On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1988

Historical Events

  • 1st NBA game at Bradley Center, Milw Bucks lose to Atlnata Hawks 94-107
  • 1st NBA game at Miami Arena, Miami Heat loss to LA Clippers, 111-91
  • 1st NBA game at Palace of Auburn Hills, Pistons beat Hornets 94-85
  • Breeders' Cup Horse Racing, Churchill Downs; winners: Alysheba, Gt Communicator, Gulch, Is It True, Miesque, Open Mind, Personal Ensign
  • Cornell confirms grad student source of worst computer sabotage
  • France performs nuclear test
  • Gulch wins Breeder's Cup
  • Japan beats MLB all stars 2-1 in Tokyo (Game 1 of 7)

Famous Birthdays

Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli, Indian cricketer, star batsman and captain of India (2013-), born in Delhi, India

Cricketer Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli
1988 Highlights

About November 5, 1988

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 11 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio