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Historical Events In 1988

Monday, 16 May 2022

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   Friedrich Weinreb, Polish/Neth theologist/economist, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Oct 19   On this day in history s Afr anti-apartheid leader Sisulu wins $100,000 Human Rights prize  

Oct 19   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

Oct 22   In the year 1988 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   Typhoon Ruby sinks Philippine ferry; hundreds drown in the year 1988.  

Oct 25   ABC News reports on potbellied pygmy porkers' popularity as pets on this day in history.  

Oct 25   Bill Cody, actor (Blazing Justice, Ghost City), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Oct 27   "ET" released to home video (14 million presold) on this day in history.  

Oct 27   In the year 1988 charles Hawtrey, English actor (Carry On), dies near London at 73  

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 on this day in history.  

Oct 28   Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen gives $10 million to U Wash library in the year 1988.  

Oct 29   2,000 US anti-abortion protesters arrested for blocking clinics on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Oct 29   Soviets 1st scheduled shuttle launch (postponed) on this day in history.  

Oct 30   2 gambling clubs &1 player share 61.38 M California lotto jackpot in the year 1988.  

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 on this day in history.  

Oct 31   On this day in history john Houseman, actor (Paper Chase, Fog), dies of spinal cancer at 86  

Oct 31   Journalists demand greater press freedom in Yugoslavia on this day in history.  

Nov 02   Computer virus strikes Pentagon, SDI research lab and 6 universities on this day in history.  

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

Nov 03   Henri van Praag, Dutch para-psychologist, dies on this day in history.  

Nov 03   Pakistan claims it downed Afghan warplane on this day in history.  

Nov 03   Reagan signs credit-card disclosure-bill on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1988 birth of michael Cera, American actor  

Jul 12   Melissa O'Neil, Canadian singer was born in the year 1988.  

Jul 13   On this day in history birth of steven R. McQueen, American Actor  

Aug 07   In the year 1988 birth of melody Oliveria, American internet blogger  

Sep 02   In the year 1988 birth of ishant Sharma, Indian Cricketer  

Oct 23   In the year 1988 birth of nicolaj Agger, Danish football player  

Nov 06   Erik Lund, Swedish footballer was born in the year 1988.  

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   On this day in history gaston Eyskens, PM of Belgium (1949, 1958-61, 1968-72), dies at 82  

Jan 04   In the year 1988 death of lily Laskine, French harpist (b. 1893)  

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   In the year 1988 gregory (Pappy) Boyington, ace WW II pilot, dies at 75 of cancer  

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