On This Day

What Happened on March 12, 1980

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

MurderMurder of Interest

Jury finds John Wayne Gacy guilty of murdering 33 in Chicago

Serial Killer John Wayne Gacy
Serial Killer
John Wayne Gacy
  • NY Islanders 3rd scoreless tie, vs Pittsburgh Penguin

Famous Birthdays

  • Douglas Murray, Swedish ice-hockey player

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Charles Dobson, British racing driver (b. 1914)