On This Day

What Happened on November 6, 1988

Historical Events

  • Japan & MLB all stars played to a 6-6 draw (Game 2 of 7)

Sports History

Steve Jones wins 19th NYC men's marathon (2:08:20); Grete Waitz wins record 9th women's title

Famous Birthdays

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

Emma Stone

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

  • 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
1988 Highlights

About November 6, 1988

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 33 years and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio