What Happened on September 6, 1988

Historical Events

  • Crippled soviet Soyuz TM-5 lands safely with 2 cosmonauts aboard
  • Thomas Gregory (11) swims English Channel
  • USSR performs underground nuclear test

Famous Deaths

  • Leroy Brown, professional wrestler (b. 1950)
1988 Highlights

About September 6, 1988

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 34 years and 21 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