Historical Events In 1988
Sunday, 09 May 2021
Aug 02 Raymond Acevedo is retired from singing group Menudo in the year 1988.
Aug 02 In the year 1988 raymond Carver, poet/short story writer (Furious Season), dies at 50
Aug 02 System Enhancement Assoc settles case with PKware (ARC vs PKARC) in the year 1988.
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 in the year 1988.
Aug 04 Hertz car rental will pay out $23 million in consumer fraud case on this day in history.
Aug 05 In the year 1988 mario Biaggi politician convicted of racketeering
Aug 06 In the year 1988 anatoli S Levchenko, cosmonaut (TM-4), dies of brain tumor at 47
Aug 07 Writers guild end their 6 months strike in the year 1988.
Aug 08 In the year 1988 alan Napier, actor (Alfred-Batman), dies at 85
Aug 08 On this day in history discovery of most distant galaxy announced
Aug 08 In the year 1988 duchess of York gives birth to baby girl
Aug 08 On this day in history renovated Central Park Zoo reopens after 4 years
Aug 08 Russian troops begin pull out of Afghanistan after 9 year war in the year 1988.
Aug 08 On this day in history sec of State Shultz narrowly escapes assassin attempt in Bolivia
Aug 08 In the year 1988 south Africa declares cease-fire in Angola
Aug 08 Temperature hits high of 88 on 8/8/88 in NYC on this day in history.
Aug 09 On this day in history alan Napier, (Alfred the Butler-Batman), dies at 85
Aug 09 Edmonton Oilers trade Wayne Gretzky to LA Kings for $15-$20 millions in the year 1988.
Aug 10 Adela Rogers St John, journalist (Free Soul, Honeycomb), dies at 94 in the year 1988.
Aug 10 In the year 1988 in the Solomon Islands 2 events about 10 seconds apart. One person killed and about 100 homes washed away in 13 villages
Aug 10 On this day in history uN estimates Asia's population hit 3 billion
Aug 11 Anne Ramsey, actress (Throw Mama From Train), dies of cancer at 59 in the year 1988.
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 in the year 1988.
Aug 12 On this day in history movie "Last Temptation of Christ" is released
Aug 12 On this day in history nelson Mandela is treated for tuberculosis at the hospital
Aug 12 Richard Thornburgh becomes US Attorney General in the year 1988.
Aug 13 Otto E Passman, (Rep-D-La, 1947-77), dies at 88 in the year 1988.
Aug 13 On this day in history ronald J Dossenbach sets record for pedaling across Canada from Vancouver to Halifax in 13 days 15 hr 4 minutes.
Aug 13 US beats Jamaicia 5-1, in 2nd round of 1990 world soccer cup in the year 1988.
Aug 14 Enzo Ferrari, Italy, sportscar manufacturer (Ferrari), dies at 90 on this day in history.
Aug 15 Barry Bingham Sr, US daily newspaper publisher, dies at 82 on this day in history.
Aug 16 IBM introduces software for artificial intelligence in the year 1988.