On This Day

What Happened on January 18, 1988

Historical Events

  • Airliner crashes in SW China, killing all 108 on board

Famous Birthdays

  • Angelique Kerber, German tennis player (3-time Grand Slam winner), born in Bremen, Germany
  • Ronnie Day [Ronald Guglielmone Jr.], American singer-songwriter (Nine Sleepless Nights), born in Redwood City, California
1988 Highlights

About January 18, 1988

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 10 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Martin Luther King Jr. Day (United States)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn