What Happened on November 2, 1988

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • A's shortstop Walt Weiss wins AL rookie of year; 3rd straight for Oakland; Jose Canseco 1986, Mark McGwire 1987

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mexican radio station erronously reports Mike Tyson dies in car crash

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
  • The Morris worm, first internet-distributed computer worm to gain mainstream media attention launched from MIT, strikes Pentagon, SDI research lab & 6 universities

Famous Birthdays

  • Lindze Letherman, American actress (General Hospital), born in Fresno, California