On This Day

What Happened on March 2, 1988

Historical Events

  • 30th Grammy Awards: "Graceland"; "Joshua Tree"; Jody Watley win
  • Dutch Liberal Party merged with SDP
  • The flaming basketball is adopted as NBA franchise Miami Heat’s official logo from over 13,000 entries; Mark Henderson submits the winning entry

Famous Birthdays

  • James Arthur, British pop singer ("Say You Won't Let Go"), born in Middlesbrough, England
  • Keith Jack, British pop and theater singer and actor
  • Matthew Mitcham, Australian diver (Olympic gold 10m platform 2008), born in Brisbane, Australia
  • Nadine Samonte, Filipino actress
1988 Highlights

About March 2, 1988

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 4 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Pisces