On This Day

What Happened on November 9, 1988

Historical Events

  • "Prince of Central Park" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 4 performances
  • MLB All-Star team beat Japan 8-2 in Nishinomya, (Game 4 of 7)

Famous Birthdays

  • Nikki Blonsky, American actress, born in Great Neck, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Billy Curtis, 4'2" actor (Terror of Tiny Town), dies at 79
  • David Bauer, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame player and builder (priest, school coach; National Team manager), dies at 64
  • John Mitchell, former Atny Gen, dies of heart attack in Washington
1988 Highlights

About November 9, 1988

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 7 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio