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