On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 1988

Historical Events

  • Lester Dumakude, commander of an Umkhonto we Sizwe special operations unit, detonate a car bomb by remote control outside Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa

Sport awardWimbledon Women's Tennis

Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Germany's Steffi Graf beats Martina Navratilova 5-7, 6-2, 6-1 for the 3rd leg of her Golden Slam

Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf
Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova

1988 Highlights

About July 2, 1988

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 32 years and 5 months
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer