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.
Hey! How’s your lovelife today? Get a free love reading with the most frank answers. Start to seize love opportunities in your life! Try it today and improve your lovelife. Did I mention it’s F-R-E-E? (Sponsored link; 18+ only)
Historical Events Of 1988
- January 13, 1988 – Lee Teng-hui becomes the first native Taiwanese President of the Republic of China.
- February 17, 1988 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Dragon in Chinese astrology.
- March 17, 1988 – A Colombian Boeing 727 jetliner, Avianca Flight 410, crashes into a mountainside near the Venezuelan border killing 143.
- April 10, 1988 – The Ojhri Camp disaster: Killing more than 1,000 people in Rawalpindi and Islamabad as a result of rockets and other munitions expelled by the blast.
- July 3, 1988 – United States Navy warship USS Vincennes shoots down Iran Air Flight 655 over the Persian Gulf, killing all 290 people aboard.
- July 23, 1988 – General Ne Win, effective ruler of Burma since 1962, resigns after pro-democracy protests.
- August 25, 1988 – The Chiado area in Lisbon is partially destroyed by a fire.
- September 18, 1988 – End of pro-democracy uprisings in Myanmar after a bloody military coup by the State Law and Order Restoration Council. Thousands, mostly monks and civilians (primarily students), are killed by the Tatmadaw.
- September 27, 1988 – National League for Democracy is formed by Aung San Suu Kyi and various others to help fight against dictatorship in Myanmar.
- December 14, 1988 – The ET3 television network is launched in Thessaloniki, Greece.
Who Were Born On 1988?
- February 26, 1988 – Matteo Ciofani, Italian footballer
- April 6, 1988 – Carlton Mitchell, American football player
- May 5, 1988 – Richard O'Dwyer, English computer programmer
- July 11, 1988 – Étienne Capoue, French footballer
- July 22, 1988 – Paul Coutts, Scottish footballer
- July 23, 1988 – Ping Medina, Filipino actor
- August 3, 1988 – Denny Cardin, Italian footballer
- August 20, 1988 – José Zamora, Spanish footballer
- October 13, 1988 – Enrique Pérez, Mexican footballer
- December 13, 1988 – Rickie Fowler, American golfer