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.