August 11, 1988 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • 225 at bats after #299, Met Gary Carter is 59th to hit 300th HR

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Al-Qaeda formed at a meeting between Osama bin Laden, Zawahiri and Dr Fadl in Peshawar, Pakistan

Islamic Militant & Terrorist Osama bin Laden
Islamic Militant & Terrorist
Osama bin Laden
  • Charlotte Colisieum in Charlotte NC opens
  • Meir Kahane renounced US citizenship to stay in Israeli Parliament

Deaths in History

  • Pauline Lafont, daughter of Bernadette, dies in hiking accident at 25