drug Cheat
Marion Jones
  • Scott Von Der Ahe, linebacker (Indianapolis Colts)