On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1988

Historical Events

  • Doughnutgate incident: NJ Devils' coach Jim Schoenfeld tells referee Don Koharski to 'eat another doughnut you fat pig!,' he is suspended
  • Graeme Hick scores 405 for Worcs v Somerset 35 fours 11 sixes

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Wilson, American baritone doo-wop singer (Flamingos, 1952-64 - "Lovers Never Say Goodbye") dies at 53
1988 Highlights

About May 6, 1988

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus