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