On This Day

What Happened on August 2, 1988

Historical Events

  • Raymond Acevedo is retired from singing group Menudo
  • System Enhancement Association settles case with PKware (ARC vs PKARC)

Famous Birthdays

  • Brittany Hargest, American singer (Jump5), born in Durham, North Carolina

Famous Deaths

  • Joe Carcione, American consumer advocate (The Green Grocer), dies at 73
  • Raymond Carver, American poet and short story writer (Furious Season), dies at 50
  • Roger Vuataz, composer, dies at 90
1988 Highlights

About August 2, 1988

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 11 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo