What Happened on July 9, 1988

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Chris Speier hits for the cycle & Ernest Riles hits 10,000th Giant HR

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Jessye Norman begins recording Bizet's "Carmen"

Composer Georges Bizet
Composer
Georges Bizet

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Nolan Ryan is 7th to win 100 game on 2 teams, as Astro beat Mets 6-3

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan

Famous Weddings

  • "Facts of Life," Lisa Whelchel weds Steve Cauble

Famous Deaths

  • Anthony Holland, AIDS sufferer committed suicide at 60
  • Barbara Woodhouse, dog trainer, dies at 78 of a stroke