On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1988

Day of the Week: Monday

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