On This Day

June 12, 1988 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Andy Hampton is 1st American to win Round of Italy
  • Soviet Union holds its 1st beauty content in Moscow, 16 year old Maria Kalinina crowned the winner
  • The Republic of Ireland beats England 1-0 at Euro88 thanks to a headed goal by Ray Houghton. This is Ireland's first competitive match at a major football tournament.