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Historical Events In 1988

Thursday, 19 May 2022

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 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   On this day in history george Bush (R) beats Mike Dukakis (D) for Presidency  

Nov 08   George Bush elected as US President on this day in history.  

Nov 08   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Nov 10   In the year 1988 china confirms earthquake death toll will rise above current 938  

Nov 10   NY's MTA announces it may replace tokens with credit card type passes on this day in history.  

Nov 11   Oldest known insect fossils (390 million years) reported in Science in the year 1988.  

Nov 13   Antal Dorati, Hungarian/US conductor/composer, dies at 82 in the year 1988.  

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   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   Estonia declares sovereignty in internal affairs in the year 1988.  

Nov 16   Lotte Stam-Beese, German/Neth architect, dies at about 85 on this day in history.  

Nov 16   In the year 1988 robin Givens sues Mike Tyson for $125 million for libel  

Nov 17   Benzir Bhutto wins election in Pakistan in the year 1988.  

Nov 17   On this day in history sheilah Graham, gossip columnist, dies of heart failure at 84  

Nov 19   On this day in history christine Onassis, heiress, dies of heart failure at 37  

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 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   On this day in history south Africa: Botha reprieves Sharpeville Six  

Nov 23   Wayne Gretzky scores his 600th NHL goal in the year 1988.  

Nov 25   On this day in history chuck Berry pays $250 fine to resolve NYC assault charges  

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   Widespread earthquake hits NE US, Canada; no damage reported in the year 1988.  

Nov 26   In the year 1988 alexander Volkov, Sergei Krikalev and Jean-Loup Chretien launch  

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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   Melissa O'Neil, Canadian singer was born in the year 1988.  

Jul 13   Steven R. McQueen, American Actor was born in the year 1988.  

Aug 07   Melody Oliveria, American internet blogger was born on this day in history.  

Sep 02   On this day in history birth of ishant Sharma, Indian Cricketer  

Oct 23   In the year 1988 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   Gaston Eyskens, PM of Belgium (1949, 1958-61, 1968-72), dies at 82 in the year 1988.  

Jan 04   On this day in history death of lily Laskine, French harpist (b. 1893)  

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

Jan 06   Brent Collins, soap actor (Another World), dies of heart attack at 46 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 11   In the year 1988 gregory (Pappy) Boyington, ace WW II pilot, dies at 75 of cancer  

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