What Happened on January 11th, 1988

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • ABC premiere of fact-based "Evil in Clear River"
  • Test debut of Phil Simmons, WI v India, Madras
  • USSR announces it will participate in Seoul Summer Olympics

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexandria L'Esperance, quintuplet
  • Danielle L'Esperance, quintuplet
  • Erica L'Esperance, quintuplet
  • Raymond L'Esperance, quintuplet
  • Veronica L'Esperance, quintuplet

Famous Deaths

  • Florence Knapp, American, one-time oldest person in the world (b. 1873)
  • Gregory (Pappy) Boyington, ace WW II pilot, dies at 75 of cancer
  • Isidor Isaac Rabi, nuclear physicist (Nobel Prize-1944), dies at 89