Historical Events In 1988
Wednesday, 30 September 2020
Sep 27 Senate votes for major federal tax code changes on this day in history.
Sep 27 William V Shannon, US ambassador to Ireland (1977-81), dies at 61 on this day in history.
Sep 28 Bronx Museum for the Arts opens on this day in history.
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 in the year 1988.
Sep 30 Andrei A Gromyko retires in the year 1988.
Sep 30 IBM announces shipment of 3 millionth PS/2 personal computer on this day in history.
Sep 30 Joachim Prinz, author/Rabbi of Berlin (1926-37), dies at 86 in the year 1988.
Oct 01 Robert Englund the actor who plays Freddie Kruger weds Nancy Booth on this day in history.
Oct 02 On this day in history police breakup domestic disturbance between Mike Tyson and Robin Givens
Oct 03 In the year 1988 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 in the year 1988.
Oct 03 In the year 1988 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 Israel bans Meir Kahane's Kach Party on grounds of racism in the year 1988.
Oct 07 Billy Daniels, singer, dies of cancer at 73 in the year 1988.
Oct 07 Latvian flag raised in Riga for First time since annexation by USSR on this day in history.
Oct 07 On this day in history robin Givens files for divorce after 8-month marriage to Mike Tyson
Oct 08 In the year 1988 ernst Hermann Meyer, composer, dies at 82
Oct 08 Fire in Seattle's Space Needle causes evacuation, $2,000 damage in the year 1988.
Oct 09 Edward Chodorov, playwright/director (Louis Pasteur), dies at 84 in the year 1988.
Oct 11 Bonita Granville, actress (Lone Ranger, Hitler's Children), dies at 55 on this day in history.
Oct 12 On this day in history ken Murray, actor (Bill & Coo, Crooner, Half-Marriage), dies at 85
Oct 13 Concert at Masada ends Israel's 40th-anniversary fest on this day in history.
Oct 13 On this day in history mike Venezia, jockey, dies in 5th-race fall at Belmont Race Track, NY
Oct 14 Mary Morris, actress (Agitator, Double Door), dies in the year 1988.
Oct 14 On this day in history mike Tyson countersues Robin Givens for divorce and annulment
Oct 15 In the year 1988 amnesty International's Global Concert Tour ends in Buenos Aires
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 On this day in history 31 reported dead as Ugandan jetliner crashes in fog near Rome
Oct 17 Phillip Morris announces $11 Billion tender offer for Kraft on this day in history.
Oct 17 Scottish scientist James Black awarded the Nobel prize for his work on treating angina and blood pressure in the year 1988.
Oct 18 Dimitri Frenkel Frank, writer/director (Hadimassa), dies at 60 on this day in history.
Oct 19 On this day in history 3 Americans win Nobel in physics; 3 W Germans win chemistry Nobel