What Happened on December 20, 1988

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Animal rights terrorists fire-bomb Harrod's dept store, London
  • NBC signs lease to stay in NYC, 33 more years
  • Premier Ranasinghe Premadasa elected President of Sri Lanka

Famous Deaths

  • Alphonse Ouimet, Canadian television pioneer (b. 1908)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Max Robinson, 1st African American network TV anchor (ABC), dies of AIDS at 49

1st African-American Network TV Anchor Max Robinson
1st African-American Network TV Anchor
Max Robinson