On This Day

What Happened in October 1988 (Part 2)

Historical Events

  • Oct 30 Jim Elliott (US) completes 24-hr paced outdoor race for 548.9 mi
  • Oct 30 NY Jets finally beat Pittsburgh Steelers for 1st time

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 30 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
  • Oct 31 19°F lowest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in Oct
  • Oct 31 1st Monday Night NFL game in Indianapolis, Colts beat Denver 55-23
  • Oct 31 Journalists demand greater press freedom in Yugoslavia

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