What Happened on April 12, 1971

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • Fernando Meligeni, Argentina, tennis star
  • Kent Manderville, Edmonton, NHL left wing (Edmonton Oilers)
  • Nicholas Brendon, American actor (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestShannen Doherty

Shannen Doherty, actress (Little House, Beverly Hills 90210), born in Memphis, Tennessee

  • Tyrone Chatman, CFL linebacker (BC Lions)

Famous Deaths

  • Ed Lafitte, American baseball player (b. 1871)
  • Wynton Kelly, American jazz pianist (b. 1931)