On This Day

What Happened on February 12, 1985

Historical Events


Sport awardNHL All-Star Game

37th NHL All-Star Game, Olympic Saddledome, Calgary: Wales Conference beats Campbell Conference, 6-4; MVP: Mario Lemieux, Pittsburgh Penguins, C

NHL Legend and Owner Mario Lemieux
NHL Legend and Owner
Mario Lemieux
  • West Indies beat Australia 2-1 to win cricket's World Series Cup (Australian Tri-Series)

Famous Birthdays

  • Saskia Burmeister Croft, Australian actress, born in Sydney, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Nicholas Colasanto, American actor (Cheers, Family Plot, The Counterfeit Killer), dies of a heart attack at 61
  • Van Lingle Mungo, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 1934, 36, 37, 45; NL strikeout leader 1936; Brooklyn Dodgers, NY Giants), dies at 73
1985 Highlights

About February 12, 1985

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius