On This Day

What Happened on January 20, 1988

Historical Events

  • Andre Hoffman skates world record 1,500m (1:52.06)
  • Arizona committee opens hearing on impeachment of Gov Evan Mecham

Famous Deaths

  • Dora Stratou, Greek choreographer and folklorist (b. 1903)
  • Philippe de Rothschild, French race-car driver and manager (Bordeaux Vineyard), dies at 86
1988 Highlights

About January 20, 1988

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 9 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius