What Happened on September 23, 1988

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Fiji's new constitution is proposed
  • Jose Canseco is baseball's 1st to steal 40 bases & hit 40 HRs
  • Premiere of director Paul Schrader's crime biopic "Patty Hearst"
  • Rosa Mota wins 2nd female olympic marathon (2:25:39)

Famous Deaths

  • Arwel Hughes, composer, dies at 79
  • Tibor Sekelj, Croatian explorer (b. 1912)