On This Day

What Happened on February 10, 1988

Historical Events

  • 3-judge panel of 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco strikes down Army's ban on homosexuals (later overturned by appeal)
  • Rocky Malebane-Metsing coup in Bophuthatswana fails

Famous Deaths

  • Don Patterson, American jazz organist (Hip Cake Walk; Holiday Soul), dies at 51
  • Paolo Renosto, Italian composer, dies at 52
1988 Highlights

About February 10, 1988

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius