What Happened on June 25th, 1988

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Chess" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 68 performances
  • 104°F highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in June

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Cal Ripken Jr plays in his 1,000th consecutive game

MLB Legend Cal Ripken Jr
MLB Legend
Cal Ripken Jr
  • Expos Pitcher Floyd Youmans suspended for 60 days due to drugs
  • Iceland's President Vigdis Finnbogadóttir elected (90+%)
  • Kristen Logan, 17, of Mississippi, crowned America's Junior Miss
  • Roger Rabbit Cartoon Character debuts in "Who Framed Roger Rabbit?"
  • UEFA European Championship: Netherlands defeat Soviet Union 2-0 in Munich

Famous Deaths

  • Axis Sally, [Mildred E Gillars], US nazi propagandist (WW II), dies
  • Hillel Slovak, Israeli-born musician (Anthym/What Is This?, Red Hot Chili Peppers) (b. 1962)