What Happened on October 13, 1988

Historical Events

  • Concert at Masada ends Israel's 40th-anniversary festival
  • Shroud of Turin, revered by many Christians as Christ's burial cloth, is shown by carbon-dating tests to be a fake from the Middle Ages
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1988 History

Famous Deaths

  • Mike Venezia, jockey, dies in 5th-race fall at Belmont Race Track, NY

About October 13, 1988

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 11 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Red Red Wine - UB40
  • UK #1 Song: One Moment In Time - Whitney Houston