October 12, 1969 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Alison Peek, Australian field hockey halfback and midfielder (Olympics gold 2000), born in Australia
  • Dave Chaytors, CFL defensive tackle (BC Lions), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • David Collins, American rower (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Thousand Oaks, California
  • José Valentín, MLB infielder (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Manatí, Puerto Rico
  • Nancy Kerrigan, American figure skater (Olympic silver 1994), born in Stoneham, Massachusetts
  • Terry Ray, American NFL strong safety (NE Patriots), born in Belgium

Deaths in Sport

  • Sonja Henie, Norwegian ice skater (Olympic gold 1928,32,36) and actress (My Lucky Star), dies from leukemia at 57