Today in History for 6th August 1988

Historical Events

Events 1 - 3 of 3

- Oakland A's Jose Canseco becomes 11th to hit 30 HRs & steal 30 bases
- Rich Gossage 300th career save (beats Phillies)
- The Tompkins Square Park Police Riot in New York City spurs reform of the NYPD, who were responsible for the melee that transpired the night of August 6-7.

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 2 of 2

- Anatoli S Levchenko, cosmonaut (TM-4), dies of brain tumor at 47
- J Skelly Wright, US judge (anti-segregationist), dies at 77

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