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March 31, 1988 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Last East Limburg coal mine closes in Gent Belgium

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pulitzer prize awarded to Toni Morrison for her novel "Beloved"

Deaths in History

  • William McMahon, 20th Prime Minister of Australia (Liberal: 1971-72), dies in his sleep at 80
1988 in History