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Historical Events In 1988

Wednesday, 27 October 2021

Jun 27   Mike Tyson KOs Michael Spink in 91 seconds, in Atlantic City ($67m) in the year 1988.  

Jun 28   Kurt Raab, writer/actor (Boarding School, Stationmaster's Wife), dies in the year 1988.  

Jun 28   In the year 1988 mike Tyson sues to break contract with manager Bill Cayton  

Jun 30   In the year 1988 brooklyn dedicates a bus depot honoring Jackie Gleason  

Jul 01   Hellmuth Christian Wolff, composer, dies at 82 in the year 1988.  

Jul 02   On this day in history steffi Graff beats Martina Navratilova for Wimbeldon crown  

Jul 03   Gabe Dell actor, dies at 68 of leukemia in the year 1988.  

Jul 03   In the year 1988 gabriel Dell, actor (Dead End Kids), dies of leukemia at 68  

Jul 03   U.S. President Ronald Reagan issued a statement to the world, and an apology to the Iranian people, I am saddened to report that it appears that in a proper defensive action by the "USS Vincennes" this morning in the Persian Gulf, an Iranian airliner was shot down over the Strait of Hormuz ... We greatly regret any loss of life ... (290 died when the "Vincennes" fired upon Iran Air Flight 655, mistaking the plane for a hostile F-14 fighter plane.) in the year 1988.  

Jul 03   On this day in history uS Navy shoots down Iranian civilian jetliner over Gulf, kills 290  

Jul 03   In the year 1988 uS warship in the Gulf accidently shoots down Iranian airliner  

Jul 04   Adrian Adonis, [Keith Franke], WWF wrestler, killed in auto accident on this day in history.  

Jul 04   On this day in history steffan Edberg beats Boris Becker for Wimbeldon crown  

Jul 06   Carlos Salinas de Gortari elected president of Mexico on this day in history.  

Jul 06   In the year 1988 off Scotland, two Canadians among 167 crew members killed as gas leak leads to explosion and fire on the Occidental Petroleum drill rig Piper Alpha in the North Sea; 64 survivors rescued.  

Jul 07   Jimmy Edwards, actor (Plank, Bottoms Up, Late Mr H), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Jul 07   Soviet Union launches Phobos 1 to probe Martian moon (unsuccessful) in the year 1988.  

Jul 08   In the year 1988 stevie Wonder announces he will run for mayor of Detroit in 1992  

Jul 09   In the year 1988 "Facts of Life," Lisa Whelchel weds Steve Cauble  

Jul 09   On this day in history anthony Holland, AIDS sufferer committed suicide at 60  

Jul 09   In the year 1988 barbara Woodhouse dog trainer, dies at 78 of a stroke  

Jul 10   Errol John, playwright, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Jul 11   Mike Tyson hires Donald Trump as an advisor on this day in history.  

Jul 12   Joshua Logan Broadway producer, dies at 79 of palsy in the year 1988.  

Jul 12   On this day in history joshua Logan, Broadway producer, dies at 79 of palsy  

Jul 12   USSR launches Phobos II for Martian orbit in the year 1988.  

Jul 13   Huub Bals, Dutch film promotor, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

Jul 14   200,000 demonstrate in Soviet Armenia for incorp of Nagorno-Karabak on this day in history.  

Jul 14   On this day in history mike Schmidt passes Mickey Mantle with his 537th HR into 7th place  

Jul 15   On this day in history eleanor Estes author (Ginger Pye, Moffats), dies at 82  

Jul 16   On this day in history carl Lewis runs a wind-assisted 100 m in 9.78 sec  

Jul 16   Florence Joyner runs 100 m in women's world record 10.49 seconds on this day in history.  

Jul 16   On this day in history michael J Fox marries Tracy Pollan  

Jul 16   Wayne Gretzky (NHL) & Janet Jones (Police Acad 5) wed in Edmonton in the year 1988.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1988

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jun 07   On this day in history birth of milan Lucic, Canadian Hockey player (Boston Bruins)  

Jun 07   Michael Cera, American actor was born on this day in history.  

Jul 12   Melissa O'Neil, Canadian singer was born in the year 1988.  

Jul 13   In the year 1988 birth of steven R. McQueen, American Actor  

Aug 07   Melody Oliveria, American internet blogger was born in the year 1988.  

Sep 02   In the year 1988 birth of ishant Sharma, Indian Cricketer  

Oct 23   Nicolaj Agger, Danish football player was born on this day in history.  

Nov 06   Erik Lund, Swedish footballer was born in the year 1988.  

Famous Deaths In 1988

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Leo Steiner, NY Carnegie Deli's owner, dies in the year 1988.  

Jan 03   In the year 1988 gaston Eyskens, PM of Belgium (1949, 1958-61, 1968-72), dies at 82  

Jan 04   Lily Laskine, French harpist (b. 1893) died in the year 1988.  

Jan 05   In the year 1988 "Pistol Pete" Mavarich, NBAer (Atlanta), dies of a heart attack at 40  

Jan 06   Brent Collins, soap actor (Another World), dies of heart attack at 46 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Trevor Howard, actor (Ryan's Daughter), dies of bronchitis at 71 in the year 1988.  

Jan 08   Frank Pace Jr, US Secretary of Army (1950-53), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Gregory (Pappy) Boyington, ace WW II pilot, dies at 75 of cancer on this day in history.  

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