On This Day

What Happened on July 9, 1988

Historical Events

  • Chris Speier hits for the cycle & Ernest Riles hits 10,000th Giant HR

Music History

Jessye Norman begins recording Bizet's "Carmen"

Sports History

Nolan Ryan is 7th to win 100 game on 2 teams, as Astro beat Mets 6-3


Famous Weddings

  • "Facts of Life," Lisa Whelchel weds Steve Cauble

Famous Deaths

  • Anthony Holland, AIDS sufferer committed suicide at 60
  • Barbara Woodhouse, dog trainer, dies at 78 of a stroke
1988 Highlights

About July 9, 1988

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer