On This Day

What Happened on March 7, 1988

Historical Events

  • Colombia becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty

Historic Event

Howard Stern's 1st pay-per-view "Underpants & Negligee Party"

  • Jim Abbott, 1-handed pitcher, wins 58th James E Sullivan Award

Famous Deaths

  • Divine [Harris Glenn Milstead], American actress, drag queen and international icon of bad taste cinema (Pink Flamingos), dies of natural causes at 42
  • Robert Livingston, American actor (Three Mesquiteers, The Lone Ranger and Zorro), dies at 83 of emphysema
1988 Highlights

About March 7, 1988

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 33 years and 9 months
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Pisces