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Historical Events In 1988

Saturday, 18 September 2021

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

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

Mar 12   On this day in history billie Rhodes, dies  

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

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

Mar 13   Olive Carey, actress (Affairs With a Stranger), dies at 92 on this day in history.  

Mar 14   On this day in history iran and Iraq unleash missiles on each other's capitals as so-called "war of the cities" erupts.  

Mar 15   Dmitri F Polyakov, Russian secret-general/top spy for US, executed in the year 1988.  

Mar 15   In the year 1988 eugene Marino of Atlanta, appointed first African American archbishop  

Mar 15   On this day in history nASA reports accelerated breakdown of ozone layer by CFK  

Mar 16   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 on this day in history.  

Mar 16   On this day in history dorothy Adams Foulger, actress (Laura, Devil Commands), dies at 88  

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

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

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

Mar 17   In the year 1988 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   In the year 1988 yvonne van Gennip skates un-official world record 10 km (15 :5.25)  

Mar 20   David Henry Hwang's "M Butterfly", premieres in New York NY on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   Jan van den Weghe, Flemish writer, dies at about 67 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jun 07   Michael Cera, American actor was born on this day in history.  

Jul 12   Melissa O'Neil, Canadian singer was born in the year 1988.  

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

Aug 07   Melody Oliveria, American internet blogger was born in the year 1988.  

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   Erik Lund, Swedish footballer was born on this day in history.  

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   Gaston Eyskens, PM of Belgium (1949, 1958-61, 1968-72), dies at 82 in the year 1988.  

Jan 04   On this day in history death of lily Laskine, French harpist (b. 1893)  

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 in the year 1988.  

Jan 08   On this day in history frank Pace Jr, US Secretary of Army (1950-53), dies at 76  

Jan 11   In the year 1988 gregory (Pappy) Boyington, ace WW II pilot, dies at 75 of cancer  

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