On This Day

What Happened on November 12, 1988

Historical Events

  • Japan beats MLB All-Star team 5-4 in Tokyo (Game 6 of 7)
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Russell Westbrook, American basketball guard (NBA MVP 2017; NBA All-Star Game MVP 2015, 16; OKC Thunder, Houston Rockets), born in Long Beach, California

Famous Deaths

  • Tomasz Sikorski, Polish minimalist composer (Solitude of Sounds), dies at 49
1988 Highlights

About November 12, 1988

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 2 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio