On This Day

December 30, 1988 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Canadian Senate OK's free trade pact; with US
  • Former Soviet President Brezhnev's son-in-law sentenced to 12-yr (bribery)
  • Mercedes-Benz pays $20.2-M fine failed to meet '86 government fuel standard

Historic Event

Oliver North subpoenas US Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush as defense witnesses for his upcoming trial

Deaths in History

  • Isamu Noguchi, Japanese-American sculptor (1963 Fine Arts Medal, Noguchi table), dies at 84
  • Yuli Daniel, Russian writer (b. 1925)
1988 in History