On This Day

What Happened on February 19, 1988

Historical Events

  • Helga Arendt, Silke-Beate Knoll, Mechthild Kluth, Gisela Kinzel walk indoor female world record 4x200m (1:32.55)

Famous Deaths

  • AndrĂ© F. Cournand, French physician and physiologist (Nobel 1956), dies at 92
  • RenĂ© Char, French poet and painter, dies at 80
1988 Highlights

About February 19, 1988

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 8 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Pisces