Historical Events In 1988
Tuesday, 09 August 2022
Aug 16 Jailed black nationalist Nelson Mandela struck with tuberculosis on this day in history.
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 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 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 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 on this day in history.
Aug 18 Republican Convention in New Orleans select Bush-Quayle ticket on this day in history.
Aug 19 Iran-Iraq begin a cease-fire in their 8-year-old war (11 PM EDT) on this day in history.
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 in the year 1988.
Aug 21 In the year 1988 cease fire between Iran and Iraq takes effect after 8 years of war
Aug 21 In the year 1988 hans Gunther Adler, German writer, dies at 78
Aug 22 In the year 1988 australia unveils first platinum coin (Koala)
Aug 22 On this day in history nBC premieres "Later" with Bob Costas (1st guest Linda Ellerbee)
Aug 23 In the year 1988 mike Tyson & Mitch Green brawl at 4 A.M. in Harlem
Aug 24 Leonard Frey, actor (Tattoo, Magic Christian), dies of AIDS at 49 on this day in history.
Aug 25 On this day in history challenger Center opens its classroom doors in Houston
Aug 25 NASA launches space vehicle S-214 on this day in history.
Aug 25 Price Daniel, (Gov/Sen-D-Texas), dies at 77 in the year 1988.
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 In the year 1988 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 In the year 1988 uSSR launches 3 cosmonauts (Valery Polyakav, 1 Afghan) to station Mir
Aug 30 Julianne Philips files for divorce from Bruce Springsteen on this day in history.
Aug 30 In the year 1988 tennis star Chris Everett weds skier Andy Mills
Aug 31 On this day in history 5-day power blackout of downtown Seattle begins
Aug 31 In the year 1988 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 On this day in history heidi Ittermann was born!