What Happened on October 24, 1988

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

NY Islander's & NHL high scorer, Mike Bossy retires

Ice Hockey Great Mike Bossy
Ice Hockey Great
Mike Bossy
  • Traveling Wilburys Volume One is released
  • Typhoon Ruby sinks Philippine ferry; hundreds drown

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Shalikar, actor (Honey I Blew Up the Kid)
  • Joshua Shalikar, actor (Honey I Blew Up the Kid)

Famous Deaths

  • Sumner White, American sailor (Olympic gold 1952), dies at 58