What Happened on February 4, 1988

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Despite union calls to end the strike, rank-and-file seamen at major British ports refuse to return to work

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Panamanian General Manuel Noriega indicted by US federal grand jury for drug trafficking and racketeering

Panamanian General and Dictator Manuel Noriega
Panamanian General and Dictator
Manuel Noriega

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexandros Pagalis, Greek footballer
  • Carly Patterson, American gymnast
  • Eoin McDowell, Irish rugby player
  • Jeff Horn, Australian professional boxer (WBO welterweight title 2017), born in Brisbane, Australia