On This Day

What Happened on May 2, 1988

Historical Events

  • Baltimore Orioles sign a 15 year lease to remain in Baltimore and get a new park

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David Mamet's "Speed-the-Plow" premieres in NYC

Playwright David Mamet
Playwright
David Mamet

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Jackson Pollock's "Search" sold for $4,800,000

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Reds manager Pete Rose is suspended for 30 days for pushing an umpire

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose

Famous Birthdays

  • Lara Liang, Russian-Taiwanese-American singer (Nan Quan Mama), born in California
1988 Highlights

About May 2, 1988

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: May Day (Ireland, United Kingdom)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus