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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)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1988

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jun 07   In the year 1988 birth of milan Lucic, Canadian Hockey player (Boston Bruins)  

Jun 07   Michael Cera, American actor was born on this day in history.  

Jul 12   On this day in history birth of melissa O'Neil, Canadian singer  

Jul 13   In the year 1988 birth of steven R. McQueen, American Actor  

Aug 07   On this day in history birth of melody Oliveria, American internet blogger  

Sep 02   Ishant Sharma, Indian Cricketer was born on this day in history.  

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

Nov 06   On this day in history birth of erik Lund, Swedish footballer  

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   In the year 1988 death of lily Laskine, French harpist (b. 1893)  

Jan 05   "Pistol Pete" Mavarich, NBAer (Atlanta), dies of a heart attack at 40 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1988 brent Collins, soap actor (Another World), dies of heart attack at 46  

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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