Historical Events In 1988
Monday, 23 April 2018
Jan 01 Actress Kelly McGillis marries Fred Tillman in the year 1988.
Jan 01 Czech born tennis star Hana Mandikova becomes an Australian Citizen on this day in history.
Jan 02 Ashland Oil storage tank spills 3.8 million gallons, Pennsylvania on this day in history.
Jan 02 Mulroney &Reagan sign Canada-US free trade agreement in the year 1988.
Jan 03 On this day in history gaston Eyskens, PM of Belgium (1949, 1958-61, 1968-72), dies at 82
Jan 03 In the year 1988 israel orders 9 Palestinian "instigators" deported from W Beirut
Jan 03 Margaret Thatcher becomes longest-serving British PM this century on this day in history.
Jan 05 "Pistol Pete" Mavarich, NBAer (Atlanta), dies of a heart attack at 40 on this day in history.
Jan 05 In the year 1988 austrian President Waldheim's war record investigated
Jan 06 In the year 1988 brent Collins, soap actor (Another World), dies of heart attack at 46
Jan 08 Dow Jones down 140.58 points on this day in history.
Jan 08 In the year 1988 hewlett-Packard introduces the HP-28S Advanced Scientific Calculator
Jan 08 On this day in history uS female Figure Skating championship won by Debi Thomas
Jan 09 English Earl of St Andrews marries Sylvana Tomaselli on this day in history.
Jan 09 On this day in history uS male Figure Skating championship won by Brian Boitano
Jan 11 In the year 1988 gregory (Pappy) Boyington, ace WW II pilot, dies at 75 of cancer
Jan 11 On this day in history uSSR announces it will participate in the Seoul Summer Olympics
Jan 13 In the year 1988 chiang Ching-huo, president of Taiwan (1978-88), dies at 69
Jan 14 In the year 1988 georgy M Malenkov, PM of USSR (1953-55), dies at 86
Jan 15 On this day in history arab uprising in Israel begins
Jan 15 In the year 1988 jimmy "The Greek" Snyder makes racist remarks about black athletes
Jan 15 Kiran More stumps five West Indian batsman at Madras, world Test record in the year 1988.
Jan 15 Sean MacBride, Ireland, commander of Irish Republican Army, dies at 83 on this day in history.
Jan 16 On this day in history 4th Soap Opera Digest Awards - Days of Our Live wins
Jan 16 Jimmy "The Greek" Snyder fired from CBS for racial remarks on this day in history.
Jan 17 Leslie Manigay elected President of Haiti on this day in history.
Jan 18 On this day in history airliner crashes in SW China, killing all 108 on board
Jan 19 In the year 1988 "48 Hours" premieres on CBS-TV
Jan 19 Ballard Berkeley, actor (East meets West), dies at 83 in the year 1988.
Jan 20 In the year 1988 arizona committee opens hearing on impeachment of Governor Evan Mecham
Jan 20 In the year 1988 philippe de Rothschild, Bordeaux Vineyard manager, dies in Paris at 86
Jan 21 Abraham Sofaer, actor (Naked Jungle, Elephant Walk), dies on this day in history.
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 in the year 1988.