What Happened on October 12, 1979

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Pressure in nucleus of tropical cyclone at Guam hits record 870 hpa
  • The lowest recorded non-tornadic atmospheric pressure, 87.0 kPa (870 mbar or 25.69 inHg), occurred in the Western Pacific during Typhoon Tip.

Famous Birthdays

  • Jordan Pundik, American singer (New Found Glory)

Famous Deaths

  • Celia Lovsky, Austrian-American actress (Man of a Thousand Faces), dies from natural causes at 82