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Historical Events In 1988

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Oct 19   Britain bans broadcast interviews with IRA members in the year 1988.  

Oct 19   On this day in history 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   Britain ends suspects right to remain silent in crackdown on IRA in the year 1988.  

Oct 20   Man armed with explosives blows self up in 125 St subway station (NYC) in the year 1988.  

Oct 22   Elton John sells out Madison Square Gardens for a record 26th time on this day in history.  

Oct 24   On this day in history traveling Wilburys Volume One is released  

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 in the year 1988.  

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   On this day in history "ET" released to home video (14 million presold)  

Oct 27   Charles Hawtrey, English actor (Carry On), dies near London at 73 on this day in history.  

Oct 27   Larry Flynt paid hitman $1M to kill Hefner, Guccione & Sinatra in the year 1988.  

Oct 28   In the year 1988 jurors award $147,000 to Tacoma parishioner seduced by her minister  

Oct 28   On this day in history 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   On this day in history china announces a herbal male contraceptive  

Oct 29   Jim Elliott (US) begins 24-hr paced outdoor race for 548.9 mi in the year 1988.  

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 on this day in history.  

Oct 30   On this day in history john Houseman, actor (Paper Chase), dies at 86  

Oct 31   First Monday Night NFL game in Indianapolis, Colts beat Denver 55-23 in the year 1988.  

Oct 31   John Houseman, actor (Paper Chase, Fog), dies of spinal cancer at 86 in the year 1988.  

Oct 31   On this day in history journalists demand greater press freedom in Yugoslavia  

Nov 02   Computer virus strikes Pentagon, SDI research lab and 6 universities in the year 1988.  

Nov 02   Shamir Likud wins election in Israel on this day in history.  

Nov 03   On this day in history henri van Praag, Dutch para-psychologist, dies  

Nov 03   In the year 1988 pakistan claims it downed Afghan warplane  

Nov 03   Reagan signs credit-card disclosure-bill in the year 1988.  

Nov 03   In the year 1988 soviet Union agrees to allow teaching of Hebrew  

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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 in the year 1988.  

Jun 07   Michael Cera, American actor was born in the year 1988.  

Jul 12   In the year 1988 birth of melissa O'Neil, Canadian singer  

Jul 13   In the year 1988 birth of steven R. McQueen, American Actor  

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   In the year 1988 gaston Eyskens, PM of Belgium (1949, 1958-61, 1968-72), dies at 82  

Jan 04   Lily Laskine, French harpist (b. 1893) died on this day in history.  

Jan 05   "Pistol Pete" Mavarich, NBAer (Atlanta), dies of a heart attack at 40 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Brent Collins, soap actor (Another World), dies of heart attack at 46 in the year 1988.  

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

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

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

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