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Historical Events In 1988

Thursday, 02 July 2020

Oct 19   On this day in history britain bans broadcast interviews with IRA members  

Oct 19   Car bomb kills 7 Israelis, wounds 11 near Lebanon border in the year 1988.  

Oct 19   In the year 1988 friedrich Weinreb, Polish/Neth theologist/economist, dies at 77  

Oct 19   S Afr anti-apartheid leader Sisulu wins $100,000 Human Rights prize in the year 1988.  

Oct 19   Senate passes bill curbing ads during children`s TV shows on this day in history.  

Oct 20   In the year 1988 britain ends suspects right to remain silent in crackdown on IRA  

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

Oct 22   In the year 1988 elton John sells out Madison Square Gardens for a record 26th time  

Oct 24   Traveling Wilburys Volume One is released on this day in history.  

Oct 24   Typhoon Ruby sinks Philippine ferry; hundreds drown on this day in history.  

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   Donald Trump bills Mike Tyson $2,000,000 for 4 month advisory service on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1988.  

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   On this day in history 2,000 US anti-abortion protesters arrested for blocking clinics  

Oct 29   China announces a herbal male contraceptive on this day in history.  

Oct 29   On this day in history jim Elliott (US) begins 24-hr paced outdoor race for 548.9 mi  

Oct 29   Soviets 1st scheduled shuttle launch (postponed) in the year 1988.  

Oct 30   On this day in history 2 gambling clubs &1 player share 61.38 M California lotto jackpot  

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   In the year 1988 john Houseman, actor (Paper Chase, Fog), dies of spinal cancer at 86  

Oct 31   Journalists demand greater press freedom in Yugoslavia in the year 1988.  

Nov 02   On this day in history computer virus strikes Pentagon, SDI research lab and 6 universities  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   Ishant Sharma, Indian Cricketer was born on this day in history.  

Oct 23   Nicolaj Agger, Danish football player was born in the year 1988.  

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   Leo Steiner, NY Carnegie Deli's owner, dies in the year 1988.  

Jan 03   Gaston Eyskens, PM of Belgium (1949, 1958-61, 1968-72), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1988 "Pistol Pete" Mavarich, NBAer (Atlanta), dies of a heart attack at 40  

Jan 06   In the year 1988 brent Collins, soap actor (Another World), dies of heart attack at 46  

Jan 07   In the year 1988 trevor Howard, actor (Ryan's Daughter), dies of bronchitis at 71  

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

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

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