On This Day

What Happened on December 26, 1988

Historical Events

  • "Legs Diamond" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 64 performances
  • Anti African student rebellion in Nanjing, China

Famous Deaths

  • Cynthia Stone, American actress (That Wonderful Guy, Ad Libbers), dies at 62
  • Glenn McCarthy, American oil tycoon and businessman (b. 1907)
  • John Loder, actor (Sabotage, Java Head), dies at 90
  • Pablo Sorozábal, Spanish composer, dies at 91
1988 Highlights

About December 26, 1988

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 11 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn