Historical Events In 1988
Friday, 03 July 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 In the year 1988 franklin D Roosevelt Jr (Rep-D-NY, 1949-55), dies on 74th birthday
Aug 17 In the year 1988 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 in the year 1988.
Aug 17 NYC 1st case of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (9 year old Bronx boy) on this day in history.
Aug 18 Alexandr V Shchukin, Russian cosmonaut, dies in SU-26 crash at 42 on this day in history.
Aug 18 FDA approves Minoxidil as a hair loss treatment in the year 1988.
Aug 18 Largest house (130 rooms) on Long Island sold for $22 million in the year 1988.
Aug 18 In the year 1988 republican Convention in New Orleans select Bush-Quayle ticket
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 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 In the year 1988 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 On this day in history australia unveils first platinum coin (Koala)
Aug 22 In the year 1988 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 On this day in history 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 in the year 1988.
Aug 25 Price Daniel, (Gov/Sen-D-Texas), dies at 77 in the year 1988.
Aug 25 Romanian Chess master Mihai Suba and his son defect to the West during an international tournament in London on this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history tennis star Chris Everett weds skier Andy Mills
Aug 31 In the year 1988 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 Leonor Sullivan, (Rep-D-Missouri, 1955-77), dies at 86 in the year 1988.
Sep 02 In the year 1988 amnesty International's Human Rights Now! tour begins in Wembley
Sep 03 On this day in history heidi Ittermann was born!