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Historical Events In 1988

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Mar 11   In the year 1988 pham Hung, premier of Vietnam, dies at about 74  

Mar 11   In the year 1988 the £1 note ceases to be legal tender, replaced by £1 coin (a big run on belts to kep one's pants up)  

Mar 11   Utrecht conservatory destroyed by fire on this day in history.  

Mar 12   Billie Rhodes, dies in the year 1988.  

Mar 13   On this day in history 14th People's Choice Awards Fatal Attraction, Bill Cosby win  

Mar 13   14th People's Choice Awards: Fatal Attraction, Bill Cosby win on this day in history.  

Mar 13   In the year 1988 olive Carey, actress (Affairs With a Stranger), dies at 92  

Mar 14   In the year 1988 iran and Iraq unleash missiles on each other's capitals as so-called "war of the cities" erupts.  

Mar 15   In the year 1988 dmitri F Polyakov, Russian secret-general/top spy for US, executed  

Mar 15   Eugene Marino of Atlanta, appointed first African American archbishop on this day in history.  

Mar 15   In the year 1988 nASA reports accelerated breakdown of ozone layer by CFK  

Mar 16   In the year 1988 as part of the Iran-Contra affair, Lieutenant Colonel Oliver L. North and Vice Admiral John M. Poindexter of the National Security Council (NSC) are indicted on charges of conspiracy to defraud the United States  

Mar 16   Dorothy Adams Foulger, actress (Laura, Devil Commands), dies at 88 on this day in history.  

Mar 16   Federal grand jury indicts Marine Lt. Col. Oliver L. North &Navy Vice Adm. John M. Poindexter in Iran-Contra affair in the year 1988.  

Mar 16   North-Ireland Protestant fires on Catholic funeral, 3 killed in the year 1988.  

Mar 16   In the year 1988 uS sends 3000 soldiers to Nicaragua's neighbor Honduras  

Mar 17   On this day in history iran says Iraq uses poison gas  

Mar 17   On this day in history reg Sinfield, cricketer (one Test for England v Australia 1938), dies  

Mar 19   In the year 1988 2 British soldiers lynched in Belfast North Ireland  

Mar 19   Em Winter was born! on this day in history.  

Mar 19   Yvonne van Gennip skates un-official world record 10 km (15 5.25) on this day in history.  

Mar 19   Yvonne van Gennip skates un-official world record 10 km (15 :5.25) in the year 1988.  

Mar 20   In the year 1988 david Henry Hwang's "M Butterfly", premieres in New York NY  

Mar 20   Gil Evans, Canadian/US jazz composer (Out of the Cool), dies at 75 in the year 1988.  

Mar 20   In the year 1988 mike Tyson KOs Tony Tubbs in 2 for heavyweight boxing title  

Mar 22   On this day in history congress overrides Reagan's veto of sweeping civil rights bill  

Mar 24   Quarterback Dan Fouts retires in the year 1988.  

Mar 25   In the year 1988 nASA launches space vehicle S-206  

Mar 25   Robin Givens demands full access to husband Mike Tyson's money on this day in history.  

Mar 27   In the year 1988 jan van den Weghe, Flemish writer, dies at about 67  

Mar 27   World Ice Dance Championship in Budapest won by Bestemianova & Bukin (USSR) on this day in history.  

Mar 27   Wrestlemania IV at Trump Plaza, "Macho Man" Savage pins Ted Dibiase in the year 1988.  

Mar 29   US Congress discontinues aid to Nicaraguan contras on this day in history.  

Mar 30   second Soul Train Music Awards in the year 1988.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1988

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jun 07   In the year 1988 birth of milan Lucic, Canadian Hockey player (Boston Bruins)  

Jun 07   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Aug 07   Melody Oliveria, American internet blogger was born on this day in history.  

Sep 02   Ishant Sharma, Indian Cricketer was born on this day in history.  

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

Nov 06   Erik Lund, Swedish footballer was born in the year 1988.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1988 death of lily Laskine, French harpist (b. 1893)  

Jan 05   In the year 1988 "Pistol Pete" Mavarich, NBAer (Atlanta), dies of a heart attack at 40  

Jan 06   Brent Collins, soap actor (Another World), dies of heart attack at 46 in the year 1988.  

Jan 07   In the year 1988 trevor Howard, actor (Ryan's Daughter), dies of bronchitis at 71  

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

Jan 11   On this day in history gregory (Pappy) Boyington, ace WW II pilot, dies at 75 of cancer  

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