On This Day

What Happened on November 23, 1988

Historical Events

  • France performs nuclear test

Event of interestEvent of Interest

President Reagan announces that he is pocket-vetoing a bill designed to further restrict lobbying by former federal employees.

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Wayne Gretzky scores his 600th NHL goal

Ice Hockey Great Wayne Gretzky
Ice Hockey Great
Wayne Gretzky
  • Yankees sign free agent 2nd-baseman Steve Sax to 3-year contract
1988 Highlights

About November 23, 1988

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 3 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Sagittarius