On This Day

What Happened on August 25, 1988

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Challenger Center opens its classroom doors in Houston
  • Iran & Iraq begin talks to end their 8 year war
  • NASA launches space vehicle S-214
  • Serious fire destroys historic center of Lisbon

Famous Birthdays

  • Angela Park, Brazilian-American golfer (US Open 2007 runner-up; Rookie of the Year 2007), born in Foz do Iguaçu, Paraná, Brazil
  • Raymond Quinn, English singer

Famous Deaths

  • Price Daniel, American politician (38th Governor of Texas), dies at 77