October 13, 1988 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Concert at Masada ends Israel's 40th-anniversary festival
  • Nobel prize for literature awarded to Naguib Mahfouz
  • Shroud of Turin, revered by many Christians as Christ's burial cloth, is shown by carbon-dating tests to be a fake from the Middle Ages
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site