What Happened on August 14, 1988

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 70th PGA Championship: Jeff Sluman shoots a 272 at Oak Tree GC Edmond
  • Detroit beats Sox, 18-6, at Fenway, ends Boston winning streak at 24

Famous Birthdays

  • Shahd Barmada, Syrian singer

Famous Deaths

  • Enzo Ferrari, Italy, sportscar manufacturer (Ferrari), dies at 90
  • Robert Calvert, South African-British writer and musician (Hawkwind), dies of a heart attack at 43
  • Roy Buchanan, American blues guitarist, dies at 48