September 24, 1988 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Barbara C Harris of Mass, elected 1st woman Episcopal bishop
  • Canada's Ben Johnson runs drug-assisted 100m in 9.79 sec

Sports record brokenWorld Record

Carl Lewis runs world record 100m (9.92 sec)

Olympic Sprinter and Long jumper Carl Lewis
Olympic Sprinter and Long jumper
Carl Lewis
  • Dave Stieb has no-hitter broken up with 2 outs in the 9th