On This Day

What Happened on May 14, 1988

Historical Events

  • "Mail" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 36 performances
  • 1st non-pitcher (Jose Oquendo) in 20 years to get a decision in a baseball game, he & St Louis Cards lose to Braves 7-5 in 19 inn
  • Carrollton bus collision: a drunk driver going the wrong way on Interstate 71 near Carrollton, Kentucky, United States hits a converted school bus carrying a church youth group. The crash and ensuing fire kill 27.
  • NHL Prince of Wales Conference Final: Boston Bruins beat New Jersey Devils, 4 games to 3

Famous Deaths

  • Willem Drees, Dutch statesman of the Labour Party (PvdA) and Prime Minister of the Netherlands, dies at 101
1988 Highlights

About May 14, 1988

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 5 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus