December 2, 1988 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • 5 gunmen who hijacked Soviet Aeroflot jet surrender in Israel
  • STS-27 Atlantis launched (Secret military mission)
  • UN votes 151-2 (Israel and US) to move PLO debate to Geneva, Great Britain abstains

Birthdays in History

  • Edward EMG baron Downpatrick, grandson of English prince Edward