Historical Events on December 6, 1988

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Agnes Neil Williams purchases Baltimore Orioles for $70 million Eli Jacobs becomes CEO of Balt Orioles
  • Arafat meets prominent American Jews in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Carlos Andres Perez re-elected president of Venezuela
  • Merv Hughes takes 13 wickets v WI at the WACA but Australia lose
  • Milwaukee Bucks win their 1,000th NBA game (2nd fastest)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nelson Mandela is transferred to Victor Vester Prison, Capetown

Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela
  • STS-27 Atlantis lands in California after secret mission