What Happened on October 7, 1988

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Jim Fregosi is fired as manager of White Sox
  • Latvian flag raised in Riga for first time since annexation by USSR
  • Lou Piniella is fired as manager of Yankees for 2nd time
  • WNBC 660 final transmission, WFAN moves from 1050 to 660 & WUKQ begins on 1050 at 5:30 PM (NYC radio)

Famous Birthdays

  • Stacy DuPree, American musician (Eisley)

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Robin Givens files for divorce after 8-month marriage to Mike Tyson

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson

Famous Deaths

  • Billy Daniels, singer, dies of cancer at 73