On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1970

Historical Events

  • Rock Memorabilia Auction at Filmore East

Famous Birthdays

  • Charlie Ward, American basketball guard (NBA: NY Knicks) and College Football Hall of Fame quarterback (Heisman Trophy 1993, Florida State), born in Tallahassee, Florida
  • Herman Arvie, American NFL tackle (Cleveland Browns), born in Opelousas, Louisiana
  • Kirk Cameron, American actor (Mike-Growing Pains), born in Panorama City, Los Angeles
  • Tanyon Sturtze, American baseball player (Chicago Cubs), born in Worcester, Massachusetts

Famous Deaths

  • Mustafa Zaidi, Pakistani Urdu poet, dies at 40
1970 Highlights

About October 12, 1970

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 1 month and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Columbus Day (United States), Thanksgiving (Canada)

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