What Happened on September 5, 1988

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

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Betsy King wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Betsy King
LPGA Golfer
Betsy King
  • CFL's Earl Winfield (Ham) scores TDs on 101-yd punt return, 100-yd kickoff return & 58-yd pass reception

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Jerry Lewis' 23rd Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $41,132,113

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Jerry Lewis

Famous Deaths

  • Gert Froebe, actor (Lover's Wood, Upper Hand), dies at 75