On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1991

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Boxer Hector Comacho arrested for driving while getting oral sex
  • Doug Flutie of BC Lions sets CFL passing record of 582 yards despite losing to Edmonton 45-38 in overtime
  • Mike Lerch of Princeton ties NCAA record with 370 receiving yards
  • Professional wrestler Rip is Oliver forced to retire after being injured by Crush
  • Statler Brothers Show premieres on TNN

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Steven Spielberg weds Kate Capshaw

Famous Deaths

  • Aline MacMahon, American actress (Backdoor to Heaven), dies at 92
  • Arkady Natanovich Strugatsky, Soviet-Russian sci-fi author (Tale of the Troika), dies at 66
  • Sheila Florance, Australian actress (Cactus), dies of cancer at 75