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Historical Events In 1988

Tuesday, 18 May 2021

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

Jun 28   Kurt Raab, writer/actor (Boarding School, Stationmaster's Wife), dies on this day in history.  

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

Jul 02   Steffi Graff beats Martina Navratilova for Wimbeldon crown on this day in history.  

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

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

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   US Navy shoots down Iranian civilian jetliner over Gulf, kills 290 in the year 1988.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jul 07   In the year 1988 jimmy Edwards, actor (Plank, Bottoms Up, Late Mr H), dies at 68  

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   On this day in history "Facts of Life," Lisa Whelchel weds Steve Cauble  

Jul 09   Anthony Holland, AIDS sufferer committed suicide at 60 in the year 1988.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1988.  

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

Jul 14   In the year 1988 mike Schmidt passes Mickey Mantle with his 537th HR into 7th place  

Jul 15   Eleanor Estes author (Ginger Pye, Moffats), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

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   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   Milan Lucic, Canadian Hockey player (Boston Bruins) was born in the year 1988.  

Jun 07   In the year 1988 birth of michael Cera, American actor  

Jul 12   On this day in history birth of melissa O'Neil, Canadian singer  

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

Aug 07   In the year 1988 birth of melody Oliveria, American internet blogger  

Sep 02   On this day in history 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 in the year 1988.  

Jan 03   Gaston Eyskens, PM of Belgium (1949, 1958-61, 1968-72), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1988 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   In the year 1988 brent Collins, soap actor (Another World), dies of heart attack at 46  

Jan 07   On this day in history trevor Howard, actor (Ryan's Daughter), dies of bronchitis at 71  

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

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

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