On This Day

What Happened on February 12, 1970

Historical Events

  • Anthony Shaffer's "Sleuth" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Bryan Roy, Dutch football manager and player (Ajax), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Dell Demps, NBA guard (San Antonio Spurs), born in Long Beach, Canada
  • Jim Creeggan, Canadian bassist (Barenaked Ladies), born in Scarborough, Toronto
  • Judd Winick, American writer and artist, born in Long Island, New York

Famous Deaths

  • AndrĂ© Souris, Belgian composer, dies at 79
1970 Highlights

About February 12, 1970

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 11 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius