October 12 Birthdays in History - October 12 Deaths - October 12 Events



1977 Carmen Carrillo Vilanova, Miss El Salvador Universe 1997
1977 Bode Miller, born in Easton, New Hampshire, professional alpine ski racer, won World cup races in slalom, giant slalom, Super-G, downhill and combined
1975 Karmyn Tyler, Shreveport Louisiana, Miss America-Louisiana 1996
1975 Scott Von Der Ahe, linebacker for the Indianapolis Colts
1975 Marion Jones, American Athlete
1974 Miroslav Satan, born in Topolcany, Czechoslovakia, NHL forward, Team Slovakia, Edmonton
1974 Rachyl Hoskins, Miss USA-Kentucky 1997
1972 Jeroen Egge, WLAF offensive linesman for the Amsterdam Admirals
1972 Neriah Davis, born in Los Angeles, California, playmate, Mar, 1994
1972 Singor Mobley, safety for the Dallas Cowboys
1972 Tom van Mol, born in Dendermonde, Belgium, professional soccer player, played for PSV, Sparta, KFC Lommel, FC Utrecht
1971 Bronzel Miller, WLAF linebacker for the Amsterdam Admirals
1971 Pavol Rybar, hockey goaltender, Team Slovakia 1998
1970 Amy Beth Keller, Great Bend Kansas, Miss America, Kansas-Top 10-1996
1970 Charlie Ward, NBA guard for the New York Knicks/Heisman Trophy winner 1993
1970 Herman Arvie, NFL tackle for the Cleveland Browns
1970 Karen Courtland, Orange, New Jersey, pairs skaters 1994 Olympics
1970 Kimberly Hoskins, Yuma Arizona, Miss Arizona-America 1991
1970 Kirk Cameron, born in Panorama City, California, actor, Mike-Growing Pains
1969 Alison Peek, Australia, field hockey halfback/midfielder 1996 Olympics
1969 Dave Chaytors, CFL defensive tackle for the BC Lions
1969 David Collins, Bethpage, New York, rower, Olympics-bronze-1996
1969 Jose Valentin, Manati Puerto Rico, infielder for the Milwaukee Brewers
1969 Kimberly Ann Grimm, Mount Lake Park, Maryland, Miss Maryland-America 1991
1969 Nancy Ann Kerrigan, Woburn Massachusetts, figure skater, Olympics-silver-1994
1969 Terry Ray, NFL strong safety for the New England Patriots
1968 Adam Rich, New York City, actor, Nicholas-8 is Enough, Code Red, Gun Shy
1968 Charles Anthony, CFL defensive back for the Toronto Argonauts
1968 Leon Lett, NFL defensive tackle for the Dallas Cowboys
1968 Mike Trombley, Springfield, Massachusetts, pitcher for the Minnesota Twins
1968 Hugh Jackman, born in Sydney, Australia, actor, producer, movies include 'Kate & Leopold', 'The Prestige', 'X-Men', named 'Sexiest Man Alive' by People magazine
1967 Becky Iverson, Escanaba, Michigan, LPGA golfer, 1995 Friendly's Classic
1966 Mel Rojas, Haina, Dominican Republic, pitcher for the Montreal Expos
1966 Wim Jonk, born in Volendam, Netherlands, midfielder, professional soccer player, played for Ajax Amsterdam, FC Volendam
1965 Chris Chandler, NFL quarterback, Houston Oilers, Atlanta Falcons
1965 J Daigneault, Montreal, NHL defenseman for the Pittsburgh Penguins
1965 Larry Silveira, Walnut Creek California, Nike golfer, NIKE Knoxville Open-2nd
1965 Todd Krygier, Chicago Heights, NHL left wing, Anaheim, Washington
1964 Darrick Heath, Hempstead, New York, team handball left back 1996 Olympics
1964 Fanie De Villers, cricketer, great South African pace bowler 1993-
1964 Jo Ann Willette, actress, Constance-Just 10 of Us, Real Genius
