On This Day

What Happened on October 4, 1988

Historical Events

  • Pillsbury stock soars $18.37 to $57.37 on takeover bid

Famous Birthdays

  • Derrick Rose, American basketball point guard (NBA Draft 2008 #1 overall pick Chicago Bulls; NBA MVP 2011; NBA All-Star 2010–12), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Melissa Benoist, American actress and singer (Glee, Supergirl), born in Littleton, Colorado
1988 Highlights

About October 4, 1988

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 1 month and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra