On This Day

What Happened on November 15, 1988

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 91 m radio telescope dish at Green Bank, WV, collapses
  • Dodgers outfielder Kirk Gibson wins NL MVP Award
  • Soviet space shuttle makes unmanned maiden flight (2 orbits)
  • The first Fairtrade label, Max Havelaar, is launched in the Netherlands.

Famous Birthdays

  • Zena Grey, American actress

Famous Deaths

  • Mona Washbourne, actress (Blue Bird, Games), dies at 84