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