What Happened on February 13, 1988

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 15th Winter Olympic games opens at Calgary, Canada
  • Christine Wachtel runs world record 800m indoor (1:56:40)
  • European Community plans removal of internal boundaries on Jan 1, 1992
  • Heike Dreschler long jumps world record indoor (7.37m)
  • Ronald Weigel runs unofficial world record speed walking (18:11.41)

Famous Birthdays

  • Keegan Hirst, British footballer (Wakefield Trinity) and England's 1st openly gay professional player, born in Batley, West Yorkshire