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Historical Events In 1988

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Sep 27   In the year 1988 senate votes for major federal tax code changes  

Sep 27   On this day in history william V Shannon, US ambassador to Ireland (1977-81), dies at 61  

Sep 28   On this day in history bronx Museum for the Arts opens  

Sep 28   On this day in history ethel Grandin, silent screen actress (Deserter), dies at 94  

Sep 29   Charles Addams, cartoonist (Addams Family), dies of heart attack at 76 on this day in history.  

Sep 30   Andrei A Gromyko retires in the year 1988.  

Sep 30   In the year 1988 iBM announces shipment of 3 millionth PS/2 personal computer  

Sep 30   Joachim Prinz, author/Rabbi of Berlin (1926-37), dies at 86 in the year 1988.  

Oct 01   On this day in history robert Englund the actor who plays Freddie Kruger weds Nancy Booth  

Oct 02   Police breakup domestic disturbance between Mike Tyson and Robin Givens on this day in history.  

Oct 03   On this day in history 26th Space Shuttle Mission, Discovery 7 returns to Earth after 4-days  

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 in the year 1988.  

Oct 07   On this day in history latvian flag raised in Riga for First time since annexation by USSR  

Oct 07   Robin Givens files for divorce after 8-month marriage to Mike Tyson on this day in history.  

Oct 08   Ernst Hermann Meyer, composer, dies at 82 in the year 1988.  

Oct 08   On this day in history 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   Bonita Granville, actress (Lone Ranger, Hitler's Children), dies at 55 in the year 1988.  

Oct 12   Ken Murray, actor (Bill & Coo, Crooner, Half-Marriage), dies at 85 in the year 1988.  

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   In the year 1988 mike Tyson countersues Robin Givens for divorce and annulment  

Oct 15   Amnesty International's Global Concert Tour ends in Buenos Aires on this day in history.  

Oct 15   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 in the year 1988.  

Oct 17   31 reported dead as Ugandan jetliner crashes in fog near Rome on this day in history.  

Oct 17   In the year 1988 phillip Morris announces $11 Billion tender offer for Kraft  

Oct 17   Scottish scientist James Black awarded the Nobel prize for his work on treating angina and blood pressure on this day in history.  

Oct 18   Dimitri Frenkel Frank, writer/director (Hadimassa), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Oct 19   In the year 1988 3 Americans win Nobel in physics; 3 W Germans win chemistry Nobel  

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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   In the year 1988 birth of melissa O'Neil, Canadian singer  

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   On this day in history birth of ishant Sharma, Indian Cricketer  

Oct 23   Nicolaj Agger, Danish football player was born in the year 1988.  

Nov 06   On this day in history birth of erik Lund, Swedish footballer  

Famous Deaths In 1988

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Leo Steiner, NY Carnegie Deli's owner, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history gaston Eyskens, PM of Belgium (1949, 1958-61, 1968-72), dies at 82  

Jan 04   Lily Laskine, French harpist (b. 1893) died in the year 1988.  

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

Jan 06   In the year 1988 brent Collins, soap actor (Another World), dies of heart attack at 46  

Jan 07   In the year 1988 trevor Howard, actor (Ryan's Daughter), dies of bronchitis at 71  

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

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

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