Historical Events In 1988
Wednesday, 24 February 2021
Nov 03 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Nov 05 On this day in history japan beats MLB all stars 2-1 in Tokyo (Game 1 of 7)
Nov 08 900 die as earthquake hits China in the year 1988.
Nov 08 On this day in history george Bush (R) beats Mike Dukakis (D) for Presidency
Nov 08 On this day in history george Bush elected as US President
Nov 08 Vice President George Bush defeats Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis to become president of the U.S on this day in history.
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 On this day in history nY's MTA announces it may replace tokens with credit card type passes
Nov 11 In the year 1988 oldest known insect fossils (390 million years) reported in Science
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 In the year 1988 pLO proclaims the State of Palestine, recognizes Israeli existence
Nov 15 Soviet space shuttle makes unmanned maiden flight (2 orbits) on this day in history.
Nov 16 In the year 1988 benazir Bhutto wins first free Pakistani elections in 11 years
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 On this day in history sheilah Graham, gossip columnist, dies of heart failure at 84
Nov 19 Christine Onassis, heiress, dies of heart failure at 37 in the year 1988.
Nov 19 LA Law's Corbin Bernsen marries actress Amanda Pays on this day in history.
Nov 22 On this day in history erich Fried, writer, dies at 67
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 on this day in history.
Nov 22 Stealth Bomber unveiled in public on this day in history.
Nov 23 South Africa Botha reprieves Sharpeville Six in the year 1988.
Nov 23 In the year 1988 south Africa: Botha reprieves Sharpeville Six
Nov 23 Wayne Gretzky scores his 600th NHL goal in the year 1988.
Nov 25 Chuck Berry pays $250 fine to resolve NYC assault charges on this day in history.
Nov 25 Convention on exploitation of Antarctic mineral resources signed in the year 1988.
Nov 25 US &Soviet chess grand masters Donaldson &Akhmilovskaya wed in the year 1988.
Nov 25 In the year 1988 widespread earthquake hits NE US, Canada; no damage reported
Nov 26 Alexander Volkov, Sergei Krikalev and Jean-Loup Chretien launch in the year 1988.