Historical Events In 1988
Thursday, 13 May 2021
Oct 19 On this day in history britain bans broadcast interviews with IRA members
Oct 19 On this day in history car bomb kills 7 Israelis, wounds 11 near Lebanon border
Oct 19 Friedrich Weinreb, Polish/Neth theologist/economist, dies at 77 in the year 1988.
Oct 19 S Afr anti-apartheid leader Sisulu wins $100,000 Human Rights prize on this day in history.
Oct 19 In the year 1988 senate passes bill curbing ads during children`s TV shows
Oct 20 Britain ends suspects right to remain silent in crackdown on IRA on this day in history.
Oct 20 Man armed with explosives blows self up in 125 St subway station (NYC) on this day in history.
Oct 22 On this day in history elton John sells out Madison Square Gardens for a record 26th time
Oct 24 In the year 1988 traveling Wilburys Volume One is released
Oct 24 On this day in history typhoon Ruby sinks Philippine ferry; hundreds drown
Oct 25 In the year 1988 aBC News reports on potbellied pygmy porkers' popularity as pets
Oct 25 In the year 1988 bill Cody, actor (Blazing Justice, Ghost City), dies at 75
Oct 26 On this day in history donald Trump bills Mike Tyson $2,000,000 for 4 month advisory service
Oct 26 US-Soviet effort free 2 grey whales from frozen Arctic, Barrow, AK in the year 1988.
Oct 27 In the year 1988 "ET" released to home video (14 million presold)
Oct 27 In the year 1988 charles Hawtrey, English actor (Carry On), dies near London at 73
Oct 27 Larry Flynt paid hitman $1M to kill Hefner, Guccione & Sinatra on this day in history.
Oct 28 Jurors award $147,000 to Tacoma parishioner seduced by her minister in the year 1988.
Oct 28 In the year 1988 microsoft cofounder Paul Allen gives $10 million to U Wash library
Oct 29 In the year 1988 2,000 US anti-abortion protesters arrested for blocking clinics
Oct 29 China announces a herbal male contraceptive in the year 1988.
Oct 29 Jim Elliott (US) begins 24-hr paced outdoor race for 548.9 mi on this day in history.
Oct 29 On this day in history soviets 1st scheduled shuttle launch (postponed)
Oct 30 2 gambling clubs &1 player share 61.38 M California lotto jackpot in the year 1988.
Oct 30 John Houseman, actor (Paper Chase), dies at 86 on this day in history.
Oct 31 In the year 1988 first Monday Night NFL game in Indianapolis, Colts beat Denver 55-23
Oct 31 John Houseman, actor (Paper Chase, Fog), dies of spinal cancer at 86 in the year 1988.
Oct 31 Journalists demand greater press freedom in Yugoslavia in the year 1988.
Nov 02 Computer virus strikes Pentagon, SDI research lab and 6 universities on this day in history.
Nov 02 On this day in history shamir Likud wins election in Israel
Nov 03 Henri van Praag, Dutch para-psychologist, dies in the year 1988.
Nov 03 On this day in history pakistan claims it downed Afghan warplane
Nov 03 Reagan signs credit-card disclosure-bill in the year 1988.
Nov 03 Soviet Union agrees to allow teaching of Hebrew on this day in history.