Historical Events In 1988
Tuesday, 18 May 2021
Sep 04 Mike Tyson crashes a silver BMW into a tree near Catskills NY on this day in history.
Sep 05 Gert Froebe, actor (Lover's Wood, Upper Hand), dies at 75 in the year 1988.
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 In the year 1988 guy Lafleur, Tony Esposito &Brad Park inducted in NHL Hall of Fame
Sep 07 On this day in history nY Daily News reports boxer Mike Tyson is seeing a psychatrist
Sep 07 In the year 1988 security &Exchange Comm accuses Drexel of violating security laws
Sep 09 On this day in history uS swamps New Zealand at 27th America`s Cup NZ set to appeal
Sep 09 US swamps New Zealand at 27th America`s Cup: NZ set to appeal on this day in history.
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 in the year 1988.
Sep 12 Gilbert, strongest hurricane ever (160 mph), devastates Jamaica on this day in history.
Sep 13 In the year 1988 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 In the year 1988 lillehammer, Norway upsets Anchorage to host 1994 Winter olympics
Sep 16 In the year 1988 jury awards Valerie Harper $1.6 M in dispute over TV series
Sep 19 Israel launches first satellite, for secret military reconnaissance in the year 1988.
Sep 19 In the year 1988 oren Lee Staley, 1st pres of Natl Farmers Org (1955-79), dies at 65
Sep 20 In the year 1988 roy Kinnear, actor (Casanova, Pirates, Scrooge, Help!), dies at 54
Sep 21 In the year 1988 christine Norden, actress (Little Shop of Horroers, Night Beat), dies
Sep 21 Mike Tyson threatens a TV reporter in NJ in the year 1988.
Sep 22 South Korean coaches attack the New Zealand referee after disputing his decision, the Olympic Korean boxer stages a 67 minute sit-in in the year 1988.
Sep 23 Arwel Hughes, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.
Sep 24 Barbara C Harris of Mass, elected first woman Episcopal bishop in the year 1988.
Sep 24 Canada's Ben Johnson runs drug-assisted 100 m in 9.79 sec in the year 1988.
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 in the year 1988.
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 US space shuttle STS-26 launched on this day in history.
Sep 27 Grand jury evidence shows Tawana Brawley fabricated rape story in the year 1988.
Sep 27 Lab tests reportedly show Shroud of Turin not Christ`s burial cloth on this day in history.