Daily Archives: October 12, 2017

Singer John Denver dies in plane crash 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 12 1997)


Video: 'John Denver Local News Reports CBS This Morning'

(Sunday, October 12, 1997, 5:28 p.m. PDT)John Denver, the singer and songwriter who was the voice of wholesome sincerity and simple country pleasures in the 1970’s, died this afternoon when the Long-EZ aircraft he was piloting ran out of fuel and crashed just off the coast at Pacific Grove, California. He was 53. Continue reading Singer John Denver dies in plane crash 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 12 1997)

Cardinals beat Red Sox to win World Series 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 12 1967)


Video: '1967 World Series'

(Thursday, October 12, 1967, at approximately 1:00 p.m.-3:53 p.m. EDT) — The St. Louis Cardinals won the 1967 World Series today, beating the Boston Red Sox 7-2 at Fenway Park in Boston, in the seventh and deciding game. Continue reading Cardinals beat Red Sox to win World Series 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 12 1967)