Historical Events In 1988
Monday, 19 April 2021
Dec 12 Sandra Miller of Queens sues Mike Tyson for sexual harassment on this day in history.
Dec 13 Arafat addresses UN in Geneva on this day in history.
Dec 14 On this day in history spanish general strike to protest austerity measures
Dec 14 US agrees to talk to Palestine Liberation Org (1st time in 13 yrs) on this day in history.
Dec 15 Lori Davis of Long Island sues Mike Tyson for grabbing her buttocks on this day in history.
Dec 16 H "Stork" Hendry, cricketer (11 Tests for Australia 1921-29), dies on this day in history.
Dec 16 Political cult leader Lyndon LaRouche convicted of tax, mail fraud on this day in history.
Dec 17 USS Tennessee, first sub to carry Trident 2 missiles, commissioned on this day in history.
Dec 19 In the year 1988 nASA unveils plans for lunar colony and manned missions to Mars
Dec 19 Unexploded WW II bomb found in Frankfurt, Germany-5,000 evacuated in the year 1988.
Dec 20 Animal rights terrorists fire-bomb Harrod's department store, London on this day in history.
Dec 20 In the year 1988 max Robinson, 1st black network (ABC) TV anchor, dies of AIDS at 49
Dec 20 On this day in history nBC signs lease to stay in NYC, 33 more years
Dec 21 In the year 1988 after a record 365 days in space, two Russian and one French cosmonaut return to Earth
Dec 21 On this day in history bob Steele, [Robert Bradbury], dies after short illness at 60
Dec 21 Drexel agrees guilt to security felonies, pays a $650 million fine on this day in history.
Dec 21 Pan Am "Flight 103" explodes over Lockerbie, Scotland, killing 270 in the year 1988.
Dec 22 On this day in history 2 robbers wearing police uniforms rob armored truck of $3 M in NJ
Dec 22 In the year 1988 south Africa signs accord granting independence to South-West Africa
Dec 22 Tucker Smith, singer/dancer (Cool-West Side Story), dies on this day in history.
Dec 22 Tug hits oil barge, spreads 231,000 gal on 300 mi of WA and BC coast on this day in history.
Dec 26 On this day in history john Loder, actor (Sabotage, Java Head), dies at 90
Dec 27 On this day in history bulgaria stops jamming Radio Free Europe after more than 3 decades
Dec 27 Fox Harris, actor (Alienator, Warlords, Sid & Nancy), dies on this day in history.
Dec 28 In the year 1988 hal Ashby, academy-award winning director, dies of cancer at 59
Dec 28 US 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals affirms Yonkers is guilty of racism on this day in history.
Dec 29 On this day in history soviet Red Army Team edges New York Islanders, 3-2 at Nassau Coliseum
Dec 29 Victorian Post Office Museum in Australia closes on this day in history.
Dec 30 On this day in history canadian Senate OK's free trade pact; with US
Dec 30 In the year 1988 former Soviet President Brezhnev's son-in-law sentenced to 12-yr (bribery)
Dec 30 Mercedes-Benz pays $20.2-M fine failed to meet '86 government fuel standard in the year 1988.
Dec 30 In the year 1988 north subpoenas Reagan & Bush as defense witnesses for upcoming trial
Dec 30 The Yugoslavian government resigns over problems in Serbia on this day in history.
Dec 30 Yugoslav government resigns in the year 1988.