On This Day

What Happened on February 15, 1988

Historical Events

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Hironori Kusano, Japanese J-pop singer (NEWS), born in Yokohama, Japan

Famous Deaths

  • Frederick [Fritz] Loewe, composer, dies
  • Gardiner Means, US economist, dies at 91
  • Gerard Holt, architect, dies at 83
  • Neil R. Jones, American sci-fi writer (Space War, Twin Worlds), dies at 78
  • Richard Feynman, American theoretical physicist known for his work on quantum mechanics and quantum electrodynamics (1965 Nobel), dies of liposarcoma at 69
1988 Highlights

About February 15, 1988

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

Holidays: Washington's Birthday (United States)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius