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
  • Jordanian King Hussein renounces sovereignty over West Bank to the PLO, hours after dissolving Jordan's House of Representatives [1]
  • MLB Pitcher John Franco saves a record 13th game during the month of July
  • Ronald J Dossenbach begins world record ride, pedaling across Canada from Vancouver to Halifax (13 days, 15 hr, 4 min)
1988 History

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

About July 30, 1988

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 35 years, 1 month and 25 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