On This Day

What Happened on April 18, 1988

Historical Events

  • 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"

Singer-Songwriter and Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Barbra Streisand

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Deaths

  • Pierre Desproges, French humorist, dies at 48
1988 Highlights

About April 18, 1988

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 6 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries