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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.
  • War on Drugs: U.S. President Ronald Reagan signs a bill into law allowing the death penalty for drug traffickers.
  • Abdul Ahad Mohmand, the first Afghan in space, returns aboard the Soviet spacecraft Soyuz TM-5 after 9 days on the Mir space station.
  • Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II officially opens World Expo '88 in Brisbane, Australia.
Weather

The temperature on February 20, 1988 was between 4.6 °C and 8.8 °C and averaged 6.7 °C. There was -0.1 mm of rain. There was 0.1 hours of sunshine (1%). The almost completely overcast was. The average windspeed was 1 Bft (weak wind) and was prevailing from the north-northwest.

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

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from February 20, 1988 at Delpher

Born on February 20
Died on February 20

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