Historical Events In 1988
Saturday, 21 May 2022
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