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  • Koningin BeatrixKoningin Beatrix (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from April 30, 1980 till April 30, 2013 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Koninkrijk der Nederlanden)
  • In The Netherlands , there was from Tuesday, November 4, 1986 to Tuesday, November 7, 1989 the cabinet Lubbers II, with Drs. R.F.M. Lubbers (CDA) as prime minister.
  • The Netherlands had about 14.7 million citizens.
  • Manuel Noriega is indicted on drug smuggling and money laundering charges.
  • A report by United States' Surgeon General C. Everett Koop states that the addictive properties of nicotine are similar to those of heroin and cocaine.
  • Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: An independent State of Palestine is proclaimed by the Palestinian National Council.
Weather

The temperature on January 2, 1988 was between 6.9 °C and 13.4 °C and averaged 10.9 °C. There was 4.7 mm of rain during 3.6 hours. The heavily clouded was. The average windspeed was 5 Bft (very strong wind) and was prevailing from the southwest.

Source: KNMI (weather station De Bilt/The Netherlands) 

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from January 2, 1988 at Delpher

Born on January 2
Died on January 2

Names that were popular for boys in 1988
  • Marcel
  • Johannes
  • Jasper
  • Jeroen
  • James
  • Jan
  • Kevin
  • Matthew
  • David
  • Gerrit
  • Sander
  • Jacobus
  • Jonas
  • Maarten
  • Mathieu
Names that were popular for girls in 1988
  • Maria
  • Danielle
  • Laura
  • Ana
  • Anne
  • Johanna
  • Tessa
  • Anna
  • Beatrice
  • Charlotte
  • Christina
  • Elisabeth
  • Emily
  • Eveline
  • Inge