1963 Michael Zordich, NFL strong safety for the Philadelphia Eagles
1963 Randy Wood, Princeton, NHL left wing for the Dallas Stars
1962 Dhammika Ranatunga, cricketer, bro of Arjuna Sri Lankan batsman 1990
1962 Sid Fernandez, born in Honolulu, Hawaii, pitcher, New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies
1960 Lionel Washington, cornerback for the Oakland Raiders
1960 Stephen Brent Lowery, Birmingham, Alabama, PGA golfer, 1994 Sprint
1959 Abigail Kingsley Alling, New York City, executive, Biosphere 2
1958 Jeff Keith, rock vocalist, Tesla-Psychotic Supper
1955 Pat Dinizio, rock vocalist, Smithereens
1955 Jane Siberry, born in Toronto, Canada, singer, songwriter, also known as 'Issa', hits include, 'I Muse Aloud', 'One More Color', 'Calling All Angels'
1954 Tom Blomberg, Dutch radio host/producer, Evening Rush Hour
1951 Bernie Ruoff, West Germany, CFL kicker, Winnipeg, Hamilton
1951 Ed Royce, born in Los Angeles, California, Representative-R-California 1993 -
1951 Sally Little, Cape Town South Africa, LPGA golfer, 1982 Dinah Shore
1950 Susan Anton, Oak Glen California, actress, Golden Girl, Spring Fever
1950 Dave Freudenthal, American Politician
1948 Rick Parfitt, Surrey England, pop guitarist/singer, Status Quo-Wanderer
1948 John Engler, American Politician
1947 Chris Wallace, born in Chicago, Illinois, newscaster, NBC Weekend News
1946 Ashok Mankad, cricketer, son of Vinoo, batted for India 1969-78
1942 Daliah Lavi, Shavel Zion Israel, actress, Casino Royalle, Lord Jim
1942 Melvin Franklin, Montgomery Alabama, rocker, Temptations
1941 Craig Anthony Washington, born in Longview, Texas, Representative-D-Texas 1989 - 1995
1938 Anne Perry, British Novelist
1936 Tony Kubek, shortstop, New York Yankees, sportscaster, NBC-TV, MSG
1935 Luciano Pavarotti, born in Italy, Italian operatic tenor
1935 Sam Moore, born in Miami, Florida, rock vocalist, Sam and Dave-Soul Sister
1933 Broos van Erp, Dutch MP, VVD
1932 Dick Gregory, comedian/political activist/dietician, Bahamian Diet
1932 Dusan Makavejev, Belgrade Yugoslavia, director, Man is Not a Bird
1932 Jake Garn, born in Richfield, Utah, Senator-R-Utah 1974 - 1993, and astronaut STS-51D
1932 Mayer Joel Mandelbaum, composer
1932 Ned Jarrett, auto racer/announcer, 50 Grand National victories
1931 Raoul Pleskow, born in Vienna, Austria, composer, studied with Otto Luenig, served on music faculty at C.W. Post College, Long Island University
1930 Jack S Gottlieb, composer
1929 Robert Coles, Milton Massachusetts, author, Anna Freud, Pulitzer 1973
1929 Magnus Magnusson, Scottish Journalist
1928 Al Held, U.S., painter/sculptor, hard edge-style
1927 Antonia Rey, Havana Cuba, actress, True Colors, Wise Guys
1926 Hans Liebold, Germany, auto racer, Nardo, Italy
1925 Bill Parkhouse, cricketer, England batsman in 7 Tests 1950-59
1925 Fons Jansen, news reader/Dutch cabaretier, court jester of beliefs
1925 Guitar Gabriel Robert Lewis Jones, singer/guitarist
1925 William Steinkraus, equestrian, Olympic-gold/2 sil/br-52/56/60/64/68/72
1925 Robin Skelton, British Writer
1923 Jean Nidetch, born in Brooklyn, nutritionist founder, Weight Watchers
1921 Jaroslav Drobny, born in Czechoslovakia, hockey, tennis, Silver Medal 1948 Olympics
