On This Day

What Happened on October 30, 1988

Historical Events

  • 2 gambling clubs & 1 player share 61.38 M California lotto jackpot

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Beth Daniel wins Nichirei Ladies Cup US-Japan Team Golf Championship

LPGA Golfer Beth Daniel
LPGA Golfer
Beth Daniel

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Brazilian McLaren driver Ayrton Senna wins Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka, his record 8th GP win of the season; clinches first Formula 1 World Drivers Championship

Formula 1 Driver Ayrton Senna
Formula 1 Driver
Ayrton Senna
  • Jim Elliott (US) completes 24-hr paced outdoor race for 548.9 mi
  • NY Jets finally beat Pittsburgh Steelers for 1st time

Famous Birthdays

  • Janel Parrish, American actress (Pretty Little Liars), born in Oahu, Hawaii

Famous Deaths

  • Sugar Geise, actress (Rhythm Parade), dies after brief illness at 71
  • T. Hee, American animator (b. 1911)
1988 Highlights

About October 30, 1988

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio