What Happened on September 26, 1988

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Canada's Ben Johnson stripped of his 100-m gold failing drug test
  • NYC's Rockefeller Center declared a national landmark
  • Polish communist party picks propaganda chief Rakowski as new PM
  • US space shuttle STS-26 launched

Famous Birthdays

  • Kiira Korpi, Finnish figure skater
  • Mark Simpson, English clarinetist and composer