What Happened on March 17, 1988

Historical Events

  • "Les Miserables" opens at Det Norske Teatret, Oslo
  • Iran says Iraq uses poison gas
  • Then highest scoring NCAA basketball game to date; Loyola-Marymont 119, Wyoming 115
1988 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Grimes [Claire Boucher], Canadian pop musician, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
Born in 1988

Famous Deaths

  • Nikolas Asimos, Greek counter-culture composer and singer, dies at 38

About March 17, 1988

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 2 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Pisces

Holidays: St. Patrick's Day (Ireland, United Kingdom)

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