On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1988

Historical Events

  • Javier Sotomayer of Cuba high jumps world record 2.43m
  • NL president A. Bartlett Giamatti is unanimously elected Major League 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
1988 Highlights

About September 8, 1988

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 1 month and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo