October 12, 1969 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Alison Peek, Australia, field hockey halfback/midfielder (Olympics 1996)
  • Dave Chaytors, CFL defensive tackle (BC Lions)
  • David Collins, Bethpage NY, rower (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • Jose Valentin, Manati Puerto Rico, infielder (Milwaukee Brewers)
  • Nancy Ann Kerrigan, Woburn Mass, figure skater (Olympic silver 1994)
  • Terry Ray, NFL strong safety (NE Patriots)

Deaths in Sport

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