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Historical Events In 1988

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Feb 05   On this day in history panamanian General Manuel Noriega indicted by US grand jury for drugs  

Feb 05   On this day in history the first prime-time wrestling match in 30 years-Andre the Giant beats Hulk Hogan  

Feb 06   In the year 1988 lee Goodman, actor (Imitation of Life), dies of TB at 64  

Feb 06   USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR on this day in history.  

Feb 07   Heavyweight boxing champ Mike Tyson marries actress Robin Givens on this day in history.  

Feb 07   In the year 1988 lin[wood V] Carter, US, sci-fi writer (Lost World of Time), dies at 57  

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

Feb 08   NASA launches DOD-2 in the year 1988.  

Feb 10   On this day in history 3-judge panel of 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco strikes down Army's ban on homosexuals (later overturned by appeal)  

Feb 10   Rocky Malebane-Metsing coup in Bophuthatswana fails in the year 1988.  

Feb 11   Anthony M Kennedy appointed to the Supreme Court in the year 1988.  

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

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

Feb 13   On this day in history the 15th Winter Olympics opens in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.  

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

Feb 14   On this day in history frederick Loewe, US composer (My Fair Lady), dies at 84  

Feb 14   General hospital star Jackie Zeman marries Glenn Gorden on this day in history.  

Feb 15   In the year 1988 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

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

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

Feb 20   In the year 1988 500 die in heavy rains in Rio de Janeiro Brazil  

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

Feb 20   Peter Kalikow purchases New York Post from Rupert Murdoch for $37.6 million in the year 1988.  

Feb 21   In the year 1988 actor Dudley Moore marries actress Brogan Lane  

Feb 21   On this day in history gustafson skates world record 10 km (13 48.20)  

Feb 21   On this day in history gustafson skates world record 10 km (13:48.20)  

Feb 21   Televangelist Jimmy Swaggart confesses his sins to his congregation in the year 1988.  

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

Feb 23   Chicago gives Cubs right to install lights & play up to 18 night games on this day in history.  

Feb 23   On this day in history yvonne van Gennip skates female record 3k (4 11.94)  

Feb 23   Yvonne van Gennip skates female record 3k (4:11.94) on this day in history.  

Feb 24   Irwan Chanin, US theater builder, dies at 96 in the year 1988.  

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

Feb 24   On this day in history south African apartheid regime bans the UDF  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jul 12   On this day in history 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 in the year 1988.  

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   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   Trevor Howard, actor (Ryan's Daughter), dies of bronchitis at 71 in the year 1988.  

Jan 08   Frank Pace Jr, US Secretary of Army (1950-53), dies at 76 in the year 1988.  

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

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