On This Day

What Happened on March 15, 1988

Historical Events

  • Eugene Marino of Atlanta appointed 1st African American archbishop
  • NASA reports accelerated breakdown of ozone layer by CFK
  • NFL's St Louis Cardinals officially move to Phoenix

Famous Birthdays

  • Ever Guzman, Mexican footballer

Famous Deaths


BattleDmitri Polyakov

Dmitri Polyakov, Soviet Major General and spy for the CIA, executed at 66

Soviet General and Cold War Spy Dmitri Polyakov
Soviet General and Cold War Spy
Dmitri Polyakov

1988 Highlights

About March 15, 1988

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 8 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Pisces