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