Historical Events In 1988
Sunday, 09 May 2021
Sep 27 Senate votes for major federal tax code changes in the year 1988.
Sep 27 In the year 1988 william V Shannon, US ambassador to Ireland (1977-81), dies at 61
Sep 28 Bronx Museum for the Arts opens on this day in history.
Sep 28 In the year 1988 ethel Grandin, silent screen actress (Deserter), dies at 94
Sep 29 In the year 1988 charles Addams, cartoonist (Addams Family), dies of heart attack at 76
Sep 30 In the year 1988 andrei A Gromyko retires
Sep 30 IBM announces shipment of 3 millionth PS/2 personal computer in the year 1988.
Sep 30 Joachim Prinz, author/Rabbi of Berlin (1926-37), dies at 86 on this day in history.
Oct 01 Robert Englund the actor who plays Freddie Kruger weds Nancy Booth in the year 1988.
Oct 02 Police breakup domestic disturbance between Mike Tyson and Robin Givens on this day in history.
Oct 03 26th Space Shuttle Mission, Discovery 7 returns to Earth after 4-days in the year 1988.
Oct 03 Franz Josef Strauss, German FR min of defense (1956-62), dies at 73 on this day in history.
Oct 03 On this day in history lebanese kidnappers release Mithileshwar Singh (held for 30 months)
Oct 04 On this day in history pillsbury stock soars $18.37 to $57.37 on takeover bid
Oct 05 In the year 1988 israel bans Meir Kahane's Kach Party on grounds of racism
Oct 07 Billy Daniels, singer, dies of cancer at 73 on this day in history.
Oct 07 In the year 1988 latvian flag raised in Riga for First time since annexation by USSR
Oct 07 On this day in history robin Givens files for divorce after 8-month marriage to Mike Tyson
Oct 08 Ernst Hermann Meyer, composer, dies at 82 in the year 1988.
Oct 08 In the year 1988 fire in Seattle's Space Needle causes evacuation, $2,000 damage
Oct 09 In the year 1988 edward Chodorov, playwright/director (Louis Pasteur), dies at 84
Oct 11 On this day in history bonita Granville, actress (Lone Ranger, Hitler's Children), dies at 55
Oct 12 On this day in history ken Murray, actor (Bill & Coo, Crooner, Half-Marriage), dies at 85
Oct 13 In the year 1988 concert at Masada ends Israel's 40th-anniversary fest
Oct 13 In the year 1988 mike Venezia, jockey, dies in 5th-race fall at Belmont Race Track, NY
Oct 14 On this day in history mary Morris, actress (Agitator, Double Door), dies
Oct 14 Mike Tyson countersues Robin Givens for divorce and annulment in the year 1988.
Oct 15 Amnesty International's Global Concert Tour ends in Buenos Aires on this day in history.
Oct 15 In the year 1988 with 2 outs in bottom of 9th, an injured Kirk Gibson hits dramatic 2 run HR to gives Dodgers a 5-4 win in 1st game of 85th World Series
Oct 17 In the year 1988 31 reported dead as Ugandan jetliner crashes in fog near Rome
Oct 17 In the year 1988 phillip Morris announces $11 Billion tender offer for Kraft
Oct 17 In the year 1988 scottish scientist James Black awarded the Nobel prize for his work on treating angina and blood pressure
Oct 18 In the year 1988 dimitri Frenkel Frank, writer/director (Hadimassa), dies at 60
Oct 19 3 Americans win Nobel in physics; 3 W Germans win chemistry Nobel on this day in history.