What Happened on July 12, 1988

Historical Events

  • 59th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 2-1 at Riverfront Stadium, Cin
  • All star MVP: Terry Steinbach (Oakland A's)
  • Margo Adams alleges Red Sox Wade Bogg's had an affair with her
  • USSR launches Phobos II for Martian orbit

Famous Birthdays

  • Inbee Park, South Korean golfer (7 major titles; US Open 2008, 13), born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Melissa O'Neil, Canadian actress (The Rookie) and singer (Canadian Idol, 2005), born in Calgary, Alberta

Famous Deaths

  • Joshua Logan, Broadway producer (South Pacific), dies at 79 of palsy
  • Raymond W Goldsmith, US economist, dies at 83
1988 Highlights

About July 12, 1988

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 4 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Battle of the Boyne (United Kingdom)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Flame - Cheap Trick
  • UK #1 Song: Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You - Glenn Medeiros