What Happened on September 19, 1988

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Music releaseAlbum Release

Bon Jovi release their 4th album "New Jersey" - most top ten hits of any rock/glam metal album (5)

Rock guitarist Richie Sambora
Rock guitarist
Richie Sambora
  • Israel launches 1st satellite, for secret military reconnaissance
  • US Olympic diver Greg Louganis hits his head on diving board

Famous Deaths

  • Oren Lee Staley, 1st President of National the Farmers Organization (1955-79), dies at 65