On This Day

What Happened on December 13, 1988

Historical Events

  • 3 men end 29-hr all-466-station subway ride in NYC

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Yasser Arafat addresses UN in Geneva

Palestinian Leader Yasser Arafat
Palestinian Leader
Yasser Arafat

Famous Birthdays

  • Darcy Blake, Welsh footballer, born in New Tredegar, Wales
  • Rickie Fowler, American golfer (US Masters 2018 runner-up; Ryder Cup 2010, 14, 16, 18), born in Murrieta, California
1988 Highlights

About December 13, 1988

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Sagittarius