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!