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Historical Events In 1988

Thursday, 09 July 2020

Nov 26   Arafat Refused Entry into the U.S on this day in history.  

Nov 26   In the year 1988 pioneer 6's closest approach to Earth since 1965 launch (1.87 M km)  

Nov 27   In the year 1988 angela Aames, actress (Lost Empire, Basic Training), dies  

Nov 28   In the year 1988 picasso's "Acrobat and Harlequin" sells for $38.46 million  

Nov 30   A group of some of the world's most powerful companies engaged in a protracted struggle to acquire a rather hefty prize--RJR Nabisco in the year 1988.  

Nov 30   Cyclone lashes Bangladesh, Eastern India; 317 killed on this day in history.  

Nov 30   NYC furrier sues Mike Tyson for $92,000 for non payment of purchase on this day in history.  

Nov 30   On this day in history soviets stop jamming Radio Liberty; first time in 38 years  

Nov 30   In the year 1988 uN General Assembly (151-2) censures US for refusing PLO's Arafat visa  

Dec 01   On this day in history 596 dead after cyclone hits Bangladesh, half a million homeless  

Dec 01   Benazir Bhutto named first female PM of a Moslem country (Pakistan) in the year 1988.  

Dec 01   On this day in history nBC bids record $401M to capture rights to 1992 Barcelona Olympics  

Dec 02   5 gunmen who hijacked Soviet Aeroflot jet, surrender in Israel in the year 1988.  

Dec 02   On this day in history sTS-27 Atlantis launched (Secret military mission)  

Dec 02   Tata Giacobetti, Italian singer and lyricist (Quartetto Cetra) on this day in history.  

Dec 02   On this day in history uN votes 151-2 (Isr and US) to move PLO debate to Geneva, Britain abstains  

Dec 03   On this day in history barry Sanders wins the Heisman Trophy  

Dec 04   Actor Gary Busey critically injured in motorcycle crash in the year 1988.  

Dec 05   Shuttle Atlantis launches world's first nuclear-war-fighting satellite in the year 1988.  

Dec 06   In the year 1988 arafat meets prominent American Jews in Stockholm, Sweden  

Dec 06   In the year 1988 bill Harris, US guitarist (Clovers-Love Potion No 9), dies at 63  

Dec 06   In the year 1988 nelson Mandela is transferred to Victor Vester Prison, Capetown  

Dec 06   On this day in history sTS-27 Atlantis lands in California after secret mission  

Dec 07   In the year 1988 andrei P Ershov, Russian computer pioneer, dies  

Dec 07   Armenian earthquake in Armenia killing 25,000 people in the year 1988.  

Dec 07   Armenian SSR rocked by earthquake, 8 on Richter scale (55,000 die) on this day in history.  

Dec 07   Gorbachev announces 10% unilateral Soviet troop reductions at UN in the year 1988.  

Dec 07   In the year 1988 mikhail Gorbachev cheered by Wall St crowds upon arrival in NYC  

Dec 07   Yasser Arafat recognizes existence of Israel on this day in history.  

Dec 08   On this day in history anne Seymour, actress (Misty, Chevy Mystery Show), dies at 79  

Dec 10   Dick Clair, comedian (Clair & McMahon, Facts of Life), dies of AIDS on this day in history.  

Dec 10   Massive Earthquake in Armenia kills 100,000 in cities of Leninakan and Spitak on this day in history.  

Dec 12   In the year 1988 john Canning, NY Post managing editor, dies at 56  

Dec 12   NYC Subway system adds new stations (the Z line) on this day in history.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jul 12   Melissa O'Neil, Canadian singer was born in the year 1988.  

Jul 13   On this day in history birth of steven R. McQueen, American Actor  

Aug 07   On this day in history birth of melody Oliveria, American internet blogger  

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   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   Lily Laskine, French harpist (b. 1893) died in the year 1988.  

Jan 05   On this day in history "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 in the year 1988.  

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

Jan 08   Frank Pace Jr, US Secretary of Army (1950-53), dies at 76 in the year 1988.  

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

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