On This Day

What Happened on July 8, 1988

Historical Events

  • Indians' Bud Black sets club record for most batters hit in inning (3)
  • Miami Arena opens in Miami, Florida
  • Rockers Jonathan "Chico" & Robert DeBarge indicted on drug trafficking

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Stevie Wonder announces he will run for mayor of Detroit in 1992

Singer-Songwriter Stevie Wonder
Singer-Songwriter
Stevie Wonder

Famous Deaths

  • Ray Barbuti, American athlete (Olympic gold 400m, 400m relay 1928), dies at 83
1988 Highlights

About July 8, 1988

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer