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Historical Events In 1988

Thursday, 24 September 2020

Aug 16   On this day in history jailed black nationalist Nelson Mandela struck with tuberculosis  

Aug 16   Milton Adolphus, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Aug 17   On this day in history franklin D Roosevelt Jr (Rep-D-NY, 1949-55), dies on 74th birthday  

Aug 17   On this day in history franklin D Roosevelt Jr, (Rep-D-NY, 1949-55), dies on 74th birthday  

Aug 17   On this day in history lIRR says Penn station will get air conditioning in 1991  

Aug 17   Mohammad Zia Ul-Haq pres of Pakistan (1978-88), dies at 63 in plane crash on this day in history.  

Aug 17   In the year 1988 nYC 1st case of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (9 year old Bronx boy)  

Aug 18   In the year 1988 alexandr V Shchukin, Russian cosmonaut, dies in SU-26 crash at 42  

Aug 18   In the year 1988 fDA approves Minoxidil as a hair loss treatment  

Aug 18   Largest house (130 rooms) on Long Island sold for $22 million on this day in history.  

Aug 18   Republican Convention in New Orleans select Bush-Quayle ticket on this day in history.  

Aug 19   In the year 1988 iran-Iraq begin a cease-fire in their 8-year-old war (11 PM EDT)  

Aug 20   In the Nepal-India border region a 6.6 quake killed 721, 6,553 injured and 64,470 buildings damaged in eastern Nepal on this day in history.  

Aug 21   On this day in history cease fire between Iran and Iraq takes effect after 8 years of war  

Aug 21   Hans Gunther Adler, German writer, dies at 78 in the year 1988.  

Aug 22   Australia unveils first platinum coin (Koala) in the year 1988.  

Aug 22   In the year 1988 nBC premieres "Later" with Bob Costas (1st guest Linda Ellerbee)  

Aug 23   Mike Tyson & Mitch Green brawl at 4 A.M. in Harlem on this day in history.  

Aug 24   In the year 1988 leonard Frey, actor (Tattoo, Magic Christian), dies of AIDS at 49  

Aug 25   On this day in history challenger Center opens its classroom doors in Houston  

Aug 25   On this day in history nASA launches space vehicle S-214  

Aug 25   Price Daniel, (Gov/Sen-D-Texas), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Aug 25   In the year 1988 romanian Chess master Mihai Suba and his son defect to the West during an international tournament in London  

Aug 26   Paul Francis Lloyd, entertainer, dies in the year 1988.  

Aug 28   On this day in history 70 killed in crash of 3 Italian AF fighters at air show in Germany  

Aug 28   In the year 1988 hazel Dawn, US singer/actress (Under Clover, Margie), dies at 98  

Aug 29   USSR launches 3 cosmonauts (Valery Polyakav, 1 Afghan) to station Mir in the year 1988.  

Aug 30   In the year 1988 julianne Philips files for divorce from Bruce Springsteen  

Aug 30   On this day in history tennis star Chris Everett weds skier Andy Mills  

Aug 31   5-day power blackout of downtown Seattle begins in the year 1988.  

Aug 31   A Delta Boeing 727 crashes during takeoff from Dallas-Fort Worth, TX, killing 14 passengers on this day in history.  

Sep 01   On this day in history leonor Sullivan, (Rep-D-Missouri, 1955-77), dies at 86  

Sep 02   In the year 1988 amnesty International's Human Rights Now! tour begins in Wembley  

Sep 03   Heidi Ittermann was born! in the year 1988.  

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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   In the year 1988 birth of michael Cera, American actor  

Jul 12   Melissa O'Neil, Canadian singer was born on this day in history.  

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

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

Nov 06   Erik Lund, Swedish footballer was born in the year 1988.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1988 "Pistol Pete" Mavarich, NBAer (Atlanta), dies of a heart attack at 40  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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