On This Day

January 29, 1988 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

  • Detroit Pistons draw a then record NBA regular season crowd of 61,983 fans to the Pontiac Silverdome for a 125-108 win over the Boston Celtics
  • Detroit's Kirk Gibson signs a 3-year contract with Dodgers

Birthdays in Sport

  • Stephanie Gilmore, Australian surfer (World Champion 2007-10, 12, 14, 18), born in Murwillumbah, New South Wales