Historical Events In 1988
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Feb 24 On this day in history supreme Court votes 8-0 Jerry Falwell cannot collect for Hustler parody
Feb 25 On this day in history amapola Del Vando, actress (Cowboy), dies at 78
Feb 25 Bruce Springsteen "Tunnel of Love Tour," begins in Worcester MA in the year 1988.
Feb 25 South Korea adopts constitution in the year 1988.
Feb 26 Christa Rotherburger (GDR) skates ladies world record 1000 meter (1 17.65) on this day in history.
Feb 26 Christa Rotherburger (GDR) skates ladies world record 1000 meter (1:17.65) in the year 1988.
Feb 27 On this day in history ayako Okamoto wins LPGA Orient Leasing Hawaiian Ladies Golf Open
Feb 27 Bonnie Blair (US) wins Olympics 500 meter speed skating in record 39.1 in the year 1988.
Feb 27 On this day in history gulfstream G-IV goes around the world 36 08 34
Feb 27 In the year 1988 katarina Witt (GDR) wins 2nd consecutive Olympics figure skating
Feb 28 On this day in history 15th Winter Olympics games close at Calgary, Canada
Feb 28 Anti-Armenian pogrom in Azerbaijan, 30 killed on this day in history.
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 Mark Greatbatch scores 107 vs England on Test Cricket debut on this day in history.
Feb 29 Nazi document implicates Waldheim in WWII deportations on this day in history.
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 Jean Le Poulain, actor (Divine), dies at 63 in the year 1988.
Mar 01 In the year 1988 pontiac announces the end of the Fiero automobile
Mar 01 In the year 1988 wayne Gretzky passes Gordie Howe with his record 1,050th NHL assist
Mar 02 In the year 1988 dutch Liberal Party merged with SDP
Mar 03 Lois Wilson, actress (Crash, Deluge, Bright Eyes), dies on this day in history.
Mar 06 On this day in history 3 IRA suspects were shot dead in Gibraltar by SAS officers
Mar 06 In the year 1988 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 On this day in history konstantin Iliev, composer, dies at 63
Mar 07 In the year 1988 divine, [Harris Milstead], female impersonator (Pink Flamingos), dies
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 Andy Gibb, singer, dies of heart infection at 30 in the year 1988.
Mar 10 Avalanche at Swiss Ski resort "Klosters" nearly kills Prince Charles on this day in history.