On This Day

What Happened on October 17, 1988

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 31 reported dead as Ugandan jetliner crashes in fog near Rome
  • Dallas Green replaces Lou Pinella as manager of NY Yankees
  • Lyndon LaRouche pleads innocent to fraud, conspiracy indictment
  • Phillip Morris announces $11 Billion tender offer for Kraft
  • Rockin Robin beats "Sensational" Sherri Martel for WWF woman's title
  • Traveling Wilbury's 1st release "Handle With Care"
  • Traveling Wilburys Volume 1 is released