On This Day

What Happened on May 20, 1988

Historical Events

  • Howard Stern fans disrupt WMMR's & John DeBella's "Louie Louie" parade

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mike Schmidt hits his 535th HR, moving into 8th place

MLB Third Baseman Mike Schmidt
MLB Third Baseman
Mike Schmidt

Famous Birthdays

  • Carla Humphries, Filipina actress

Famous Deaths

  • Harry Babasin, American jazz bassist and cellist (Dodo Marmarosa Trio), and archivist (Los Angeles Theaseum), dies of emphysema at 67
  • RenĂ© Defossez, Belgian composer, dies at 82
1988 Highlights

About May 20, 1988

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus