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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

MLB Legend Cal Ripken Jr
MLB Legend
Cal Ripken Jr
  • 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
  • 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? 32 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer