Historical Events In 1988
Thursday, 24 September 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 On this day in history franklin D Roosevelt Jr (Rep-D-NY, 1949-55), dies on 74th birthday
Aug 17 On this day in history franklin D Roosevelt Jr, (Rep-D-NY, 1949-55), dies on 74th birthday
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 In the year 1988 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 In the year 1988 iran-Iraq begin a cease-fire in their 8-year-old war (11 PM EDT)
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 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 in the year 1988.
Aug 22 Australia unveils first platinum coin (Koala) in the year 1988.
Aug 22 In the year 1988 nBC premieres "Later" with Bob Costas (1st guest Linda Ellerbee)
Aug 23 Mike Tyson & Mitch Green brawl at 4 A.M. in Harlem on this day in history.
Aug 24 In the year 1988 leonard Frey, actor (Tattoo, Magic Christian), dies of AIDS at 49
Aug 25 On this day in history challenger Center opens its classroom doors in Houston
Aug 25 On this day in history nASA launches space vehicle S-214
Aug 25 Price Daniel, (Gov/Sen-D-Texas), dies at 77 on this day in history.
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 Paul Francis Lloyd, entertainer, dies in the year 1988.
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 USSR launches 3 cosmonauts (Valery Polyakav, 1 Afghan) to station Mir in the year 1988.
Aug 30 In the year 1988 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 on this day in history.
Sep 01 On this day in history leonor Sullivan, (Rep-D-Missouri, 1955-77), dies at 86
Sep 02 In the year 1988 amnesty International's Human Rights Now! tour begins in Wembley
Sep 03 Heidi Ittermann was born! in the year 1988.