What Happened on April 6, 1988

Historical Events

  • African American polar explorer Matthew Henson buried next to Robert Peary in Arlington National Cemetery, in Arlington, Virginia
  • NJ Devils' 1st playoff game; lose to NY Islanders 4-3 (OT) in 1st round

Famous Birthdays

  • Fabrice Muamba, Anglo-Congolese footballer
  • Mike Bailey, English actor
1988 Highlights

About April 6, 1988

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 34 years and 10 months
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car - Billy Ocean
  • UK #1 Song: Heart - Pet Shop Boys