What Happened on August 31, 1988

Historical Events

  • 5-day power blackout of downtown Seattle begins
  • Arbitrator George Nicolau rules owners conspired against free agents
  • Bomb attack on office of South Africa Council of Churches
1988 History

Famous Birthdays

  • David Ospina, Colombian football goalkeeper, born in Itagüí, Colombia
Born in 1988

About August 31, 1988

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 8 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Monkey - George Michael
  • UK #1 Song: The Only Way Is Up - Yazz & The Plastic Population