On This Day

What Happened on July 30, 1988

Day of the Week: Saturday

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 sovereignity over West Bank to 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

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