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Historical Events In 1988

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

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   Utrecht conservatory destroyed by fire in the year 1988.  

Mar 12   On this day in history billie Rhodes, dies  

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 in the year 1988.  

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

Mar 15   NASA reports accelerated breakdown of ozone layer by CFK in the year 1988.  

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   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   US sends 3000 soldiers to Nicaragua's neighbor Honduras in the year 1988.  

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

Mar 17   In the year 1988 reg Sinfield, cricketer (one Test for England v Australia 1938), dies  

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

Mar 19   Em Winter was born! 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 19   Yvonne van Gennip skates un-official world record 10 km (15 :5.25) on this day in history.  

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

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   Quarterback Dan Fouts retires on this day in history.  

Mar 25   NASA launches space vehicle S-206 in the year 1988.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 27   In the year 1988 wrestlemania IV at Trump Plaza, "Macho Man" Savage pins Ted Dibiase  

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

Mar 30   On this day in history second Soul Train Music Awards  

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Famous Birthdays In 1988

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jun 07   On this day in history birth of milan Lucic, Canadian Hockey player (Boston Bruins)  

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

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

Jul 13   On this day in history birth of steven R. McQueen, American Actor  

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

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

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

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

Jan 07   Trevor Howard, actor (Ryan's Daughter), dies of bronchitis at 71 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1988.  

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