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Historical Events In 1988

Tuesday, 11 May 2021

Nov 03   Talk-show host Geraldo Rivera's nose is broken as Roy Innis brawls with skinheads at TV taping on this day in history.  

Nov 05   In the year 1988 cornell confirms grad student source of worst computer sabotage  

Nov 05   Japan beats MLB all stars 2-1 in Tokyo (Game 1 of 7) on this day in history.  

Nov 08   On this day in history 900 die as earthquake hits China  

Nov 08   George Bush (R) beats Mike Dukakis (D) for Presidency on this day in history.  

Nov 08   On this day in history george Bush elected as US President  

Nov 08   In the year 1988 vice President George Bush defeats Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis to become president of the U.S.  

Nov 09   Billy Curtis, 4'2" actor (Terror of Tiny Town), dies at 79 in the year 1988.  

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   Antal Dorati, Hungarian/US conductor/composer, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Nov 15   Mona Washbourne, actress (Blue Bird, Games), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Nov 15   PLO proclaims the State of Palestine, recognizes Israeli existence on this day in history.  

Nov 15   Soviet space shuttle makes unmanned maiden flight (2 orbits) in the year 1988.  

Nov 16   On this day in history benazir Bhutto wins first free Pakistani elections in 11 years  

Nov 16   In the year 1988 estonia declares sovereignty in internal affairs  

Nov 16   In the year 1988 lotte Stam-Beese, German/Neth architect, dies at about 85  

Nov 16   Robin Givens sues Mike Tyson for $125 million for libel in the year 1988.  

Nov 17   On this day in history benzir Bhutto wins election in Pakistan  

Nov 17   Sheilah Graham, gossip columnist, dies of heart failure at 84 on this day in history.  

Nov 19   Christine Onassis, heiress, dies of heart failure at 37 on this day in history.  

Nov 19   In the year 1988 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 year 1988 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.  

Nov 22   On this day in history stealth Bomber unveiled in public  

Nov 23   In the year 1988 south Africa Botha reprieves Sharpeville Six  

Nov 23   In the year 1988 south Africa: Botha reprieves Sharpeville Six  

Nov 23   Wayne Gretzky scores his 600th NHL goal on this day in history.  

Nov 25   In the year 1988 chuck Berry pays $250 fine to resolve NYC assault charges  

Nov 25   In the year 1988 convention on exploitation of Antarctic mineral resources signed  

Nov 25   In the year 1988 uS &Soviet chess grand masters Donaldson &Akhmilovskaya wed  

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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1988

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jun 07   In the year 1988 birth of milan Lucic, Canadian Hockey player (Boston Bruins)  

Jun 07   Michael Cera, American actor was born in the year 1988.  

Jul 12   On this day in history birth of melissa O'Neil, Canadian singer  

Jul 13   Steven R. McQueen, American Actor was born on this day in history.  

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

Sep 02   Ishant Sharma, Indian Cricketer was born on this day in history.  

Oct 23   On this day in history birth of nicolaj Agger, Danish football player  

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

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

Jan 05   "Pistol Pete" Mavarich, NBAer (Atlanta), dies of a heart attack at 40 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 07   Trevor Howard, actor (Ryan's Daughter), dies of bronchitis at 71 on this day in history.  

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

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

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