Historical Events In 1988
Thursday, 09 July 2020
Aug 02 Raymond Acevedo is retired from singing group Menudo in the year 1988.
Aug 02 Raymond Carver, poet/short story writer (Furious Season), dies at 50 on this day in history.
Aug 02 In the year 1988 system Enhancement Assoc settles case with PKware (ARC vs PKARC)
Aug 04 Congress votes $20,000 to each Japanese-American interned in WW II in the year 1988.
Aug 04 Hertz car rental to pay out $23 million in consumer fraud case on this day in history.
Aug 04 In the year 1988 hertz car rental will pay out $23 million in consumer fraud case
Aug 05 Mario Biaggi politician convicted of racketeering on this day in history.
Aug 06 Anatoli S Levchenko, cosmonaut (TM-4), dies of brain tumor at 47 in the year 1988.
Aug 07 In the year 1988 writers guild end their 6 months strike
Aug 08 On this day in history alan Napier, actor (Alfred-Batman), dies at 85
Aug 08 Discovery of most distant galaxy announced in the year 1988.
Aug 08 In the year 1988 duchess of York gives birth to baby girl
Aug 08 Renovated Central Park Zoo reopens after 4 years on this day in history.
Aug 08 Russian troops begin pull out of Afghanistan after 9 year war on this day in history.
Aug 08 On this day in history sec of State Shultz narrowly escapes assassin attempt in Bolivia
Aug 08 South Africa declares cease-fire in Angola in the year 1988.
Aug 08 Temperature hits high of 88 on 8/8/88 in NYC in the year 1988.
Aug 09 Alan Napier, (Alfred the Butler-Batman), dies at 85 in the year 1988.
Aug 09 On this day in history edmonton Oilers trade Wayne Gretzky to LA Kings for $15-$20 millions
Aug 10 Adela Rogers St John, journalist (Free Soul, Honeycomb), dies at 94 on this day in history.
Aug 10 In the Solomon Islands 2 events about 10 seconds apart. One person killed and about 100 homes washed away in 13 villages on this day in history.
Aug 10 On this day in history uN estimates Asia's population hit 3 billion
Aug 11 In the year 1988 anne Ramsey, actress (Throw Mama From Train), dies of cancer at 59
Aug 11 On this day in history meir Kahane renounced US citizenship to stay in Israeli Parliament
Aug 12 Jean-Michel Basquiat, US musician/graffiti painter (Gray, SAMO), dies on this day in history.
Aug 12 In the year 1988 movie "Last Temptation of Christ" is released
Aug 12 Nelson Mandela is treated for tuberculosis at the hospital on this day in history.
Aug 12 On this day in history richard Thornburgh becomes US Attorney General
Aug 13 In the year 1988 otto E Passman, (Rep-D-La, 1947-77), dies at 88
Aug 13 Ronald J Dossenbach sets record for pedaling across Canada from Vancouver to Halifax in 13 days 15 hr 4 minutes in the year 1988.
Aug 13 In the year 1988 uS beats Jamaicia 5-1, in 2nd round of 1990 world soccer cup
Aug 14 On this day in history enzo Ferrari, Italy, sportscar manufacturer (Ferrari), dies at 90
Aug 15 On this day in history barry Bingham Sr, US daily newspaper publisher, dies at 82
Aug 16 IBM introduces software for artificial intelligence on this day in history.