On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1988

Famous Birthdays

Kacey Musgraves

Kacey Musgraves, American country singer songwriter (Same Trailer, Different Park; Golden Hour), born in Golden, Texas

  • Louise Setara [Smith}, English pop and soul singer-songwriter (Still Waters), born in Reading, England
  • Paris Bennett, American singer and finalist on American Idol (season 5), born in Rockford, Illinois
  • Robert Lewandowski, Polish football player (Bayern Munich, Polish national team), born in Warsaw, Poland

Famous Deaths

  • H. G. Adler, German writer (The Journey), dies at 78
  • Ray Eames, American designer and filmmaker, dies at 75
1988 Highlights

About August 21, 1988

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 3 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo