On This Day

What Happened on May 4, 1988

Historical Events

  • PEPCON chemical plant in Henderson, Nevada explodes killing 2 and injuring 372 causing damage within 10-mile (16 km) radius
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1988 Highlights

About May 4, 1988

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 10 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus