What Happened on October 12, 1974

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st time Wash Caps are shutout as they are beat 6-0 by Minnesota

Famous Birthdays

  • Karmyn Tyler, Miss America-Louisiana (1996), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Marie Wilson [Flevaras], Canadian actress (As the World Turns, General Hospital), born in Athens, Greece
  • Miroslav Satan, Topolcany CZE, NHL forward (Team Slovakia, Edmonton)
  • Stephen Lee, English snooker player, born in Trowbridge, Wiltshire

Famous Deaths

  • Hendrik Diels, Flemish conductor, dies at 73
  • Joseph Frederick Wagner, composer, dies at 74