1920 Alice Childress, U.S. playwright/actress, Wedding Band
1919 Andre Casanova, composer
1918 Emil Cossetto, composer
1917 Hans Bentz van den Berg, Dutch actor, Last Train
1913 William James Moyce, armaments scientist
1911 Louis M de Guiringaud, French foreign minister, 1976-78
1911 Vijay Merchant, cricketer, all-time great Indian batsman
1909 Josephine Hutchinson, born in Seattle, Washington, actress, Story of Louis Pasteur
1909 Zellig S Harris, U.S. linguist
1908 Ann Lane Petry, U.S. journalist/author, Street
1907 Wolfgang Fortner, composer
1906 Edmund Charles Wolf Myers, soldier/engineer
1906 Joe Cronin, baseball, Pirates, Red Sox, Senators, MVP 1930, AL President
1906 Willy Hess, composer
1905 Rick Ferrell, baseball Hall of Fame catcher
1904 Lester Dent, American Writer
1903 Grayson Kirk, Jeffersonville Ohio, educator
1902 Dirk A M Binnendijk, critic, Authoritarian Regimes in Transistion
1896 Eugenio Montale, born in Italy, poet/translator, Xenia-Nobel 1975
1894 Charles Hodge, California, New York University professor, Answers for Americans
1894 Elisabeth A de Vreugd, chambermaid of Dutch queen
1893 Pall Isolfsson, composer
1891 Edith Stein, German philosopher
1890 Luis de Freitas Branco, composer
1886 Karl Dane, Copenhagen Denmark, actor, Son of the Sheik
1884 Godfrey Tearle, English/US actor, 39 Steps
1882 Hermann Wolfgang Sartorius Waltershausen, German musicologist/composer
1881 Carlos Lopez Buchardo, composer
1881 William Nigh, Berlin Wisconsin, director, Ape, Doomed to Die, Mr. Wong
1880 Healey Willan, composer
1878 Karl Buresch, Austria politician
1875 Aleister [Edward S] Crowley, 75 pseudonames, British occultist
1875 Aleister Crowley, English Critic
1872 Ralph Vaughan Williams, born in Down Ampney, England, composer, Hugh the Drover
1866 Antonie Waldrop, painter/lithographer
1866 James Ramsay MacDonald, L, British Prime Minister, 1924, 1929-35
1860 Elmer A Sperry, inventor, gyrocompass
1855 Arthur Nikisch, Szent-Miklos Hungary, conductor, Berlin Philharmonic
1855 August Sauer, Austria literature historian, Euphorion
1845 Amintore Galli, composer
1844 George W. Cable, American writer, Northampton Years
1844 George Washington Cable, American Novelist
1840 Helena Modjeska, Poland, Shakespearian actress, Juliet, anti-Russian
1832 Walter T Watts-Dunton, England, lawyer/poet/writer, Aylwin
1822 Joseph Haydn Potter, Brigadier General Union volunteers
1815 William Joseph Hardee, Lieutenant General Confederate Army
1813 Lyman Trumbull, MC, Union
1808 John Liptrot Hatton, composer
1807 John Tideman, Dutch Remonstrant theologist
1798 A J Pedro I van Alcantara, Kaiser of Brazil, 1822 - 1831, king of Portugal
1798 Charles Albert, King of Sardinia, 1831-49
1775 Lyman Beecher, American Clergyman
1762 John W. Janssens, Governor-General of Cape colony/Dutch-Indies 1811
1759 Frantisek Vaclav Tomes, composer
1742 Johan Peter Melchior, German sculptor
1713 Johann Ludwig Krebs, composer
1686 Silvius Leopold Weiss, composer
1606 Christoph B von Galen, prince-bishop of Munster, 1650-78
1537 Edward VI, Tudor, King of England, 1547-53
1490 Bernardo Pisano, composer
1350 Dimitri "Donskoi" Ivanovitch, great monarch of Vladimir-Soezdal











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