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Historical Events In 1988

Thursday, 24 September 2020

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   Iran accuses Iraq of using mustard gas on civilians in the year 1988.  

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

Apr 01   In the year 1988 jim Jordan, actor (Fibber McGee), dies from a blod clot at 91  

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

Apr 03   In the year 1988 7th NCAA Women's Basketball Champion Louisiana Tech beat Auburn 56-54  

Apr 03   Mario Lemieux wins NHL scoring title, stopping Gretzky's 7 year streak in the year 1988.  

Apr 03   In the year 1988 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   On this day in history uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR  

Apr 04   In the year 1988 50th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship Kansas beat Oklahoma 83-79  

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

Apr 04   Largest crowd (55,438) at a season game at Riverfront (Cincinnati Reds vs St Louis Cardinals) in the year 1988.  

Apr 04   On this day in history last broadcast of "Crossroads" on British TV  

Apr 04   In the year 1988 new York Mets set Opening Day record with 6 homeruns  

Apr 05   Alf Kjellin, Swedish actor/director (Juggler), dies on this day in history.  

Apr 05   On this day in history democratic convention picks Michael Dukakis as their pres candidate  

Apr 07   In the year 1988 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 on this day in history.  

Apr 09   US imposes economic sanctions on Panama in the year 1988.  

Apr 10   Cliff Gladwin, cricketer (8 Tests for England 1947-49), dies in the year 1988.  

Apr 11   David Prater, US singer (Sam & Dave-Soul Man), dies in car crash at 50 on this day in history.  

Apr 12   In the year 1988 alan Stewart Paton, writer, dies  

Apr 14   In the year 1988 herbert Reynolds Inch, composer, dies at 83  

Apr 14   USS Samuel B. Roberts struck Iranian mine off Qatar in the year 1988.  

Apr 15   Hendrikus G "Han" Hoekstra, Dutch poet (Zandloper), dies at 81 in the year 1988.  

Apr 16   Abu Jihad, [Khalil al-Wazzir], PLO-leader, murdered in the year 1988.  

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

Apr 18   In the year 1988 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   On this day in history birth of milan Lucic, Canadian Hockey player (Boston Bruins)  

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   In the year 1988 birth of steven R. McQueen, American Actor  

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

Sep 02   In the year 1988 birth of ishant Sharma, Indian Cricketer  

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   In the year 1988 leo Steiner, NY Carnegie Deli's owner, dies  

Jan 03   In the year 1988 gaston Eyskens, PM of Belgium (1949, 1958-61, 1968-72), dies at 82  

Jan 04   In the year 1988 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   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   In the year 1988 frank Pace Jr, US Secretary of Army (1950-53), dies at 76  

Jan 11   Gregory (Pappy) Boyington, ace WW II pilot, dies at 75 of cancer in the year 1988.  

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