Historical Events In 1988
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Jul 17 On this day in history bruiser Brody, wrestler, stabbed to death
Jul 17 On this day in history florence Griffith Joyner of USA sets the 100m woman's record (10.49)
Jul 17 Highest temperature ever recorded in San Francisco, 103ø F (39ø C) on this day in history.
Jul 18 Nico, US model/pop singer (Velvet Underground), dies at 43 on this day in history.
Jul 20 In the year 1988 michael Dukakis selected Democratic presidential nominee
Jul 21 ESA's Ariane-3 launches 2 communications satellites (1 Indian) on this day in history.
Jul 22 500 US scientists pledge to boycott Pentagon germ-warfare research in the year 1988.
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 on this day in history.
Jul 23 On this day in history jahangir Khan, cricketer (4 Tests for India 1932-36), dies
Jul 23 In the year 1988 saskatchewan's Dave Ridgway kicks record 8 field goals vs Edmonton (CFL)
Jul 24 On this day in history uS & Jamacia play scoreless tie, in 2nd round of 1990 world soccer cup
Jul 26 In the year 1988 tlesa Ann Meadowcroft is born Salt Lake City, Utah
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 on this day in history.
Jul 27 In the year 1988 radio Shack announces the Tandy 1000 SL computer
Jul 28 Israeli diplomats arrive in Moscow for first visit in 21 years on this day in history.
Jul 28 Jordan cancels $1.3 billion development plan in West Bank in the year 1988.
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 Winnie Mandella's home in Soweto, South Africa destroyed by arson in the year 1988.
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 on this day in history.
Jul 29 On this day in history gorbachev pushes plan electing president & parliament in March, 1989
Jul 29 Judge orders NASA to release unedited tape from Challenger cockpit on this day in history.
Jul 29 Last US Playboy Club (Lansing Mich) closes sigh on this day in history.
Jul 29 South African govt bans anti-apartheid film "Cry Freedom" on this day in history.
Jul 30 Ronald J Dossenbach begins world record ride, pedaling across Canada from Vancouver BC, to Halifax, NS (13 days, 15 hr, 4 min) in the year 1988.
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 Raymond Acevedo is retired from singing group Menudo in the year 1988.
Aug 01 Raymond Carver poet/short story writer (Furious Season), dies at 50 on this day in history.
Aug 01 On this day in history system Enhancement Assoc settles case with PKware (ARC vs PKARC)