On This Day

What Happened on January 22, 1988

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1st-class cricket debut of Brian Lara, Trinidad & Tobago v Leeward Is

Cricketer Brian Lara
Cricketer
Brian Lara

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Defending champion Mike Tyson beats former titleholder Larry Holmes by TKO in round 4 at Convention Centre, Atlantic City to retain his undisputed heavyweight boxing title

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
WBC Heavyweight Champion Larry Holmes
WBC Heavyweight Champion
Larry Holmes

Famous Birthdays

  • Greg Oden, American basketball player, born in Buffalo, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Parker Fennelly, actor (Kettles on Old MacDonald's Farm), dies at 96
1988 Highlights

About January 22, 1988

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius