What Happened on January 22, 1988

Historical Events

Cricket Debut

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

Boxing 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

1988 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Greg Oden, American basketball player, born in Buffalo, New York
Born in 1988

Famous Deaths

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

About January 22, 1988

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 2 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Way You Make Me Feel - Michael Jackson
  • UK #1 Song: Heaven Is A Place On Earth - Belinda Carlisle