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1988 Calendar

1988 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
2829     
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930  
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930 
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930   
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031

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1988 Historical Event(s)

  •  February 17, 1988 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Dragon in Chinese astrology.
  •  March 17, 1988 – Eritrean War of Independence: The Nadew Command, an Ethiopian army corps in Eritrea, is attacked on three sides by military units of the Eritrean People’s Liberation Front in the opening action of the Battle of Afabet.
  •  May 16, 1988 – A report by United States’ Surgeon General C. Everett Koop states that the addictive properties of nicotine are similar to those of heroin and cocaine.
  •  May 29, 1988 – U.S. President Ronald Reagan begins his first visit to the Soviet Union when he arrives in Moscow for a superpower summit with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev.
  •  August 9, 1988 – Wayne Gretzky is traded from the Edmonton Oilers to the Los Angeles Kings in one of the most controversial player transactions in hockey history, upsetting many Canadians.
  •  September 11, 1988 – The St Jean Bosco massacre takes place in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
  •  October 27, 1988 – Ronald Reagan decides to tear down the new U.S. Embassy in Moscow because of Soviet listening devices in the building structure.
  •  December 7, 1988 – Yasser Arafat recognizes the right of Israel to exist.
  •  December 8, 1988 – A United States Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II crashes into an apartment complex in Remscheid, Germany, killing 5 people and injuring 50 others.
  •  December 9, 1988 – The Michael Hughes Bridge in Sligo, Ireland is officially opened.

Who Were Born On 1988?

  •  January 2, 1988 – Damien Tussac, French-born German rugby player
  •  January 5, 1988 – Pauline, French singer
  •  January 15, 1988 – Sonny Moore (a.k.a Skrillex, American musician (From First to Last)
  •  January 27, 1988 – Toni Gänge, German footballer
  •  February 3, 1988 – Kyuhyun, South Korean singer (Super Junior)
  •  May 24, 1988 – Monica Lin Brown, American soldier
  •  August 23, 1988 – Jeremy Lin, American basketball player
  •  September 12, 1988 – Amanda Jenssen, Swedish singer
  •  November 15, 1988 – B.o.B, American recording artist and producer
  •  December 21, 1988 – Alexa Goddard, British R&B singer