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 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
1974 Highlights

About October 12, 1974

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 3 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra