Historical Events In 1988
Monday, 28 September 2020
Oct 19 In the year 1988 britain bans broadcast interviews with IRA members
Oct 19 In the year 1988 car bomb kills 7 Israelis, wounds 11 near Lebanon border
Oct 19 In the year 1988 friedrich Weinreb, Polish/Neth theologist/economist, dies at 77
Oct 19 In the year 1988 s Afr anti-apartheid leader Sisulu wins $100,000 Human Rights prize
Oct 19 In the year 1988 senate passes bill curbing ads during children`s TV shows
Oct 20 In the year 1988 britain ends suspects right to remain silent in crackdown on IRA
Oct 20 On this day in history man armed with explosives blows self up in 125 St subway station (NYC)
Oct 22 Elton John sells out Madison Square Gardens for a record 26th time on this day in history.
Oct 24 Traveling Wilburys Volume One is released in the year 1988.
Oct 24 In the year 1988 typhoon Ruby sinks Philippine ferry; hundreds drown
Oct 25 ABC News reports on potbellied pygmy porkers' popularity as pets on this day in history.
Oct 25 On this day in history 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 On this day in history uS-Soviet effort free 2 grey whales from frozen Arctic, Barrow, AK
Oct 27 "ET" released to home video (14 million presold) on this day in history.
Oct 27 Charles Hawtrey, English actor (Carry On), dies near London at 73 on this day in history.
Oct 27 In the year 1988 larry Flynt paid hitman $1M to kill Hefner, Guccione & Sinatra
Oct 28 Jurors award $147,000 to Tacoma parishioner seduced by her minister in the year 1988.
Oct 28 Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen gives $10 million to U Wash library on this day in history.
Oct 29 In the year 1988 2,000 US anti-abortion protesters arrested for blocking clinics
Oct 29 In the year 1988 china announces a herbal male contraceptive
Oct 29 On this day in history jim Elliott (US) begins 24-hr paced outdoor race for 548.9 mi
Oct 29 In the year 1988 soviets 1st scheduled shuttle launch (postponed)
Oct 30 2 gambling clubs &1 player share 61.38 M California lotto jackpot on this day in history.
Oct 30 John Houseman, actor (Paper Chase), dies at 86 in the year 1988.
Oct 31 On this day in history first Monday Night NFL game in Indianapolis, Colts beat Denver 55-23
Oct 31 In the year 1988 john Houseman, actor (Paper Chase, Fog), dies of spinal cancer at 86
Oct 31 In the year 1988 journalists demand greater press freedom in Yugoslavia
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 In the year 1988 henri van Praag, Dutch para-psychologist, dies
Nov 03 Pakistan claims it downed Afghan warplane in the year 1988.
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.