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Historical Events In 1988

Thursday, 26 May 2022

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

Nov 26   Pioneer 6's closest approach to Earth since 1965 launch (1.87 M km) on this day in history.  

Nov 27   Angela Aames, actress (Lost Empire, Basic Training), dies in the year 1988.  

Nov 28   Picasso's "Acrobat and Harlequin" sells for $38.46 million in the year 1988.  

Nov 30   On this day in history a group of some of the world's most powerful companies engaged in a protracted struggle to acquire a rather hefty prize--RJR Nabisco.  

Nov 30   On this day in history cyclone lashes Bangladesh, Eastern India; 317 killed  

Nov 30   NYC furrier sues Mike Tyson for $92,000 for non payment of purchase in the year 1988.  

Nov 30   Soviets stop jamming Radio Liberty; first time in 38 years in the year 1988.  

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

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

Dec 01   On this day in history benazir Bhutto named first female PM of a Moslem country (Pakistan)  

Dec 01   NBC bids record $401M to capture rights to 1992 Barcelona Olympics in the year 1988.  

Dec 02   5 gunmen who hijacked Soviet Aeroflot jet, surrender in Israel on this day in history.  

Dec 02   In the year 1988 sTS-27 Atlantis launched (Secret military mission)  

Dec 02   Tata Giacobetti, Italian singer and lyricist (Quartetto Cetra) in the year 1988.  

Dec 02   UN votes 151-2 (Isr and US) to move PLO debate to Geneva, Britain abstains in the year 1988.  

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

Dec 04   In the year 1988 actor Gary Busey critically injured in motorcycle crash  

Dec 05   On this day in history shuttle Atlantis launches world's first nuclear-war-fighting satellite  

Dec 06   On this day in history arafat meets prominent American Jews in Stockholm, Sweden  

Dec 06   On this day in history bill Harris, US guitarist (Clovers-Love Potion No 9), dies at 63  

Dec 06   Nelson Mandela is transferred to Victor Vester Prison, Capetown in the year 1988.  

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

Dec 07   On this day in history andrei P Ershov, Russian computer pioneer, dies  

Dec 07   Armenian earthquake in Armenia killing 25,000 people on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 07   On this day in history yasser Arafat recognizes existence of Israel  

Dec 08   In the year 1988 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   In the year 1988 massive Earthquake in Armenia kills 100,000 in cities of Leninakan and Spitak  

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   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   In the year 1988 birth of melissa O'Neil, Canadian singer  

Jul 13   Steven R. McQueen, American Actor was born on this day in history.  

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   Erik Lund, Swedish footballer was born in the year 1988.  

Famous Deaths In 1988

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1988 leo Steiner, NY Carnegie Deli's owner, dies  

Jan 03   In the year 1988 gaston Eyskens, PM of Belgium (1949, 1958-61, 1968-72), dies at 82  

Jan 04   Lily Laskine, French harpist (b. 1893) died on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 07   On this day in history 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   Gregory (Pappy) Boyington, ace WW II pilot, dies at 75 of cancer in the year 1988.  

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