What Happened on February 24, 1988

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Matti Nykanen becomes winter olympics 1st triple gold medalist
  • South African apartheid regime bans the UDF
  • Supreme Ct votes 8-0 Jerry Falwell cannot collect for Hustler parody

Famous Deaths

  • Irwan Chanin, US theater builder, dies at 96
  • Memphis Slim, [John Len Chatman] American blues musician ("Every Day I Have the Blues"), dies at 72