What Happened on November 6, 1988

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 18th NYC Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:28:07
  • 19th NYC Marathon won by Steve Jones in 2:08:20
  • Japan & MLB all stars played to a 6-6 draw (Game 2 of 7)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Patty Sheehan
LPGA Golfer
Patty Sheehan
  • Steve Jones wins NY men's marathon; Grete Waitz 9th women's title

Famous Birthdays

  • Conchita Wurst [Thomas Neuwirth], Austrian singer and drag queen (Eurovision Song Contest winner: 2014), born in Gmunden, Austria

Person of interestEmma Stone

Emma Stone, American actress (Superbad, The Amazing Spider-Man), born in Scottsdale, Arizona

Actress Emma Stone
Emma Stone
  • Erik Lund, Swedish footballer, born in Ljungskile, Sweden

Famous Deaths

  • John Hubbard, American actor (Don't Call Me Charlie, The Tall T, One Million B.C.), dies of kidney failure at 74