On This Day

What Happened on August 25, 1988

Historical Events

  • Challenger Center opens its classroom doors in Houston
  • Iran & Iraq begin talks to end their 8 year war
  • NASA launches space vehicle S-214
  • Serious fire destroys historic center of Lisbon

Famous Birthdays

  • Angela Park, Brazilian-American golfer (US Open 2007 runner-up; Rookie of the Year 2007), born in Foz do Iguaçu, Paraná, Brazil
  • Raymond Quinn, British pop singer, born in Knowsley Village, Merseyside, England

Famous Deaths

  • Price Daniel, American politician (38th Governor of Texas), dies at 77
1988 Highlights

About August 25, 1988

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo