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


LoveWedding of Interest

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

Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert
  • James Ogilvy (under Engl princess Alexandra) marries Julia Rawlinson
1988 Highlights

About July 30, 1988

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 3 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo