What Happened on November 12, 1990

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "The Body Bag Game" - after Eagles coach Buddy Ryan threatens beating Redskins so badly "they'll have to be carted off in body bags" the Eagles defense score 3 touchdowns winning 28–14, knocking 8 Redskins out of the game
  • Crown Prince Akihito is formally installed as Emperor Akihito of Japan, becoming the 125th Japanese monarch.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Tim Berners-Lee publishes a formal proposal for the World Wide Web.

Computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee
Computer scientist
Tim Berners-Lee

Famous Deaths

  • Dave Willock, actor (Queen of Outer Space), dies at 81
  • Eve Arden, American actress (Our Miss Brooks), dies at 82
  • Nico Haak, Dutch singer (Foxy Foxtrot), dies
  • Rifaat El-Maghub, Egyptian MP leader, murdered
  • Yannis Ritsos, Greek poet and political activist, dies at 81