On This Day

What Happened on October 25, 1988

Historical Events

  • ABC News reports on potbellied pygmy pigs' popularity as pets
  • France performs nuclear test at Mururoa atoll

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Cody, actor (Blazing Justice, Ghost City), dies at 75
  • Johnnie Richardson, American R&B musician (Johnnie & Joe), dies at 53
1988 Highlights

About October 25, 1988

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 10 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio