On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1990

Historical Events

  • MLB National League Championship: Cincinnati Reds beat Pittsburgh Pirates, 4 games to 2
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Henri Lansbury, English footballer (Aston Villa), born in Enfield, London

Famous Deaths

  • Max Tailleur, Dutch adjudant to Prince Bernhard and Jewish humorist, dies at 81
  • Rifaat Maghub, president Egyptian MP, murdered
  • Tom Carvel, Greek born American ice cream mogul (Carvels), dies at 84
1990 Highlights

About October 12, 1990

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 1 month and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Libra