On This Day

What Happened on June 19, 1988

Historical Events

  • 32 divers finish cycling underwater on a standard tricycle, to complete 116.66 mi in 75 hrs 20 mins
  • Namphy takes control of Haitian government
  • World's then largest sausage completed at 13 1/8 miles long

Famous Weddings

  • Danny Spitz, heavy metal artist (Anthrax), weds Valerie

Famous Deaths

  • Fernand Seguin, Canadian biologist (b. 1922)
  • Gladys Spellman, American. Congresswoman (b. 1918)
  • Zdeněk Blažek, Czech composer and music theorist (Verchovina), dies at 83
1988 Highlights

About June 19, 1988

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 33 years and 7 months
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini