What Happened on August 13, 1988

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Boston Red Sox win AL record 24 straight home games
  • Palace of Auburn Hills in Detroit opens
  • Ronald J Dossenbach sets world record for pedaling across Canada from Vancouver, BC to Halifax, NS in 13 days, 15 hr, 4 min
  • US beats Jamaica 5-1 in 2nd round of 1990 world soccer cup

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Musician Robert Smith (29) weds Mary Poole in UK

Musician Robert Smith
Robert Smith

Famous Deaths

  • Otto E Passman, (Rep-D-La, 1947-77), dies at 88