Today in History for 9th April 1988

Day of Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Events 1 - 4 of 4

- "Les Miserables" opens at Umeda-Koma Theatre, Osaka
- 142nd Grand National: Brendan Powell aboard Rhyme 'n' Reason wins
- Devils 3-0 over Islanders-Devils lead 2-1 in 1st round
- US imposes economic sanctions on Panama

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 2 of 2

- Brook Benton, singer (Just a Matter of Time), dies at 56 of meningitis
- Dave Prater, rocker (Sam & Dave), dies in a car crash at 50

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