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.