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1988 Calendar

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1988 Calendar Trivia

The next time you can reuse this calendar will be on year 2044. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a solar cycle.

April 4 (4/4), June 6 (6/6), August 8 (8/8), October 10 (10/10), December 12 (12/12), and the last day of February always fall on the same day of the week in any given year. This is called the ‘Doomsday rule’. Check these dates using the full 12-month calendar below to verify.

1988 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
2829     
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930  
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930 
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930   
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031

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Historical Events Of 1988

  •  February 17, 1988 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Dragon in Chinese astrology.
  •  March 13, 1988 – The Seikan Tunnel, the longest undersea tunnel in the world, opens between Aomori and Hakodate, Japan.
  •  March 20, 1988 – Eritrean War of Independence: Having defeated the Nadew Command, the Eritrean People’s Liberation Front enters the town of Afabet, victoriously concluding the Battle of Afabet.
  •  June 4, 1988 – Three cars on a train carrying hexogen to Kazakhstan explode in Arzamas, Gorky Oblast, USSR, killing 91 and injuring about 1,500.
  •  September 13, 1988 – Hurricane Gilbert is the strongest recorded hurricane in the Western Hemisphere, later replaced by Hurricane Wilma in 2005 (based on barometric pressure).
  •  October 19, 1988 – The British government imposes a broadcasting ban on television and radio interviews with members of Sinn Féin and eleven Irish republican and Ulster loyalist paramilitary groups.
  •  November 2, 1988 – The Morris worm, the first Internet-distributed computer worm to gain significant mainstream media attention, is launched from MIT.
  •  November 15, 1988 – Israeli–Palestinian conflict: An independent State of Palestine is proclaimed by the Palestinian National Council.
  •  December 7, 1988 – Yasser Arafat recognizes the right of Israel to exist.
  •  December 31, 1988 – Pittsburgh Penguins’ Mario Lemieux becomes the only National Hockey League player to score goals in five different ways: even strength, shorthanded, power play, penalty shot, and empty net, during an 8–6 win over the New Jersey Devils.

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