On This Day

What Happened on December 19, 1988

Historical Events

  • NASA unveils plans for lunar colony & manned missions to Mars
  • Oklahoma's College football team gets 3 year probation
  • Unexploded WW II bomb found in Frankfurt, Germany-5,000 evacuated

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexis S├ínchez, Chilean footballer (Arsenal, Chilean national team), born in Tocopilla, Chile
  • Paulina Gretzky, American-born Canadian actress and model
  • Peter Winn, English footballer
1988 Highlights

About December 19, 1988

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 11 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Sagittarius