On This Day

What Happened on May 22, 1988

Historical Events

  • Károly Grósz succeeds party leader Janos Kádár in Hungary

Sport awardLPGA Championship

LPGA Championship Women's Golf, Jack Nicklaus GC: Sherri Turner birdies final 2 holes to win her only major title, 1 stroke ahead of runner-up Amy Alcott

LPGA Golfer Sherri Turner
LPGA Golfer
Sherri Turner

Famous Deaths

  • Giorgio Almirante, Italian fascist (member of parliament (1948-87)), dies at 73
1988 Highlights

About May 22, 1988

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 4 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini