What Happened on August 10, 1988

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Matt Biondi swims world record 100m free style (48.42 sec)
  • Rodrigo Borja installed as president of Ecuador
  • UN estimates Asia's population hits 3 billion

Famous Deaths

  • Adela Rogers St John, journalist (Free Soul, Honeycomb), dies at 94
  • Arias Arnulfo, 3 time president of Panama, dies at 86