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Historical Events In 1988

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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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1988 andrei A Gromyko retires  

Sep 30   IBM announces shipment of 3 millionth PS/2 personal computer in the year 1988.  

Sep 30   Joachim Prinz, author/Rabbi of Berlin (1926-37), dies at 86 on this day in history.  

Oct 01   Robert Englund the actor who plays Freddie Kruger weds Nancy Booth in the year 1988.  

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

Oct 03   26th Space Shuttle Mission, Discovery 7 returns to Earth after 4-days in the year 1988.  

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 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   On this day in history robin Givens files for divorce after 8-month marriage to Mike Tyson  

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   In the year 1988 edward Chodorov, playwright/director (Louis Pasteur), dies at 84  

Oct 11   On this day in history bonita Granville, actress (Lone Ranger, Hitler's Children), dies at 55  

Oct 12   On this day in history ken Murray, actor (Bill & Coo, Crooner, Half-Marriage), dies at 85  

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   Mike Tyson countersues Robin Givens for divorce and annulment in the year 1988.  

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

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   In the year 1988 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   In the year 1988 dimitri Frenkel Frank, writer/director (Hadimassa), dies at 60  

Oct 19   3 Americans win Nobel in physics; 3 W Germans win chemistry Nobel on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1988

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jun 07   Milan Lucic, Canadian Hockey player (Boston Bruins) was born on this day in history.  

Jun 07   Michael Cera, American actor was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 02   Ishant Sharma, Indian Cricketer was born in the year 1988.  

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

Nov 06   In the year 1988 birth of erik Lund, Swedish footballer  

Famous Deaths In 1988

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1988 leo Steiner, NY Carnegie Deli's owner, dies  

Jan 03   Gaston Eyskens, PM of Belgium (1949, 1958-61, 1968-72), dies at 82 in the year 1988.  

Jan 04   On this day in history death of lily Laskine, French harpist (b. 1893)  

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

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

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