What Happened on December 30, 1988

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Canadian Senate OK's free trade pact; with US
  • Former Soviet President Brezhnev's son-in-law sentenced to 12-yr (bribery)
  • Mercedes-Benz pays $20.2-M fine failed to meet '86 government fuel standard

Event of interestEvent of Interest

North subpoenas Reagan & Bush as defense witnesses for upcoming trial

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan

Famous Birthdays

  • Leon Jackson, Scottish singer

Famous Deaths

  • Isamu Noguchi, Japanese American sculptor (1963 Fine Arts Medal, Noguchi table), dies at 84
  • Yuli Daniel, Russian writer (b. 1925)