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Historical Events In 1988

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Sep 04   Mike Tyson crashes a silver BMW into a tree near Catskills NY in the year 1988.  

Sep 05   On this day in history gert Froebe, actor (Lover's Wood, Upper Hand), dies at 75  

Sep 05   In the year 1988 jerry Lewis' 23rd Labor Day telethon raises record $41,132,113  

Sep 06   Crippled soviet Soyuz TM-5 lands safely with 2 cosmonauts aboard on this day in history.  

Sep 07   On this day in history guy Lafleur, Tony Esposito &Brad Park inducted in NHL Hall of Fame  

Sep 07   NY Daily News reports boxer Mike Tyson is seeing a psychatrist on this day in history.  

Sep 07   On this day in history security &Exchange Comm accuses Drexel of violating security laws  

Sep 09   In the year 1988 uS swamps New Zealand at 27th America`s Cup NZ set to appeal  

Sep 09   On this day in history uS swamps New Zealand at 27th America`s Cup: NZ set to appeal  

Sep 10   Steffi Graf wins US Open, 1st woman Grand Slam since Court (1970) on this day in history.  

Sep 11   In the year 1988 george Alpert, railroad executive, dies at 90  

Sep 12   Alan Bible, (Sen-D-Nev, 1954-74), dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Sep 12   Gilbert, strongest hurricane ever (160 mph), devastates Jamaica on this day in history.  

Sep 13   On this day in history hurricane Gilbert becomes strongest (26.13 barometer) hurricane in Western Hemisphere  

Sep 14   Louis Quinn, actor (Unholy Rollers), dies at 73 of cancer on this day in history.  

Sep 15   Lillehammer, Norway upsets Anchorage to host 1994 Winter olympics in the year 1988.  

Sep 16   On this day in history jury awards Valerie Harper $1.6 M in dispute over TV series  

Sep 19   Israel launches first satellite, for secret military reconnaissance on this day in history.  

Sep 19   Oren Lee Staley, 1st pres of Natl Farmers Org (1955-79), dies at 65 in the year 1988.  

Sep 20   Roy Kinnear, actor (Casanova, Pirates, Scrooge, Help!), dies at 54 on this day in history.  

Sep 21   Christine Norden, actress (Little Shop of Horroers, Night Beat), dies on this day in history.  

Sep 21   On this day in history mike Tyson threatens a TV reporter in NJ  

Sep 22   In the year 1988 south Korean coaches attack the New Zealand referee after disputing his decision, the Olympic Korean boxer stages a 67 minute sit-in  

Sep 23   Arwel Hughes, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1988.  

Sep 24   Barbara C Harris of Mass, elected first woman Episcopal bishop on this day in history.  

Sep 24   In the year 1988 canada's Ben Johnson runs drug-assisted 100 m in 9.79 sec  

Sep 25   Billy Carter, Pres Carter's brother Billy, dies of cancer at 51 on this day in history.  

Sep 25   Florence Griffith Joyner runs Olympic record 100m in 10.54s on this day in history.  

Sep 26   On this day in history canada`s Ben Johnson stripped of his 100-m gold failing drug test  

Sep 26   In the year 1988 nYC's Rockefeller Center declared a national landmark  

Sep 26   In the year 1988 polish communist party picks propaganda chief Rakowski as new PM  

Sep 26   In the year 1988 uS space shuttle STS-26 launched  

Sep 27   Grand jury evidence shows Tawana Brawley fabricated rape story in the year 1988.  

Sep 27   On this day in history lab tests reportedly show Shroud of Turin not Christ`s burial cloth  

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Famous Birthdays In 1988

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jun 07   On this day in history birth of milan Lucic, Canadian Hockey player (Boston Bruins)  

Jun 07   On this day in history birth of michael Cera, American actor  

Jul 12   Melissa O'Neil, Canadian singer was born on this day in history.  

Jul 13   Steven R. McQueen, American Actor was born on this day in history.  

Aug 07   On this day in history birth of melody Oliveria, American internet blogger  

Sep 02   Ishant Sharma, Indian Cricketer was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1988 gaston Eyskens, PM of Belgium (1949, 1958-61, 1968-72), dies at 82  

Jan 04   Lily Laskine, French harpist (b. 1893) died on this day in history.  

Jan 05   "Pistol Pete" Mavarich, NBAer (Atlanta), dies of a heart attack at 40 in the year 1988.  

Jan 06   Brent Collins, soap actor (Another World), dies of heart attack at 46 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Trevor Howard, actor (Ryan's Daughter), dies of bronchitis at 71 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Frank Pace Jr, US Secretary of Army (1950-53), dies at 76 in the year 1988.  

Jan 11   Gregory (Pappy) Boyington, ace WW II pilot, dies at 75 of cancer on this day in history.  

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