On This Day

What Happened on June 12, 1988

Day of the Week: Sunday

Article: A Beautiful Day in Moscow

Historical Events

  • Andy Hampton is 1st American to win Round of Italy
  • Senior Tournament Players Championship Men's Golf, TPC of Sawgrass: Billy Casper wins final career major title by 2 strokes from Al Geiberger
  • Soviet Union holds its 1st beauty content in Moscow, 16 year old Maria Kalinina crowned the winner
  • The Republic of Ireland beats England 1-0 at Euro88 thanks to a headed goal by Ray Houghton. This is Ireland's first competitive match at a major football tournament.

Famous Deaths

  • Marcel Poot, Belgian baron and composer, dies at 87