What Happened on April 18, 1988

Historical Events

Boston Marathon

92nd Boston Marathon: Ibrahim Hussein of Kenya wins men's race in 2:08:43; Rosa Mota of Portugal repeats as women's champion in 2:24:30

Music Recording

Barbra Streisand records "Warm All Over"

Famous Birthdays

  • Vanessa Kirby, English actress (Princess Margaret in The Crown), born in London, England
Born in 1988

Famous Deaths

  • Pierre Desproges, French humorist, dies at 48

About April 18, 1988

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 1 month and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Where Do Broken Hearts Go - Whitney Houston
  • UK #1 Song: Heart - Pet Shop Boys