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Historical Events In 1988

Thursday, 09 July 2020

Mar 11   Pham Hung, premier of Vietnam, dies at about 74 on this day in history.  

Mar 11   The £1 note ceases to be legal tender, replaced by £1 coin (a big run on belts to kep one's pants up) on this day in history.  

Mar 11   On this day in history utrecht conservatory destroyed by fire  

Mar 12   In the year 1988 billie Rhodes, dies  

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

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   On this day in history dmitri F Polyakov, Russian secret-general/top spy for US, executed  

Mar 15   On this day in history eugene Marino of Atlanta, appointed first African American archbishop  

Mar 15   NASA reports accelerated breakdown of ozone layer by CFK on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 16   On this day in history north-Ireland Protestant fires on Catholic funeral, 3 killed  

Mar 16   US sends 3000 soldiers to Nicaragua's neighbor Honduras on this day in history.  

Mar 17   Iran says Iraq uses poison gas on this day in history.  

Mar 17   Reg Sinfield, cricketer (one Test for England v Australia 1938), dies on this day in history.  

Mar 19   On this day in history 2 British soldiers lynched in Belfast North Ireland  

Mar 19   On this day in history em Winter was born!  

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

Mar 19   On this day in history yvonne van Gennip skates un-official world record 10 km (15 :5.25)  

Mar 20   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Mar 20   Mike Tyson KOs Tony Tubbs in 2 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.  

Mar 22   In the year 1988 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   In the year 1988 robin Givens demands full access to husband Mike Tyson's money  

Mar 27   On this day in history jan van den Weghe, Flemish writer, dies at about 67  

Mar 27   World Ice Dance Championship in Budapest won by Bestemianova & Bukin (USSR) in the year 1988.  

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 on this day in history.  

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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 in the year 1988.  

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

Jul 12   In the year 1988 birth of melissa O'Neil, Canadian singer  

Jul 13   Steven R. McQueen, American Actor was born on this day in history.  

Aug 07   On this day in history birth of melody Oliveria, American internet blogger  

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

Oct 23   On this day in history birth of nicolaj Agger, Danish football player  

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   In the year 1988 leo Steiner, NY Carnegie Deli's owner, dies  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   In the year 1988 brent Collins, soap actor (Another World), dies of heart attack at 46  

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

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

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

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