On This Day

What Happened on July 6, 1988

Historical Events

  • Carlos Salinas de Gortari elected President of Mexico
  • North Sea oil platform Piper Alpha explodes, 166 die
1988 Highlights

About July 6, 1988

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 4 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer