Historical Events on May 24, 1988

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • John Moschitta set record for fast talking: 586 words per minute
  • Porntip Nakhirunkanok, 19, of Thailand, crowned 37th Miss Universe
  • Power outage in Boston Garden in NHL's Stanley Cup finals
  • Section 28 passed as law by Parliament in the United Kingdom prohibiting the promotion of homosexuality. Repealed 2001/2004