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Historical Events In 1988

Thursday, 06 May 2021

Mar 31   On this day in history death of Sir William McMahon, Australian Liberal prime minister  

Mar 31   Last East Limburg coal mine closes in Gent Belgium on this day in history.  

Mar 31   On this day in history talib Rasul Hakim, composer, dies at 48  

Apr 01   In the year 1988 iran accuses Iraq of using mustard gas on civilians  

Apr 01   On this day in history jim Jordan radio's Fibber McGee, dies at 91 in a fall  

Apr 01   Jim Jordan, actor (Fibber McGee), dies from a blod clot at 91 in the year 1988.  

Apr 03   17th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Amy Alcott on this day in history.  

Apr 03   7th NCAA Women's Basketball Champion Louisiana Tech beat Auburn 56-54 on this day in history.  

Apr 03   In the year 1988 mario Lemieux wins NHL scoring title, stopping Gretzky's 7 year streak  

Apr 03   On this day in history milton A Caniff, US cartoonist (Terry & the Pirates), dies at 81  

Apr 03   New Jersey Devils beat Chicago Blackhawks, 4-3 in OT, to clinch their 1st ever playoff spot in the year 1988.  

Apr 03   In the year 1988 somalia & Ethiopia sign accord about Ogaden desert  

Apr 03   USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR on this day in history.  

Apr 04   On this day in history 50th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship Kansas beat Oklahoma 83-79  

Apr 04   In the year 1988 eddie Hill becomes 1st to drag race a mile in under 5 seconds  

Apr 04   On this day in history largest crowd (55,438) at a season game at Riverfront (Cincinnati Reds vs St Louis Cardinals)  

Apr 04   Last broadcast of "Crossroads" on British TV on this day in history.  

Apr 04   New York Mets set Opening Day record with 6 homeruns on this day in history.  

Apr 05   On this day in history alf Kjellin, Swedish actor/director (Juggler), dies  

Apr 05   In the year 1988 democratic convention picks Michael Dukakis as their pres candidate  

Apr 07   On this day in history cesar Bresgen, Austrian composer/organist, dies at 74  

Apr 08   In the year 1988 jim Jordan radio's Fibber McGee, dies at 91 in a fall  

Apr 09   Brook Benton, singer (Just a Matter of Time), dies at 56 of meningitis in the year 1988.  

Apr 09   US imposes economic sanctions on Panama on this day in history.  

Apr 10   Cliff Gladwin, cricketer (8 Tests for England 1947-49), dies on this day in history.  

Apr 11   In the year 1988 david Prater, US singer (Sam & Dave-Soul Man), dies in car crash at 50  

Apr 12   Alan Stewart Paton, writer, dies in the year 1988.  

Apr 14   On this day in history herbert Reynolds Inch, composer, dies at 83  

Apr 14   In the year 1988 uSS Samuel B. Roberts struck Iranian mine off Qatar  

Apr 15   Hendrikus G "Han" Hoekstra, Dutch poet (Zandloper), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Apr 16   Abu Jihad, [Khalil al-Wazzir], PLO-leader, murdered on this day in history.  

Apr 17   Eva Novak, actress (Medicine Man), dies of pneumonia at 90 on this day in history.  

Apr 18   On this day in history barbra Striesand records "Warm All Over"  

Apr 21   Barbra Striesand records "You'll Never Know" 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   Michael Cera, American actor was born in the year 1988.  

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   In the year 1988 birth of nicolaj Agger, Danish football player  

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   On this day in history leo Steiner, NY Carnegie Deli's owner, dies  

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

Jan 04   Lily Laskine, French harpist (b. 1893) died on this day in history.  

Jan 05   "Pistol Pete" Mavarich, NBAer (Atlanta), dies of a heart attack at 40 in the year 1988.  

Jan 06   Brent Collins, soap actor (Another World), dies of heart attack at 46 on this day in history.  

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

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