On This Day

December 12, 1988 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • 3 trains collide in London, 40 die
  • NYC Subway system adds new stations (Z line)
  • PLO leader Yasi Arafat accepts Israel's right to exist

Deaths in History

  • Anthony "Tony Pro" Provenzano, American Mafia figure (b. 1917)
  • John Canning, NY Post managing editor, dies at 56
1988 in History