On This Day

What Happened on November 12, 1983

Historical Events

  • 4 die in a train crash in Marshall Texas
  • NJ Devils 1st overtime game, lose to Calgary Flames 4-3

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlton Cole, English football player, born in Croydon, United Kingdom

Famous Deaths

  • Preston Jackson [James Preston McDonald], American jazz trombonist (Preservation Hall Jazz Band), dies at 81
1983 Highlights

About November 12, 1983

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 11 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Scorpio