On This Day

What Happened on November 30, 1988

Historical Events

  • Cyclone lashes Bangladesh, Eastern India; 317 killed
  • France performs nuclear test at Fangataufa Island
  • Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. buys RJR Nabisco for $25.07 billion USD.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

NYC furrier sues Mike Tyson for $92,000 for non payment of purchase

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
  • Soviets stop jamming Radio Liberty; 1st time in 38 yrs
  • UN General Assembly (151-2) censures US for refusing PLO's Arafat visa

Famous Birthdays

  • Phillip Hughes, Australian cricketer who died in cricket accident, born in Macksville, Australia (d. 2014)

Famous Deaths

  • Charlie Rouse, American hard bop jazz tenor saxophonist (Thelonious Monk Quartet; Sphere), dies of lung cancer at 64
1988 Highlights

About November 30, 1988

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 6 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: St. Andrew's Day (United Kingdom)

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Sagittarius