On This Day

What Happened on November 12, 1988

Day of the Week: Saturday

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, OKC Thunder), born in Long Beach, California

Famous Deaths

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