What Happened on February 12, 1981

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Admiral Bobby R Inman, USN, becomes deputy director of CIA
  • Arbitrator Goetz declares Red Sox catcher Carlton Fisk a free agent
  • Cape Verde amends its constitution
  • Pete Squires sets record for 1575 steps of Empire State Bldg, 10m

Famous Deaths

  • Jean Dixon, actress (Joy of Livng, You Only Live Once), dies