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Historical Events In 1988

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Feb 05   Panamanian General Manuel Noriega indicted by US grand jury for drugs in the year 1988.  

Feb 05   The first prime-time wrestling match in 30 years-Andre the Giant beats Hulk Hogan in the year 1988.  

Feb 06   Lee Goodman, actor (Imitation of Life), dies of TB at 64 on this day in history.  

Feb 06   On this day in history uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR  

Feb 07   In the year 1988 heavyweight boxing champ Mike Tyson marries actress Robin Givens  

Feb 07   Lin[wood V] Carter, US, sci-fi writer (Lost World of Time), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Feb 08   Allan Cuthbertson, actor (Running Man, 7th Dawn), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Feb 08   NASA launches DOD-2 on this day in history.  

Feb 10   3-judge panel of 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco strikes down Army's ban on homosexuals (later overturned by appeal) in the year 1988.  

Feb 10   In the year 1988 rocky Malebane-Metsing coup in Bophuthatswana fails  

Feb 11   On this day in history anthony M Kennedy appointed to the Supreme Court  

Feb 13   15th Winter Olympics games open at Calgary, Canada in the year 1988.  

Feb 13   European Community plans removal of inner boundaries on Jan 1, 1992 on this day in history.  

Feb 13   In the year 1988 the 15th Winter Olympics opens in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.  

Feb 14   Alfredo Stroessner re-elected President of Paraguay in the year 1988.  

Feb 14   Frederick Loewe, US composer (My Fair Lady), dies at 84 in the year 1988.  

Feb 14   In the year 1988 general hospital star Jackie Zeman marries Glenn Gorden  

Feb 15   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site in the year 1988.  

Feb 16   In the year 1988 first documented combat action by US military advisors in El Salvador  

Feb 18   On this day in history anthony M. Kennedy is sworn in as the 104th justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.  

Feb 20   On this day in history 500 die in heavy rains in Rio de Janeiro Brazil  

Feb 20   Brian Boitano wins Olympics gold medal in figure skating at Winter Olympics in Calgary, Alberta in the year 1988.  

Feb 20   On this day in history peter Kalikow purchases New York Post from Rupert Murdoch for $37.6 million  

Feb 21   Actor Dudley Moore marries actress Brogan Lane in the year 1988.  

Feb 21   Gustafson skates world record 10 km (13 48.20) on this day in history.  

Feb 21   Gustafson skates world record 10 km (13:48.20) on this day in history.  

Feb 21   In the year 1988 televangelist Jimmy Swaggart confesses his sins to his congregation  

Feb 23   On this day in history 15th Winter Olympics games opens in Calgary, Alberta  

Feb 23   On this day in history chicago gives Cubs right to install lights & play up to 18 night games  

Feb 23   Yvonne van Gennip skates female record 3k (4 11.94) in the year 1988.  

Feb 23   Yvonne van Gennip skates female record 3k (4:11.94) in the year 1988.  

Feb 24   On this day in history irwan Chanin, US theater builder, dies at 96  

Feb 24   Matti Nykanen becomes winter Olympics first triple gold medalist on this day in history.  

Feb 24   South African apartheid regime bans the UDF in the year 1988.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1988

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jun 07   On this day in history birth of milan Lucic, Canadian Hockey player (Boston Bruins)  

Jun 07   Michael Cera, American actor was born in the year 1988.  

Jul 12   Melissa O'Neil, Canadian singer was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1988 birth of ishant Sharma, Indian Cricketer  

Oct 23   On this day in history birth of nicolaj Agger, Danish football player  

Nov 06   In the year 1988 birth of erik Lund, Swedish footballer  

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   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 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   On this day in history brent Collins, soap actor (Another World), dies of heart attack at 46  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1988 gregory (Pappy) Boyington, ace WW II pilot, dies at 75 of cancer  

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