On This Day

What Happened on July 21, 1988

Historical Events

  • ESA's Ariane-3 launches 2 communications satellites (1 Indian)
  • Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis accepts Democratic nomination for president

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Mitchell, Scottish footballer, born in Stirling, Scotland (d. 2016)
1988 Highlights

About July 21, 1988

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 4 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer