What Happened on April 30, 1988

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

33rd Eurovision Song Contest: Celine Dion for Switzerland wins singing "Ne partez pas sans moi" in Dublin

Singer Celine Dion
Celine Dion
  • Baltimore Orioles win record 14th straight from beginning of season
  • Largest banana split ever, at 455 miles long, was made in Pennsylvania
  • NJ Devils beat Caps 3-2 taking 7th game of Patrick Division final
  • NY Knights 1st arena football game beats Cobras 60-52 (10,157 in LA)
  • NY Yank Dave Winfield gets his 29th RBI of April-Sets AL & ties ML Rec
  • World Exposition, Expo 88 opens in Brisbane Australia

Famous Birthdays

  • Molloko, SD Zoo, 1st California condor chick conceived in captivity

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Actor Tom Hanks (31) weds actress Rita Wilson (31)

Actor Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks

Famous Deaths

  • James McCracken, US tenor, dies at 61