On This Day

What Happened on August 23, 1988

Historical Events

Sports History

Mike Tyson & Mitch Green brawl at 4 A.M. in Harlem

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson

Famous Birthdays

  • Alice Glass [Margaret Osborn], Canadian singer and songwriter ("Crystal Castles"), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Daniel Schwaab, German footballer, born in Waldkirch, Germany
  • Jeremy Lin, American NBA player (Toronto Raptors), born in Torrance, California
1988 Highlights

About August 23, 1988

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 33 years and 2 months
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo