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Historical Events In 1988

Monday, 28 September 2020

Jul 17   Bruiser Brody, wrestler, stabbed to death in the year 1988.  

Jul 17   Florence Griffith Joyner of USA sets the 100m woman's record (10.49) on this day in history.  

Jul 17   Highest temperature ever recorded in San Francisco, 103ø F (39ø C) in the year 1988.  

Jul 18   In the year 1988 nico, US model/pop singer (Velvet Underground), dies at 43  

Jul 20   Michael Dukakis selected Democratic presidential nominee on this day in history.  

Jul 21   On this day in history eSA's Ariane-3 launches 2 communications satellites (1 Indian)  

Jul 22   On this day in history 500 US scientists pledge to boycott Pentagon germ-warfare research  

Jul 22   In the year 1988 duane Jones, dies of cardiopulmonary arrest at 51  

Jul 22   Luigi Lucioni Italian, landscape painter (opera stars), dies at 87 in the year 1988.  

Jul 23   Jahangir Khan, cricketer (4 Tests for India 1932-36), dies in the year 1988.  

Jul 23   Saskatchewan's Dave Ridgway kicks record 8 field goals vs Edmonton (CFL) in the year 1988.  

Jul 24   US & Jamacia play scoreless tie, in 2nd round of 1990 world soccer cup on this day in history.  

Jul 26   Tlesa Ann Meadowcroft is born Salt Lake City, Utah on this day in history.  

Jul 27   Boston's worst traffic jam in 30 years in the year 1988.  

Jul 27   Judith Barsi, child actress, shot dead with mother by her father at 11 in the year 1988.  

Jul 27   Radio Shack announces the Tandy 1000 SL computer in the year 1988.  

Jul 28   In the year 1988 israeli diplomats arrive in Moscow for first visit in 21 years  

Jul 28   Jordan cancels $1.3 billion development plan in West Bank on this day in history.  

Jul 28   NASA's Lewis Research Center, Cleve, announce new high-temperature superconductors able to operate at 33 to 37 Gigahertz in the year 1988.  

Jul 28   In the year 1988 winnie Mandella's home in Soweto, South Africa destroyed by arson  

Jul 29   Ellin Berlin, [MacKay], Mrs Irving Berlin, dies at 86 in the year 1988.  

Jul 29   FDIC bails out first Republic Bank, Dallas, with $4 billion in the year 1988.  

Jul 29   Gorbachev pushes plan electing president & parliament in March, 1989 in the year 1988.  

Jul 29   Judge orders NASA to release unedited tape from Challenger cockpit in the year 1988.  

Jul 29   In the year 1988 last US Playboy Club (Lansing Mich) closes sigh  

Jul 29   South African govt bans anti-apartheid film "Cry Freedom" on this day in history.  

Jul 30   In the year 1988 ronald J Dossenbach begins world record ride, pedaling across Canada from Vancouver BC, to Halifax, NS (13 days, 15 hr, 4 min)  

Jul 31   On this day in history miami Dolphins beat SF 49ers 27-21 in London  

Jul 31   On this day in history trinidad Silva, killed in auto accident at 38  

Aug 01   Florence Eldridge, Broadway actress (The Swan), dies at 86 on this day in history.  

Aug 01   One-man research submarine unveiled at Crater Lake, Oregon on this day in history.  

Aug 01   On this day in history raymond Acevedo is retired from singing group Menudo  

Aug 01   On this day in history raymond Carver poet/short story writer (Furious Season), dies at 50  

Aug 01   System Enhancement Assoc settles case with PKware (ARC vs PKARC) on this day in history.  

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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   Steven R. McQueen, American Actor was born on this day in history.  

Aug 07   Melody Oliveria, American internet blogger was born in the year 1988.  

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

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

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 in the year 1988.  

Jan 04   Lily Laskine, French harpist (b. 1893) died in the year 1988.  

Jan 05   "Pistol Pete" Mavarich, NBAer (Atlanta), dies of a heart attack at 40 in the year 1988.  

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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