Home » Blog » Black History » Black History Sports » This Day in Black History: Oct. 12, 1999 Wilt Chamberlain died This Day in Black History: Oct. 12, 1999 Wilt Chamberlain died October 12, 2017 AK Rose 0 Black History, Black History Sports, Basketball legend Wilt Chamberlain died of heart failure. He was 63. Source: This Day in Black History: Oct. 12, 1999 Tweet Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Tags: BET, Oct. 12, This Day in Black History Previous: José Andrés Criticizes Trump for Poor Response to Food Crisis in Puerto Rico – Eater Next: This Day in Black History Oct. 13 1898 Edith Spurlock Sampson born Related posts BET Acquires Rights to ‘Carl Weber’s The Family Business’ Series – Multichannel New African American TV series on BET. Source: BET Acquires Rights to 'Carl Weber's The Family Business' Series - Multichannel This Day In Black History: September 15 Four Black girls, Addie Mae Collins, Carole Robertson, Cynthia Wesley and Denise McNair, were killed in the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, after... Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.