On This Day

What Happened on February 13, 1988

Historical Events

  • 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)
  • XV Winter Olympic Games open in Calgary, Canada

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Deaths

  • John Curulewski, American rock guitarist and singer (Styx), dies of a brain aneurysm at 37
1988 Highlights

About February 13, 1988

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 8 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius