On This Day

What Happened on February 12, 1985

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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 (Dodgers, Giants), dies at 73