What Happened on November 2, 1988

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Computers virus strikes Pentagon, SDI research lab & 6 universities

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mexican radio station erronously reports Mike Tyson dies in car crash

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
  • The Morris worm, the first internet-distributed computer worm to gain significant mainstream media attention, is launched from MIT.
  • Walt Weiss wins AL rookie of year (3rd straight for Oakland A's)

Famous Birthdays

  • Lindze Letherman, American actress (General Hospital)