What Happened on June 12, 1988

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 6th Seniors Players Golf Championship: Billy Casper
  • Andy Hampton is 1st American to win Round of Italy
  • Mei-Chi Cheng wins LPGA Rochester Golf International
  • The Republic of Ireland beats England 1-0 at Euro88 thanks to a headed goal by Ray Houghton. This is Ireland's first competitive match at a major football tournament.

Famous Deaths

  • Marcel Poot, Belgian baron/composer, dies at 87