What Happened on September 30, 1988

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Andrei Andreyevich Gromyko retires as Soviet Foreign Minister
  • Dave Stieb loses 2nd consecutive no hitter bid with 2 outs in 9th
  • IBM announces shipment of 3 millionth PS/2 personal computer
  • LA Dodger Orel Herschiser breaks former Dodger Don Drysdale mark by pitching 59 consecutive scoreless innings
  • Louise Ritter, US, jumps 6'8" to win Olympic gold medal

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Robin Givens & Mike Tyson appear on Barbara Walter's Show

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson

Famous Deaths

  • Joachim Prinz, author/Rabbi of Berlin (1926-37), dies at 86