On This Day

What Happened on February 12, 1995

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 45th NBA All-Star Game, America West Arena, Phoenix, AZ: West beats East, 139-112; MVP: Mitch Richmond, Sacramento Kings, SG
  • Angela Kennedy swims woman's world record 50m butterfly

Sports record brokenWorld Record

Bonnie Blair skates female world record 500m (38.69 sec)

Speed Skater Bonnie Blair
Speed Skater
Bonnie Blair
  • Dieter Baumann runs European record 3k indoor (7:37.51)
  • Jeff Rouse swims world record 50m backstroke (24.37 sec)
  • PRI loses and PAN wins Mexican regional elections
  • Sun Cayun pole vaults indoor female world record (4.13m)
  • Susan Auch skates female world record 500m (38.94 sec)

Famous Deaths

  • Earring George Mayweather, American blues harmonica player, dies of liver cancer at 66
  • L Jansma, Fries publisher (Friese stamp), dies
  • Rachid Mimouni, Algerian author (L'Honneur de la Tribu), dies at 49
  • Terence Beckles, pianist/teacher, dies at 82
  • Tony Secunda, English rock band manager (The Moody Blues), dies at 54