On This Day

What Happened on February 6, 1988

Historical Events

  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Allison Holker, American dancer, born in Minnesota, United States

Famous Deaths

  • Barclay Plager, Canadian hockey player/twin brother of hockey's Bob Plager, dies of a brain hemorrhage at 46
  • Lee Goodman, actor (Imitation of Life), dies of TB at 64
  • Marghanita Laski, English journalist and author (Victorian chaise-lounge), dies at 72
  • Nuno Oliveira, Bass Player (b. 1925)
1988 Highlights

About February 6, 1988

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Waitangi Day (New Zealand)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius