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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.  

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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 in the year 1988.  

Jun 07   Michael Cera, American actor was born on this day in history.  

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   Erik Lund, Swedish footballer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1988

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history leo Steiner, NY Carnegie Deli's owner, dies  

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

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

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

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   In the year 1988 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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