On This Day

What Happened on July 30, 1988

Historical Events

  • ArenaBowl II, Allstate Arena, Rosemount, Illinois: Detroit Drive beats Chicago Bruisers 24-13, Steve Griffin MVP
  • Cincinnati Reds pitcher John Franco sets a record of 13 saves in 1 month
  • Harry Drake shoots arrow record 1873m
  • John Franco saves record 13th game of July
  • Jordanian King Hussein renounces sovereignty over West Bank to the PLO
  • King Hussein dissolves Jordan's House of Representatives
  • Ronald J Dossenbach begins world record ride, pedaling across Canada from Vancouver to Halifax (13 days, 15 hr, 4 min)

Famous Weddings

Chris Evert

American tennis player Chris Evert (33) weds American alpine skier Andy Mill (34) in Boca Raton, Florida (divorced 2006)

  • James Ogilvy (under Engl princess Alexandra) marries Julia Rawlinson
1988 Highlights

About July 30, 1988

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 3 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo