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Historical Events In 1988

Sunday, 28 February 2021

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

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

Jun 28   Mike Tyson sues to break contract with manager Bill Cayton in the year 1988.  

Jun 30   Brooklyn dedicates a bus depot honoring Jackie Gleason on this day in history.  

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

Jul 02   Steffi Graff beats Martina Navratilova for Wimbeldon crown in the year 1988.  

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

Jul 03   On this day in history gabriel Dell, actor (Dead End Kids), dies of leukemia at 68  

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

Jul 03   On this day in history uS warship in the Gulf accidently shoots down Iranian airliner  

Jul 04   In the year 1988 adrian Adonis, [Keith Franke], WWF wrestler, killed in auto accident  

Jul 04   Steffan Edberg beats Boris Becker for Wimbeldon crown in the year 1988.  

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

Jul 06   On this day in history 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 in the year 1988.  

Jul 07   In the year 1988 soviet Union launches Phobos 1 to probe Martian moon (unsuccessful)  

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

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

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 in the year 1988.  

Jul 11   In the year 1988 mike Tyson hires Donald Trump as an advisor  

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

Jul 12   Joshua Logan, Broadway producer, dies at 79 of palsy on this day in history.  

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

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   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 in the year 1988.  

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

Jul 16   Florence Joyner runs 100 m in women's world record 10.49 seconds in the year 1988.  

Jul 16   In the year 1988 michael J Fox marries Tracy Pollan  

Jul 16   In the year 1988 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 12   In the year 1988 birth of melissa O'Neil, Canadian singer  

Jul 13   On this day in history birth of steven R. McQueen, American Actor  

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

Sep 02   Ishant Sharma, Indian Cricketer was born on this day in history.  

Oct 23   Nicolaj Agger, Danish football player was born in the year 1988.  

Nov 06   Erik Lund, Swedish footballer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1988

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history leo Steiner, NY Carnegie Deli's owner, dies  

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

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

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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