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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1988

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jun 07   On this day in history birth of milan Lucic, Canadian Hockey player (Boston Bruins)  

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

Jul 12   Melissa O'Neil, Canadian singer was born on this day in history.  

Jul 13   Steven R. McQueen, American Actor was born on this day in history.  

Aug 07   Melody Oliveria, American internet blogger was born on this day in history.  

Sep 02   On this day in history birth of ishant Sharma, Indian Cricketer  

Oct 23   On this day in history birth of nicolaj Agger, Danish football player  

Nov 06   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history "Pistol Pete" Mavarich, NBAer (Atlanta), dies of a heart attack at 40  

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

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