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.