On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1988

Historical Events

  • Fire in Seattle's Space Needle causes evacuation, $2,000 damage
  • Jay Howell ejected in NLCS game 3 for having pine tar on his glove

Famous Deaths

  • Ernst Hermann Meyer, German composer, dies at 82
1988 Highlights

About October 8, 1988

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 33 years and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra