Historical Events In 1988
Friday, 14 May 2021
Jul 17 In the year 1988 bruiser Brody, wrestler, stabbed to death
Jul 17 In the year 1988 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 On this day in history 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 Duane Jones, dies of cardiopulmonary arrest at 51 on this day in history.
Jul 22 On this day in history luigi Lucioni Italian, landscape painter (opera stars), dies at 87
Jul 23 In the year 1988 jahangir Khan, cricketer (4 Tests for India 1932-36), dies
Jul 23 On this day in history saskatchewan's Dave Ridgway kicks record 8 field goals vs Edmonton (CFL)
Jul 24 US & Jamacia play scoreless tie, in 2nd round of 1990 world soccer cup in the year 1988.
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 in the year 1988.
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 in the year 1988.
Jul 28 In the year 1988 jordan cancels $1.3 billion development plan in West Bank
Jul 28 On this day in history nASA's Lewis Research Center, Cleve, announce new high-temperature superconductors able to operate at 33 to 37 Gigahertz
Jul 28 In the year 1988 winnie Mandella's home in Soweto, South Africa destroyed by arson
Jul 29 In the year 1988 ellin Berlin, [MacKay], Mrs Irving Berlin, dies at 86
Jul 29 FDIC bails out first Republic Bank, Dallas, with $4 billion in the year 1988.
Jul 29 In the year 1988 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 in the year 1988.
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 In the year 1988 trinidad Silva, killed in auto accident at 38
Aug 01 Florence Eldridge, Broadway actress (The Swan), dies at 86 in the year 1988.
Aug 01 One-man research submarine unveiled at Crater Lake, Oregon in the year 1988.
Aug 01 In the year 1988 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.