On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1988

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Actor Gary Busey critically injured in motorcycle crash
  • Edmonton center Jimmy Carson becomes just the third player to score 6 NHL hat tricks before the age of 21 in the Oilers 10-6 win over the New York Rangers

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Orioles trade veteran 1B Eddie Murray to the Dodgers

MLB 1st Baseman Eddie Murray
MLB 1st Baseman
Eddie Murray
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Famous Deaths

  • Osman Achmatowicz, Polish chemist, dies at 89