On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1988

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Javier Sotomayer of Cuba high jumps world record 2.43m
  • NL pres Bart Giamatti is unanimously elected baseball's 7th commissioner

Famous Birthdays

  • Arrelious Benn, American football wide receiver, born in Washington, D. C.
  • Caitlin Hill, Australian YouTube personality (TheHill88), born in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • Chantal Jones, American fashion model, born in Austin, Texas