What Happened on April 3, 1988

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 17th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Amy Alcott
  • 7th NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: Louisiana Tec beat Auburn 56-54

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mario Lemieux wins NHL scoring title, stopping Gretzky's 7 year streak

NHL Legend and Owner Mario Lemieux
NHL Legend and Owner
Mario Lemieux
  • NJ Devils beat Blackhawks, 4-3 in OT to join playoffs for 1st time
  • Somalia & Ethiopia sign accord about Ogaden desert
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Hartley, English footballer
  • Tim Krul, Dutch footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Milton A Caniff, US cartoonist (Terry & the Pirates), dies at 81