On This Day

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 Highlights

About August 31, 1988

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 32 years and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo