On This Day

What Happened on December 14, 1988

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • CBS' $1.1 B bid wins exclusive 1990-94 major-league baseball rights
  • NBA's Miami Heat wins 1st game ever, 89-88 (Clippers), after 17 loses
  • Spanish General strike to protest austerity measures
  • US agrees to talk to Palestine Liberation Org (1st time in 13 yrs)

Famous Birthdays

  • Awkwafina [Nora Lum], American rapper and actress (Ocean's 8), born in New York City
  • Nicolas Batum, French basketball player, born in Lisieux, France
  • Vanessa Hudgens, American singer and actress (High School Musical), born in Salinas, California