What Happened on February 12, 1982

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 32nd Berlin International Film Festival: "Veronika Voss" wins the Golden Bear
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Sports record brokenNHL Record

Wayne Gretzky scores 153rd point of season, breaking NHL record

Ice Hockey Great Wayne Gretzky
Ice Hockey Great
Wayne Gretzky

Famous Birthdays

  • Louis Tsatoumas, Greek long jumper
  • Onil Joseph, Dominican baseball player

Famous Deaths

  • Cornelis Rijnsdorp, Dutch writer (Culprit), dies at 87
  • Hal Hooker, cricket (307 partners with Kippax for last wicket), dies
  • Victor Jory, actor (Adv of Tom Sawyer, 1st Lady, Jigsaw), dies at 79