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Historical Events In 1988

Friday, 18 September 2020

Feb 24   Supreme Court votes 8-0 Jerry Falwell cannot collect for Hustler parody on this day in history.  

Feb 25   Amapola Del Vando, actress (Cowboy), dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Feb 25   Bruce Springsteen "Tunnel of Love Tour," begins in Worcester MA in the year 1988.  

Feb 25   In the year 1988 south Korea adopts constitution  

Feb 26   Christa Rotherburger (GDR) skates ladies world record 1000 meter (1 17.65) on this day in history.  

Feb 26   In the year 1988 christa Rotherburger (GDR) skates ladies world record 1000 meter (1:17.65)  

Feb 27   Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA Orient Leasing Hawaiian Ladies Golf Open on this day in history.  

Feb 27   On this day in history bonnie Blair (US) wins Olympics 500 meter speed skating in record 39.1  

Feb 27   On this day in history gulfstream G-IV goes around the world 36 08 34  

Feb 27   Katarina Witt (GDR) wins 2nd consecutive Olympics figure skating in the year 1988.  

Feb 28   On this day in history 15th Winter Olympics games close at Calgary, Canada  

Feb 28   In the year 1988 anti-Armenian pogrom in Azerbaijan, 30 killed  

Feb 28   On this day in history mikha`il Na'imah, Lebanese playwright, dies at 99  

Feb 29   In the year 1988 kWK-FM in St Louis Missouri changes call letters to WKBG  

Feb 29   On this day in history mark Greatbatch scores 107 vs England on Test Cricket debut  

Feb 29   On this day in history nazi document implicates Waldheim in WWII deportations  

Feb 29   NYC Mayor Koch calls Reagan a "WIMP" in the war on drugs on this day in history.  

Mar 01   In the year 1988 courtney Gibbs Eplin, 21, (Texas), crowned 37th Miss USA  

Mar 01   In the year 1988 iraq says it launched 16 missiles into Tehran  

Mar 01   On this day in history jean Le Poulain, actor (Divine), dies at 63  

Mar 01   In the year 1988 pontiac announces the end of the Fiero automobile  

Mar 01   Wayne Gretzky passes Gordie Howe with his record 1,050th NHL assist in the year 1988.  

Mar 02   On this day in history dutch Liberal Party merged with SDP  

Mar 03   Lois Wilson, actress (Crash, Deluge, Bright Eyes), dies in the year 1988.  

Mar 06   On this day in history 3 IRA suspects were shot dead in Gibraltar by SAS officers  

Mar 06   On this day in history in the Gulf of Alaska a 7.7 earthquake was felt in parts of Alaska, but little damage on land however an estimated 5,000 dollars damage caused to the ships Exxon North Slope, Exxon Boston and Exxon New Orleans  

Mar 06   In the year 1988 konstantin Iliev, composer, dies at 63  

Mar 07   Divine, [Harris Milstead], female impersonator (Pink Flamingos), dies in the year 1988.  

Mar 07   In the year 1988 howard Stern's first pay-per-view "Underpants &Negligee Party"  

Mar 07   On this day in history uSSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR  

Mar 09   Kurt Georg Kiesinger, West German chancellor (1966-69), dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Mar 09   In the year 1988 president Reagan presides at unveiling of Knute Rockne stamp  

Mar 10   In the year 1988 andy Gibb, singer, dies of heart infection at 30  

Mar 10   In the year 1988 avalanche at Swiss Ski resort "Klosters" nearly kills Prince Charles  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jun 07   In the year 1988 birth of michael Cera, American actor  

Jul 12   On this day in history birth of melissa O'Neil, Canadian singer  

Jul 13   Steven R. McQueen, American Actor was born in the year 1988.  

Aug 07   In the year 1988 birth of melody Oliveria, American internet blogger  

Sep 02   Ishant Sharma, Indian Cricketer was born in the year 1988.  

Oct 23   Nicolaj Agger, Danish football player was born on this day in history.  

Nov 06   On this day in history birth of erik Lund, Swedish footballer  

Famous Deaths In 1988

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Leo Steiner, NY Carnegie Deli's owner, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Gaston Eyskens, PM of Belgium (1949, 1958-61, 1968-72), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history "Pistol Pete" Mavarich, NBAer (Atlanta), dies of a heart attack at 40  

Jan 06   In the year 1988 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   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 on this day in history.  

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