Historical Events For 1988
Sunday, 26 February 2017
Jan 01 Actress Kelly McGillis marries Fred Tillman in the year 1988.
Jan 01 In the year 1988 czech born tennis star Hana Mandikova becomes an Australian Citizen
Jan 02 In the year 1988 ashland Oil storage tank spills 3.8 million gallons, Pennsylvania
Jan 02 Mulroney &Reagan sign Canada-US free trade agreement in the year 1988.
Jan 03 In the year 1988 gaston Eyskens, PM of Belgium (1949, 1958-61, 1968-72), dies at 82
Jan 03 Israel orders 9 Palestinian "instigators" deported from W Beirut in the year 1988.
Jan 03 In the year 1988 margaret Thatcher becomes longest-serving British PM this century
Jan 05 In the year 1988 "Pistol Pete" Mavarich, NBAer (Atlanta), dies of a heart attack at 40
Jan 05 In the year 1988 austrian President Waldheim's war record investigated
Jan 06 Brent Collins, soap actor (Another World), dies of heart attack at 46 on this day in history.
Jan 08 Dow Jones down 140.58 points in the year 1988.
Jan 08 Hewlett-Packard introduces the HP-28S Advanced Scientific Calculator in the year 1988.
Jan 08 US female Figure Skating championship won by Debi Thomas on this day in history.
Jan 09 On this day in history english Earl of St Andrews marries Sylvana Tomaselli
Jan 09 US male Figure Skating championship won by Brian Boitano on this day in history.
Jan 11 Gregory (Pappy) Boyington, ace WW II pilot, dies at 75 of cancer on this day in history.
Jan 11 In the year 1988 uSSR announces it will participate in the Seoul Summer Olympics
Jan 13 Chiang Ching-huo, president of Taiwan (1978-88), dies at 69 on this day in history.
Jan 14 Georgy M Malenkov, PM of USSR (1953-55), dies at 86 in the year 1988.
Jan 15 Arab uprising in Israel begins on this day in history.
Jan 15 Jimmy "The Greek" Snyder makes racist remarks about black athletes on this day in history.
Jan 15 In the year 1988 kiran More stumps five West Indian batsman at Madras, world Test record
Jan 15 In the year 1988 sean MacBride, Ireland, commander of Irish Republican Army, dies at 83
Jan 16 4th Soap Opera Digest Awards - Days of Our Live wins on this day in history.
Jan 16 On this day in history jimmy "The Greek" Snyder fired from CBS for racial remarks
Jan 17 In the year 1988 leslie Manigay elected President of Haiti
Jan 18 On this day in history airliner crashes in SW China, killing all 108 on board
Jan 19 "48 Hours" premieres on CBS-TV on this day in history.
Jan 19 Ballard Berkeley, actor (East meets West), dies at 83 on this day in history.
Jan 20 Arizona committee opens hearing on impeachment of Governor Evan Mecham in the year 1988.
Jan 20 Philippe de Rothschild, Bordeaux Vineyard manager, dies in Paris at 86 in the year 1988.
Jan 21 Abraham Sofaer, actor (Naked Jungle, Elephant Walk), dies in the year 1988.
Jan 21 In the year 1988 uS accept immigration of 30,000 US-Vietnamese children
Jan 22 Georgi M Malenkov, Russian premier (1953-55), dies at 86 on this day in history.