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Historical Events In 1988

Thursday, 09 July 2020

Jun 27   On this day in history mike Tyson KOs Michael Spink in 91 seconds, in Atlantic City ($67m)  

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

Jun 28   On this day in history mike Tyson sues to break contract with manager Bill Cayton  

Jun 30   On this day in history brooklyn dedicates a bus depot honoring Jackie Gleason  

Jul 01   On this day in history hellmuth Christian Wolff, composer, dies at 82  

Jul 02   In the year 1988 steffi Graff beats Martina Navratilova for Wimbeldon crown  

Jul 03   Gabe Dell actor, dies at 68 of leukemia on this day in history.  

Jul 03   Gabriel Dell, actor (Dead End Kids), dies of leukemia at 68 on this day in history.  

Jul 03   In the year 1988 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.)  

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

Jul 03   US warship in the Gulf accidently shoots down Iranian airliner in the year 1988.  

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

Jul 04   In the year 1988 steffan Edberg beats Boris Becker for Wimbeldon crown  

Jul 06   In the year 1988 carlos Salinas de Gortari elected president of Mexico  

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   On this day in history jimmy Edwards, actor (Plank, Bottoms Up, Late Mr H), dies at 68  

Jul 07   Soviet Union launches Phobos 1 to probe Martian moon (unsuccessful) on this day in history.  

Jul 08   Stevie Wonder announces he will run for mayor of Detroit in 1992 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 09   Anthony Holland, AIDS sufferer committed suicide at 60 on this day in history.  

Jul 09   Barbara Woodhouse dog trainer, dies at 78 of a stroke in the year 1988.  

Jul 10   On this day in history errol John, playwright, dies at 63  

Jul 11   On this day in history mike Tyson hires Donald Trump as an advisor  

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

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

Jul 12   On this day in history uSSR launches Phobos II for Martian orbit  

Jul 13   Huub Bals, Dutch film promotor, dies at 51 in the year 1988.  

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

Jul 14   Mike Schmidt passes Mickey Mantle with his 537th HR into 7th place on this day in history.  

Jul 15   In the year 1988 eleanor Estes author (Ginger Pye, Moffats), dies at 82  

Jul 16   Carl Lewis runs a wind-assisted 100 m in 9.78 sec on this day in history.  

Jul 16   On this day in history florence Joyner runs 100 m in women's world record 10.49 seconds  

Jul 16   Michael J Fox marries Tracy Pollan on this day in history.  

Jul 16   On this day in history wayne Gretzky (NHL) & Janet Jones (Police Acad 5) wed in Edmonton  

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Famous Birthdays In 1988

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jun 07   In the year 1988 birth of milan Lucic, Canadian Hockey player (Boston Bruins)  

Jun 07   Michael Cera, American actor was born in the year 1988.  

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

Jul 13   Steven R. McQueen, American Actor was born in the year 1988.  

Aug 07   Melody Oliveria, American internet blogger was born on this day in history.  

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

Oct 23   On this day in history birth of nicolaj Agger, Danish football player  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history death of lily Laskine, French harpist (b. 1893)  

Jan 05   On this day in history "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 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1988 frank Pace Jr, US Secretary of Army (1950-53), dies at 76  

Jan 11   In the year 1988 gregory (Pappy) Boyington, ace WW II pilot, dies at 75 of cancer  

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