On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1988

Historical Events

  • 45th Venice Film Festival: "The Legend of the Holy Drinker" directed by Ermanno Olmi wins Golden Lion
  • Macy's Tap-o-Mania sets a Guinness record for tap dancing
  • USSR launches 3 cosmonauts (Valery Polyakav, 1 Afghan) to station Mir
1988 Highlights

About August 29, 1988

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 3 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Late Summer Bank Holiday (United Kingdom)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo