What Happened on July 4, 1988

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Sport awardTennis Open

102nd Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Stefan Edberg beats Boris Becker (46 76 64 62)

Tennis Legend Boris Becker
Tennis Legend
Boris Becker
  • KC releases pitcher Dan Quisenberry, whose 238 saves are the 4th most
  • US Navy shoots down Iranian civilian jetliner over Gulf, kills 290

Famous Deaths

  • Adrian Adonis, [Keith Franke], WWF wrestler, killed in auto accident