On This Day

December 6, 1988 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Carlos Andres Perez re-elected president of Venezuela
  • Merv Hughes takes 13 wickets v WI at the WACA but Australia lose

Historic Event

Nelson Mandela is transferred to Victor Vester Prison, Capetown

  • STS-27 Atlantis lands in California after secret mission

Meeting of Interest

Yasser Arafat meets prominent American Jews in Stockholm, Sweden