On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 1988

Historical Events


Hall of fameHall of Fame

Willie Stargell (Pitts Pirate), elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame Baseball Player Willie Stargell
Hall of Fame Baseball Player
Willie Stargell

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Lawrence, American actor (Brotherly Love, Recess), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Chris Casement, Irish footballer, born in Belfast, United Kingdom

Famous Deaths

  • Connie Mulder, South African politician (b. 1925)
1988 Highlights

About January 12, 1988

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 6 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn