What Happened on February 12, 1984

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Alice Miller wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Classic
  • Cale Yarborough, becomes 1st Daytona 500 qualifier, above 200 MPH
  • Jayne Torvill & Christopher Dean skate "Bolero" at the Olympics
  • West Indies beat Australia 2-1 to win cricket's World Series Cup after going undefeated in the qualifying rounds

Famous Birthdays

  • Brad Keselowski, NASCAR Nationwide Series Driver
  • Peter Vanderkaay, American mid-distance swimmer

Famous Deaths

  • Anna Anderson, claimant to the throne of Russia (b. 1896)
  • Julio Cort zar, Argentina writer (Final del Juego), dies at 69
  • Julio Cort├ízar, Argentine writer (Blow-Up, Underground Game), dies at 69