What Happened on April 17, 1988

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Ethiopian Belayneh Densimo runs world record marathon (2:06:50)

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Nancy Lopez wins LPGA AI Star/Centinela Hospital Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Nancy Lopez
LPGA Golfer
Nancy Lopez

Famous Deaths

  • Eva Novak, actress (Medicine Man), dies of pneumonia at 90
  • Louise Nevelson, sculptor, dies of brain tumor at 88