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Historical Events In 1988

Friday, 18 September 2020

Mar 11   Pham Hung, premier of Vietnam, dies at about 74 in the year 1988.  

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   On this day in history utrecht conservatory destroyed by fire  

Mar 12   Billie Rhodes, dies in the year 1988.  

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

Mar 13   In the year 1988 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   Eugene Marino of Atlanta, appointed first African American archbishop in the year 1988.  

Mar 15   In the year 1988 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   Dorothy Adams Foulger, actress (Laura, Devil Commands), dies at 88 in the year 1988.  

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

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

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

Mar 19   In the year 1988 yvonne van Gennip skates un-official world record 10 km (15 5.25)  

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 in the year 1988.  

Mar 20   Gil Evans, Canadian/US jazz composer (Out of the Cool), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 22   Congress overrides Reagan's veto of sweeping civil rights bill in the year 1988.  

Mar 24   In the year 1988 quarterback Dan Fouts retires  

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   Jan van den Weghe, Flemish writer, dies at about 67 in the year 1988.  

Mar 27   On this day in history world Ice Dance Championship in Budapest won by Bestemianova & Bukin (USSR)  

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

Mar 29   On this day in history uS Congress discontinues aid to Nicaraguan contras  

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   Michael Cera, American actor was born in the year 1988.  

Jul 12   On this day in history birth of melissa O'Neil, Canadian singer  

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

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

Sep 02   On this day in history birth of ishant Sharma, Indian Cricketer  

Oct 23   Nicolaj Agger, Danish football player was born in the year 1988.  

Nov 06   In the year 1988 birth of erik Lund, Swedish footballer  

Famous Deaths In 1988

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Leo Steiner, NY Carnegie Deli's owner, dies in the year 1988.  

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

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

Jan 05   "Pistol Pete" Mavarich, NBAer (Atlanta), dies of a heart attack at 40 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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