On This Day

What Happened on November 23, 1988

Historical Events

  • France performs nuclear test

Historic Event

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

Sports History

Wayne Gretzky scores his 600th NHL goal

  • 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? 33 years, 5 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Bad Medicine - Bon Jovi
  • UK #1 Song: The First Time - Robin Beck