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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1988

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jun 07   Milan Lucic, Canadian Hockey player (Boston Bruins) was born in the year 1988.  

Jun 07   Michael Cera, American actor was born in the year 1988.  

Jul 12   In the year 1988 birth of melissa O'Neil, Canadian singer  

Jul 13   Steven R. McQueen, American Actor was born on this day in history.  

Aug 07   In the year 1988 birth of melody Oliveria, American internet blogger  

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

Oct 23   On this day in history birth of nicolaj Agger, Danish football player  

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   In the year 1988 leo Steiner, NY Carnegie Deli's owner, dies  

Jan 03   In the year 1988 gaston Eyskens, PM of Belgium (1949, 1958-61, 1968-72), dies at 82  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   On this day in history trevor Howard, actor (Ryan's Daughter), dies of bronchitis at 71  

Jan 08   Frank Pace Jr, US Secretary of Army (1950-53), dies at 76 in the year 1988.  

Jan 11   In the year 1988 gregory (Pappy) Boyington, ace WW II pilot, dies at 75 of cancer  

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