Historical Events In 1988
Sunday, 28 February 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 in the year 1988.
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 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 In the year 1988 joachim Prinz, author/Rabbi of Berlin (1926-37), dies at 86
Oct 01 In the year 1988 robert Englund the actor who plays Freddie Kruger weds Nancy Booth
Oct 02 On this day in history police breakup domestic disturbance between Mike Tyson and Robin Givens
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 in the year 1988.
Oct 03 On this day in history lebanese kidnappers release Mithileshwar Singh (held for 30 months)
Oct 04 In the year 1988 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 Robin Givens files for divorce after 8-month marriage to Mike Tyson in the year 1988.
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 On this day in history 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 Mike Venezia, jockey, dies in 5th-race fall at Belmont Race Track, NY in the year 1988.
Oct 14 In the year 1988 mary Morris, actress (Agitator, Double Door), dies
Oct 14 Mike Tyson countersues Robin Givens for divorce and annulment in the year 1988.
Oct 15 On this day in history amnesty International's Global Concert Tour ends in Buenos Aires
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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history dimitri Frenkel Frank, writer/director (Hadimassa), dies at 60
Oct 19 In the year 1988 3 Americans win Nobel in physics; 3 W Germans win chemistry Nobel