On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1974

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Marie Wilson [Flevaras], Canadian actress (As the World Turns, General Hospital), born in Athens, Greece
  • Miroslav Ε atan, Slovak ice hockey forward (World C'ship gold 2002 captain; Stanley Cup 2009 Pittsburgh Penguins; NHL All Star 2000, 03), born in Jacovce, Slovakia
  • Stephen Lee, English snooker player, born in Trowbridge, Wiltshire

Famous Deaths

  • Hendrik Diels, Flemish conductor, dies at 73
  • Joseph Frederick Wagner, American composer, conductor (Boston Civic Symphony, 1925 to 44), and teacher, dies at 74
1974 Highlights

About October 12, 1974

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 3 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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