Today in History for 12th February 1980

Historical Events

Events 1 - 3 of 3

- "Canterbury Tales" opens at Rialto Theater NYC for 16 performances
- NY Islanders 2nd scoreless tie, vs Winnipeg Jets
- Richard Hadlee becomes NZ's top wicket-taker with 117

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 3 of 3

- Christina Ricci, actress (Wednesday-Addams Family, Mermaids, Casper)
- Juan Carlos Ferrero, Spanish tennis player
- Sarah Lancaster, KC KS, actress (Rachel-Saved By Bell: New Class)

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 2 of 2

- Floyd Taliaferro Alderson, actor (Crossing Trails), dies
- Muriel Rukeyser, American poet (b. 1913)

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