What Happened on September 12, 1973

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 2 bettors win largest US Daily Double ($19,909.60 in Detroit)
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Darren Campbell, British athlete
  • Martin Lapointe, Canadian hockey player

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Paul Walker, American actor (The Fast and the Furious), born in Glendale, California

Famous Deaths

  • Eduard Flipse, Dutch conductor/composer, dies at 77
  • Marjorie Post, US philanthropic/multi-millionaire ($200m), dies at 86