On This Day

What Happened on May 23, 1988

Historical Events

  • 41st Cannes Film Festival: "Pelle erobreren" directed by Bille August wins the Palme d'Or
  • Maryland stops sale of cheap pistols on Jan 1, 1990

Famous Birthdays

  • Morgan Pressel, American golfer (ANA Inspiration 2007), born in Tampa, Florida

Famous Deaths

  • David Schoenbrun, CBS broadcast bureau head (Wash, Paris), dies at 73
1988 Highlights

About May 23, 1988

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 4 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Victoria Day (Canada)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini