On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1988

Historical Events

  • Mehran Karimi Nasseri arrives at Charles de Gaulle International Airport.

Famous Birthdays

  • Evan Ross, American actor and singer, born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • Princess Maria Laura of Belgium, Archduchess of Austria-Este

Famous Deaths

  • Carlos PaiĆ£o, Portuguese singer, dies at 30
1988 Highlights

About August 26, 1988

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 33 years and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo