On This Day

What Happened on December 25, 1988

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Gordon, American basketball guard (NBA 6th Man of the Year, NBA 3-Point Contest champion 2017; Houston Rockets), born in Indianapolis, Indiana

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Pelham-Clinton, 10th Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne (b. 1920)
  • Ooka Shohei, Japanese novelist (b. 1909)
1988 Highlights

About December 25, 1988

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 9 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Christmas (India), Christmas Day (Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn