On This Day

What Happened on October 14, 1988

Historical Events

  • Crude oil prices jump in anticipation of possible production accord at Gulf Cooperation Council meeting set for October 16
  • Naguib Mahfouz is the 1st Arabic writer to win the Nobel Prize in Literature
  • NJ Devils raise their 1st pennant by winning the Patrick Division Playoff Championship

Famous Birthdays

  • MacKenzie Mauzy, American actress
  • Max Thieriot, American actor

Famous Divorces

Famous Deaths

  • Mary Morris, actress (Agitator, Double Door), dies
  • Vic Raschi, American MLB pitcher (4-time All Star), dies at 69
1988 Highlights

About October 14, 1988

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 1 month and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra