What Happened on October 12, 1991

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Boxer Hector Comacho arrested for driving while getting oral sex
  • Doug Flutie of BC Lions sets CFL passing record of 582 yards despite losing to Edmonton 45-38 in overtime
  • Mike Lerch of Princeton ties NCAA record with 370 receiving yards
  • Statler Brothers Show premieres on TNN
  • Wrestler Rip Oliver forced to retire after being injured by Crush

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Steven Spielberg weds Kate Capshaw

Famous Deaths

  • Aline MacMahon, US actress (Backdoor to Heaven), dies at 92
  • Arkady Strugatsky, Russian novelist (b. 1925)
  • Regis Toomey, actor (Dive Bomber, Cry Danger, Magic Town), dies at 89
  • Sheila Florance, Australian actress (Cactus), dies of cancer at 75