On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 1988

Historical Events

  • "Saratina!" opens at Cort Theater NYC for 597 performances
  • Canada's Supreme court declares anti-abortion law unconstitutional
  • Denver Nuggets point guard Michael Adams takes record streak to 79 consecutive games with at least one 3-point field goal in 117-102 loss against Indiana at Market Square Arena; streak ends next game

Event of interestEvent of Interest

New York Rangers' Marcel Dionne scores a 2nd period power play goal in 5-2 win in Philadelphia to become the first player in NHL history to get 20 goals in each of his first 17 seasons

NHL Star Marcel Dionne
NHL Star
Marcel Dionne

Famous Birthdays

  • Henry Mortensen, American actor

Famous Deaths

  • Klaus Fuchs, German physicist (b. 1911)
1988 Highlights

About January 28, 1988

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius