May 8, 1988: Day of the Week
May 8, 1988 was the 129th day of the year 1988 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 237 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Nichiyōbi.
A person born on this day will be 33 years old today. If that same person saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $4,815.50 today.
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Here’s the May 1988 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1988 calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Taurus is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Emerald is the modern birthstone for this month. Sapphire is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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Dragon is the mythical animal and Earth is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
May 8, 1988 Historical Event(s)
- 1988A fire at Illinois Bell‘s Hinsdale Central Office triggers an extended 1AESS network outage once considered the 'worst telecommunications disaster in US telephone industry history’and still the worst to occur on Mother’s Day.
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