What Happened on October 2, 1988

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 24th Olympic games close at Seoul, Korea
  • Gelindo Bordin wins 21st Olympics marathon (2:10:32)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mike Tyson wrecks furniture in his mansion in Bernardsville, NJ, during a domestic dispute

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
  • Minnesota Twins are 1st AL club ever to break 3 million season attendance
  • Pakistan's Supreme Court orders free elections

Famous Deaths

  • Alec Issigonis, Greek-British car designer, developer of the Mini (b. 1906)