On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 1988

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Givens' Family reports Mike Tyson beats his wife Robin Givens

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
  • Microsoft releases MS DOS 4.0
  • Soyuz TM-5 launches
  • Women sentenced to 90 years in 1st product tampering murder case

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Ogilvy, Australian basketball player
  • Stephanie Rice, Australian swimmer (3 x Olympic gold 2008), born in Brisbane, Queensland

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Bruce Springsteen separates from Julianne Phillips

Singer-Songwriter Bruce Springsteen
Bruce Springsteen

Famous Deaths

  • Elizabeth Lane, 1st female British supreme court justice, dies at 82