On This Day

What Happened on November 12, 1990

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "The Body Bag Game" - after Eagles coach Buddy Ryan threatens beating Redskins so badly "they'll have to be carted off in body bags" the Eagles defense score 3 touchdowns winning 28–14, knocking 8 Redskins out of the game

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Crown Prince Akihito is formally installed as Emperor Akihito of Japan, becoming the 125th Japanese monarch.

Emperor of Japan Akihito
Emperor of Japan
Akihito

Famous Deaths

  • Dave Willock, American actor (Queen of Outer Space), dies at 81
  • Eve Arden, American actress (Our Miss Brooks), dies at 82
  • Nico Haak, Dutch singer (Foxy Foxtrot), dies
  • Rifaat El-Maghub, Egyptian MP leader, murdered
  • Yannis Ritsos, Greek poet and political activist, dies at 81