What Happened on July 24, 1988

Historical Events

  • 75th Tour de France won by Pedro Delgado of Spain
  • US and Jamaica play scoreless tie, in 2nd round of 1990 world soccer cup

US Women's Golf Open

US Open Women's Golf, Baltimore CC: Liselotte Neumann of Sweden wins her only major title, 3 strokes ahead of runner-up Patty Sheehan

1988 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Luke Mitchell, Scottish murderer
Born in 1988

Famous Deaths

  • Ilona Elek, Hungarian fencer (Olympic gold 1936, 48), dies at 81

About July 24, 1988

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 10 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Roll With It - Steve Winwood
  • UK #1 Song: Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You - Glenn Medeiros