On This Day

What Happened on June 2, 1988

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 61st National Spell Bee: Rageshree Ramachandran wins spelling elegiacal
  • Consumer Reports calls for a ban on the Suzuki Samurai automobile

Famous Birthdays

  • Patrik Berglund, Swedish hockey player
  • Sergio Ag├╝ero, Argentinian football player (Manchester City, Argentine national team), born in Buenos Aires

Famous Deaths

  • Horace A Hildreth, (Gov-Maine, 1945-49), dies at 85
  • Raj Kapoor, Indian actor known as "the greatest showman of Hindi cinema" (Awaara, Boot Polish), dies of complications related to asthma at 63