On This Day

What Happened on June 25, 1988

Historical Events

  • "Chess" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 68 performances
  • 104┬░F highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in June
  • Expos Pitcher Floyd Youmans suspended for 60 days due to drugs
  • Iceland's President Vigdis Finnbogad├│ttir elected (90+%)
  • Kristen Logan, 17, of Mississippi, crowned America's Junior Miss

Sports History

MLB player Cal Ripken Jr. plays in his 1,000th consecutive game

  • Roger Rabbit Cartoon Character debuts in "Who Framed Roger Rabbit?"
  • UEFA European Championship Final, Olympiastadion, Munich, Germany: Ruud Gullet & Marco van Basten score as the Netherlands beats Soviet Union, 2-0

Famous Deaths

  • Axis Sally [Mildred E Gillars], US nazi propagandist (WWII), dies
  • Hillel Slovak, Israeli musician (Anthym/What Is This?, Red Hot Chili Peppers) (b. 1962)
1988 Highlights

About June 25, 1988

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 5 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer