On This Day

What Happened on April 6, 1988

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • African American polar explorer Matthew Henson buried next to R Peary in Arlington National Cemetery
  • NJ Devils' 1st playoff game; lose to NY Islanders 4-3 (OT) in 1st round

Famous Birthdays

  • Fabrice Muamba, Anglo-Congolese footballer
  • Mike Bailey, English actor