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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!  

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Famous Birthdays In 1988

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jun 07   Milan Lucic, Canadian Hockey player (Boston Bruins) was born in the year 1988.  

Jun 07   In the year 1988 birth of michael Cera, American actor  

Jul 12   On this day in history birth of melissa O'Neil, Canadian singer  

Jul 13   Steven R. McQueen, American Actor was born in the year 1988.  

Aug 07   Melody Oliveria, American internet blogger was born in the year 1988.  

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

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   Gaston Eyskens, PM of Belgium (1949, 1958-61, 1968-72), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1988 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   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   In the year 1988 gregory (Pappy) Boyington, ace WW II pilot, dies at 75 of cancer  

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