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Historical Events In 1988

Sunday, 05 December 2021

Aug 16   Jailed black nationalist Nelson Mandela struck with tuberculosis in the year 1988.  

Aug 16   On this day in history milton Adolphus, composer, dies at 75  

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

Aug 17   Franklin D Roosevelt Jr, (Rep-D-NY, 1949-55), dies on 74th birthday in the year 1988.  

Aug 17   LIRR says Penn station will get air conditioning in 1991 on this day in history.  

Aug 17   Mohammad Zia Ul-Haq pres of Pakistan (1978-88), dies at 63 in plane crash in the year 1988.  

Aug 17   NYC 1st case of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (9 year old Bronx boy) in the year 1988.  

Aug 18   Alexandr V Shchukin, Russian cosmonaut, dies in SU-26 crash at 42 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1988.  

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

Aug 21   Cease fire between Iran and Iraq takes effect after 8 years of war in the year 1988.  

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

Aug 22   In the year 1988 australia unveils first platinum coin (Koala)  

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   Leonard Frey, actor (Tattoo, Magic Christian), dies of AIDS at 49 in the year 1988.  

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   Romanian Chess master Mihai Suba and his son defect to the West during an international tournament in London in the year 1988.  

Aug 26   On this day in history paul Francis Lloyd, entertainer, dies  

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

Aug 28   Hazel Dawn, US singer/actress (Under Clover, Margie), dies at 98 on this day in history.  

Aug 29   USSR launches 3 cosmonauts (Valery Polyakav, 1 Afghan) to station Mir on this day in history.  

Aug 30   On this day in history julianne Philips files for divorce from Bruce Springsteen  

Aug 30   Tennis star Chris Everett weds skier Andy Mills on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Sep 02   Amnesty International's Human Rights Now! tour begins in Wembley on this day in history.  

Sep 03   In the year 1988 heidi Ittermann was born!  

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Famous Birthdays In 1988

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jun 07   On this day in history birth of milan Lucic, Canadian Hockey player (Boston Bruins)  

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 in the year 1988.  

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

Sep 02   On this day in history birth of ishant Sharma, Indian Cricketer  

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

Jan 04   Lily Laskine, French harpist (b. 1893) died in the year 1988.  

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

Jan 06   Brent Collins, soap actor (Another World), dies of heart attack at 46 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Trevor Howard, actor (Ryan's Daughter), dies of bronchitis at 71 in the year 1988.  

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

Jan 11   Gregory (Pappy) Boyington, ace WW II pilot, dies at 75 of cancer on this day in history.  

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