On This Day

What Happened on April 7, 1988

Historical Events

  • Murderer of Gerrit Jan Heijns, Ferdi Elsas, arrested in the Netherlands
  • Russia announces it will withdraw its troops from Afghanistan
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Deaths

  • Cesar Bresgen, Austrian organist and composer, dies at 74
1988 Highlights

About April 7, 1988

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 7 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries