On This Day

What Happened on June 23, 1988

Historical Events

  • Charlotte Hornets & Miami Heat begin their NBA expansion draft

Sports History

Yanks manager Billy Martin's 5th term ends, Lou Pinella named manager

Famous Birthdays

  • Chellsie Memmel, American gymnast
  • Isabella Leong Lok-Sze, Hong Kong singer, actress and model
  • Milk [Daniel Donigan], American figure skater and drag performer (RuPaul's Drag Race), born in Syracuse, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Dayton Lummis, actor (Moonfire, Flight that Disappeared), dies
  • Evert Werkman, Dutch journalist (Het Parool), dies at 73
  • M Gregor-Dellin, writer, dies
1988 Highlights

About June 23, 1988

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer