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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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1988

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jun 07   In the year 1988 birth of milan Lucic, Canadian Hockey player (Boston Bruins)  

Jun 07   On this day in history birth of michael Cera, American actor  

Jul 12   Melissa O'Neil, Canadian singer was born on this day in history.  

Jul 13   Steven R. McQueen, American Actor was born in the year 1988.  

Aug 07   Melody Oliveria, American internet blogger was born in the year 1988.  

Sep 02   In the year 1988 birth of ishant Sharma, Indian Cricketer  

Oct 23   Nicolaj Agger, Danish football player was born on this day in history.  

Nov 06   Erik Lund, Swedish footballer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1988

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history leo Steiner, NY Carnegie Deli's owner, dies  

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

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

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

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

Jan 07   On this day in history trevor Howard, actor (Ryan's Daughter), dies of bronchitis at 71  

Jan 08   Frank Pace Jr, US Secretary of Army (1950-53), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1988 gregory (Pappy) Boyington, ace WW II pilot, dies at 75 of cancer  

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