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Historical Events In 1988

Sunday, 18 April 2021

Aug 16   In the year 1988 jailed black nationalist Nelson Mandela struck with tuberculosis  

Aug 16   Milton Adolphus, composer, dies at 75 in the year 1988.  

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

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

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1988.  

Aug 18   Republican Convention in New Orleans select Bush-Quayle ticket in the year 1988.  

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

Aug 20   In the year 1988 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Aug 22   NBC premieres "Later" with Bob Costas (1st guest Linda Ellerbee) in the year 1988.  

Aug 23   In the year 1988 mike Tyson & Mitch Green brawl at 4 A.M. in Harlem  

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

Aug 25   Challenger Center opens its classroom doors in Houston in the year 1988.  

Aug 25   NASA launches space vehicle S-214 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1988 paul Francis Lloyd, entertainer, dies  

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   In the year 1988 uSSR launches 3 cosmonauts (Valery Polyakav, 1 Afghan) to station Mir  

Aug 30   On this day in history 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 in the year 1988.  

Sep 01   Leonor Sullivan, (Rep-D-Missouri, 1955-77), dies at 86 in the year 1988.  

Sep 02   On this day in history amnesty International's Human Rights Now! tour begins in Wembley  

Sep 03   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jul 12   Melissa O'Neil, Canadian singer was born in the year 1988.  

Jul 13   On this day in history birth of steven R. McQueen, American Actor  

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

Sep 02   Ishant Sharma, Indian Cricketer was born in the year 1988.  

Oct 23   In the year 1988 birth of nicolaj Agger, Danish football player  

Nov 06   In the year 1988 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history death of lily Laskine, French harpist (b. 1893)  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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