Historical Events on October 12, 1999

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

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Pat LaFontaine formally retires from the NHL due to lingering concussion problems

NHL Star Pat LaFontaine
NHL Star
Pat LaFontaine
  • Pervez Musharraf takes power in Pakistan from Nawaz Sharif through a bloodless coup
  • The Day of Six Billion: the proclaimed 6 billionth living human in the world is born