What Happened on September 4, 1988

Historical Events

Sports History

Mike Tyson crashes a silver BMW into a tree near Catskills NY

  • The relocated Phoenix Cardinals play first regular-season NFL game; lose 21-14 v Bengals at Riverfront Stadium in Cincinnati

Famous Birthdays

  • John Tyler Hammons, American politician, born in Muskogee, Oklahoma
Born in 1988

Famous Weddings

  • Actor Kevin Bacon marries actress Kyra Sedgwick

Famous Deaths

  • Oda Schaefer, German writer & journalist (Die Windharfe, Ladies Only), dies at 87

About September 4, 1988

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 9 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns N' Roses
  • UK #1 Song: A Groovy Kind Of Love - Phil Collins