On This Day

What Happened on May 29, 1988

Historical Events

  • Graeme Hick scores his 1,000th run of 1st-class cricket season

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Indianapolis 500: Rick Mears claims his third-career Indy 500 victory; 50th victory in Championship racing for owner Roger Penske and Penske Racing

Racing Car Driver Mario Andretti
Racing Car Driver
Mario Andretti
  • Pakistan President Zia ul-Haq dismisses government and disbands parliament

Famous Birthdays

  • Cheng Fei, Chinese gymnast (Olympic gold female team 2008), born in Huangshi, Hubei
  • Steve Mason, Canadian NHL goaltender (Calder Memorial Trophy rookie of the year 2008-09), born in Oakville, Ontario
1988 Highlights

About May 29, 1988

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 4 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini