On This Day

What Happened on November 13, 1988

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Brazilian McLaren driver Ayrton Senna finishes 2nd in the season ending Australian Grand Prix in Adelaide to win his first Formula 1 World Drivers Championship; wins title by 3 points from Alain Prost

Formula 1 Driver Ayrton Senna
Formula 1 Driver
Ayrton Senna
Formula 1 Racing Driver Alain Prost
Formula 1 Racing Driver
Alain Prost

Famous Deaths

  • Antal Doráti, Hungarian-American conductor (Minneapolis Symphony, 1949-1960), dies at 82
  • Jaromír Vejvoda, Czech composer (Beer Barrel Polka), dies at 86
1988 Highlights

About November 13, 1988

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 11 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio