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.