On This Day

What Happened on July 31, 1988

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 32 people are killed and 1,674 injured when a bridge at the Sultan Abdul Halim ferry terminal collapses in Butterworth, Malaysia
  • Jose Canseco is 1st to hit 30 HRs in 1st 3 years

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Last playboy club closes in Lansing, Michigan

Playboy Founder & Businessman Hugh Hefner
Playboy Founder & Businessman
Hugh Hefner
  • Miami Dolphins beat San Francisco 49ers, 27-21 in the American Bowl at London's Wembley Stadium
  • Pittsburgh Pirates 1st baseman/left fielder and 7-time All Star Willie Stargell becomes 200th man inducted in Baseball's Hall of Fame

Famous Deaths

  • Trinidad Silva, killed in auto accident at 38