On This Day

What Happened on December 28, 1988

Historical Events

  • John Tarrant, 1st Aust born Zen teacher, receives Dharma Transmission
  • US 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals affirms Yonkers is guilty of racism
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Deaths

  • Hal Ashby, academy-award-winning director, dies of cancer at 59
1988 Highlights

About December 28, 1988

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 8 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Capricorn