Historical Events In 1988
Monday, 16 May 2022
Jul 17 In the year 1988 bruiser Brody, wrestler, stabbed to death
Jul 17 Florence Griffith Joyner of USA sets the 100m woman's record (10.49) on this day in history.
Jul 17 In the year 1988 highest temperature ever recorded in San Francisco, 103ø F (39ø C)
Jul 18 Nico, US model/pop singer (Velvet Underground), dies at 43 in the year 1988.
Jul 20 On this day in history michael Dukakis selected Democratic presidential nominee
Jul 21 In the year 1988 eSA's Ariane-3 launches 2 communications satellites (1 Indian)
Jul 22 In the year 1988 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 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 Saskatchewan's Dave Ridgway kicks record 8 field goals vs Edmonton (CFL) on this day in history.
Jul 24 US & Jamacia play scoreless tie, in 2nd round of 1990 world soccer cup on this day in history.
Jul 26 On this day in history tlesa Ann Meadowcroft is born Salt Lake City, Utah
Jul 27 Boston's worst traffic jam in 30 years on this day in history.
Jul 27 In the year 1988 judith Barsi, child actress, shot dead with mother by her father at 11
Jul 27 On this day in history 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 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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1988 fDIC bails out first Republic Bank, Dallas, with $4 billion
Jul 29 Gorbachev pushes plan electing president & parliament in March, 1989 on this day in history.
Jul 29 Judge orders NASA to release unedited tape from Challenger cockpit in the year 1988.
Jul 29 Last US Playboy Club (Lansing Mich) closes sigh in the year 1988.
Jul 29 In the year 1988 south African govt bans anti-apartheid film "Cry Freedom"
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 Miami Dolphins beat SF 49ers 27-21 in London on this day in history.
Jul 31 On this day in history trinidad Silva, killed in auto accident at 38
Aug 01 On this day in history florence Eldridge, Broadway actress (The Swan), dies at 86
Aug 01 On this day in history one-man research submarine unveiled at Crater Lake, Oregon
Aug 01 On this day in history raymond Acevedo is retired from singing group Menudo
Aug 01 Raymond Carver poet/short story writer (Furious Season), dies at 50 in the year 1988.
Aug 01 On this day in history system Enhancement Assoc settles case with PKware (ARC vs PKARC)