On This Day

What Happened on August 30, 1988

Historical Events

  • France performs nuclear test
  • Kent Tekulve is 2nd pitcher in majors to appear in 1,000 games

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernests Gulbis, Latvian tennis player, born in Riga, Latvia

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

American actress Julianne Philips files for divorce from American rock star Bruce Springsteen

Singer-Songwriter Bruce Springsteen
Bruce Springsteen

Famous Deaths

  • Albert F. Frey-Wyssling, Swiss botanist and pioneer of submicroscopic morphology and the discipline of molecular biology, dies at 87
1988 Highlights

About August 30, 1988

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 33 years and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo