Historical Events In 1988
Tuesday, 14 July 2020
Nov 03 In the year 1988 talk-show host Geraldo Rivera's nose is broken as Roy Innis brawls with skinheads at TV taping
Nov 05 Cornell confirms grad student source of worst computer sabotage in the year 1988.
Nov 05 Japan beats MLB all stars 2-1 in Tokyo (Game 1 of 7) on this day in history.
Nov 08 900 die as earthquake hits China in the year 1988.
Nov 08 In the year 1988 george Bush (R) beats Mike Dukakis (D) for Presidency
Nov 08 George Bush elected as US President on this day in history.
Nov 08 In the year 1988 vice President George Bush defeats Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis to become president of the U.S.
Nov 09 In the year 1988 billy Curtis, 4'2" actor (Terror of Tiny Town), dies at 79
Nov 10 China confirms earthquake death toll will rise above current 938 on this day in history.
Nov 10 NY's MTA announces it may replace tokens with credit card type passes in the year 1988.
Nov 11 Oldest known insect fossils (390 million years) reported in Science on this day in history.
Nov 13 In the year 1988 antal Dorati, Hungarian/US conductor/composer, dies at 82
Nov 15 On this day in history mona Washbourne, actress (Blue Bird, Games), dies at 84
Nov 15 PLO proclaims the State of Palestine, recognizes Israeli existence on this day in history.
Nov 15 On this day in history soviet space shuttle makes unmanned maiden flight (2 orbits)
Nov 16 Benazir Bhutto wins first free Pakistani elections in 11 years in the year 1988.
Nov 16 Estonia declares sovereignty in internal affairs on this day in history.
Nov 16 Lotte Stam-Beese, German/Neth architect, dies at about 85 in the year 1988.
Nov 16 On this day in history robin Givens sues Mike Tyson for $125 million for libel
Nov 17 Benzir Bhutto wins election in Pakistan on this day in history.
Nov 17 Sheilah Graham, gossip columnist, dies of heart failure at 84 in the year 1988.
Nov 19 Christine Onassis, heiress, dies of heart failure at 37 on this day in history.
Nov 19 On this day in history lA Law's Corbin Bernsen marries actress Amanda Pays
Nov 22 Erich Fried, writer, dies at 67 in the year 1988.
Nov 22 In the presence of members of Congress and the media, the B-2 "stealth" bomber is shown publicly for the first time at Air Force Plant 42 in Palmdale, California in the year 1988.
Nov 22 Stealth Bomber unveiled in public in the year 1988.
Nov 23 On this day in history south Africa Botha reprieves Sharpeville Six
Nov 23 South Africa: Botha reprieves Sharpeville Six in the year 1988.
Nov 23 Wayne Gretzky scores his 600th NHL goal in the year 1988.
Nov 25 In the year 1988 chuck Berry pays $250 fine to resolve NYC assault charges
Nov 25 On this day in history convention on exploitation of Antarctic mineral resources signed
Nov 25 US &Soviet chess grand masters Donaldson &Akhmilovskaya wed in the year 1988.
Nov 25 Widespread earthquake hits NE US, Canada; no damage reported in the year 1988.
Nov 26 On this day in history alexander Volkov, Sergei Krikalev and Jean-Loup Chretien launch