On This Day

What Happened on September 12, 1988

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st NFL regular-season game played in Phoenix; Cowboys beat Card
  • Gilbert, strongest hurricane ever (160 mph), devastates Jamaica

Famous Birthdays

  • Aaron Sidwell, English actor and singer, born in Maidstone, Kent, England

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Bible, (Sen-D-Nev, 1954-74), dies at 78
  • Lauris Morstad, NATO commander/CEO Corning Fiberglass, dies at 71