On This Day

What Happened on September 14, 1988

Historical Events

  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Kirsten Haglund, American activist and beauty queen (Miss America 2008), born in Farmington Hills, Michigan
  • Martin Fourcade, French biathlete (5 Olympic gold 2014, 18), born in Perpignan, France

Famous Deaths

  • Louis Quinn, actor (Unholy Rollers), dies at 73 of cancer
  • Melle Weersma, Dutch jazz arranger and composer ("Penny Serenade"), dies at 80
1988 Highlights

About September 14, 1988

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo