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

Famous Deaths

  • Antal Dorati, Hungarian-American conductor (Dresden Opera 1928-29), 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? 31 years, 11 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio