What Happened on February 12, 1982

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 32nd Berlin International Film Festival: "Veronika Voss" wins the Golden Bear
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Sports record brokenNHL Record

Wayne Gretzky scores 153rd point of season, breaking NHL record

Ice Hockey Great Wayne Gretzky
Ice Hockey Great
Wayne Gretzky

Famous Birthdays

  • Louis Tsatoumas, Greek long jumper, born in Messene, Greece
  • Onil Joseph, Dominican baseball player, born in San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic

Famous Deaths

  • Cornelis Rijnsdorp, Dutch writer (Culprit), dies at 87
  • Hal Hooker, cricket (307 partners with Kippax for last wicket), dies