On This Day

What Happened on July 25, 1988

Historical Events

  • Mindy Duncan, 16, of Oregon, crowned 6th Miss Teen USA

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Stokes, Irish footballer, born in Dublin
  • Heather Marks, Canadian model, born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Sarah Geronimo, Filipino pop singer ("Tala") and actress (You Changed My Life), born in Santa Cruz, Manila, Philippines

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Heiress Julia Stimson Thorne (43) divorces politician John Kerry (44) after 18 years of marriage

US Secretary of State John Kerry
US Secretary of State
John Kerry

Famous Deaths

  • David Tobey, American Basketball Hall of Fame referee (1918-45; first game with a 3-man officiating crew), dies at 90
  • Judith Barsi, American child actress (The Land Before Time), shot dead with mother by her father at 11
1988 Highlights

About July 25, 1988

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 2 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo