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Historical Events In 1988

Wednesday, 10 August 2022

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

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

Jun 28   In the year 1988 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 06   On this day in history carlos Salinas de Gortari elected president of Mexico  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 09   On this day in history barbara Woodhouse dog trainer, dies at 78 of a stroke  

Jul 10   In the year 1988 errol John, playwright, dies at 63  

Jul 11   Mike Tyson hires Donald Trump as an advisor in the year 1988.  

Jul 12   In the year 1988 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 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   Mike Schmidt passes Mickey Mantle with his 537th HR into 7th place on this day in history.  

Jul 15   Eleanor Estes author (Ginger Pye, Moffats), dies at 82 in the year 1988.  

Jul 16   In the year 1988 carl Lewis runs a wind-assisted 100 m in 9.78 sec  

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

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

Jun 07   On this day in history birth of michael Cera, American actor  

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

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

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

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   In the year 1988 birth of erik Lund, Swedish footballer  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history brent Collins, soap actor (Another World), dies of heart attack at 46  

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 in the year 1988.  

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

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