On This Day

What Happened on June 4, 1988

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Cabaret" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 262 performances
  • 42nd Tony Awards: "M Butterfly" and "Phantom of the Opera" win

Sport awardTennis Open

French Open Women's Tennis: Steffi Graf dominates Natalia Zvereva of Belarus 6-0, 6-0; shortest women's singles Grand Slam final in Open Era; 32 minutes

Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf
  • Longest game in Baltimore Memorial Stadium (5:46) 14 inn (beat NY 7-6)

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Rickey Henderson steals 2 bases for record 249 as a NY Yankee

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson

Famous Birthdays

  • Leigh Adams, Australian Footballer