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.
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Historical Events Of 1988
- February 2, 1988 – Auntie Anne’s is founded by Anne F. Beiler in Lancaster, Pennsylvania
- February 17, 1988 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Dragon in Chinese astrology.
- 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.
- May 8, 1988 – A fire at Illinois Bell’s Hinsdale Central Office triggers an extended 1AESS network outage once considered the “worst telecommunications disaster in US telephone industry history”.
- May 14, 1988 – Carrollton bus collision: A drunk driver traveling the wrong way on Interstate 71 near Carrollton, Kentucky, United States hits a converted school bus carrying a church youth group. Twenty-seven die in the crash and ensuing fire.
- August 20, 1988 – Iran–Iraq War: A ceasefire is agreed after almost eight years of war.
- October 4, 1988 – U.S. televangelist Jim Bakker is indicted for fraud.
- October 13, 1988 – Naguib Mahfouz wins Nobel Prize in Literature.
- December 7, 1988 – Spitak earthquake: In Armenia an earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale kills more than 25,000, injures 30,000 and leaves 500,000 homeless out of a population of 3,500,000.
- December 31, 1988 – First Winter Ascent of Lhotse (8,516m) by Krzysztof Wielicki (solo).
Who Were Born On 1988?
- January 5, 1988 – Yago Fernández, Portuguese footballer
- March 8, 1988 – Laura Unsworth, English field hockey player
- April 16, 1988 – Jullie, Brazilian singer-songwriter and actress
- May 20, 1988 – Robin Juhkental, Estonian singer-songwriter (Malcolm Lincoln)
- June 2, 1988 – Sergio Agüero, Argentinian footballer
- June 6, 1988 – Ryan Brathwaite, Barbadian hurdler
- July 14, 1988 – Conor McGregor, Irish mixed martial artist
- July 20, 1988 – Stephen Strasburg, American baseball player
- December 2, 1988 – Stephen McGinn, Scottish footballer
- December 25, 1988 – Heather Cooke, American soccer player