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Historical Events In 1988

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Mar 31   Death of Sir William McMahon, Australian Liberal prime minister on this day in history.  

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

Mar 31   In the year 1988 talib Rasul Hakim, composer, dies at 48  

Apr 01   On this day in history iran accuses Iraq of using mustard gas on civilians  

Apr 01   In the year 1988 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   On this day in history 17th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Amy Alcott  

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

Apr 03   On this day in history mario Lemieux wins NHL scoring title, stopping Gretzky's 7 year streak  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 03   Somalia & Ethiopia sign accord about Ogaden desert on this day in history.  

Apr 03   In the year 1988 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   In the year 1988 largest crowd (55,438) at a season game at Riverfront (Cincinnati Reds vs St Louis Cardinals)  

Apr 04   In the year 1988 last broadcast of "Crossroads" on British TV  

Apr 04   On this day in history new York Mets set Opening Day record with 6 homeruns  

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

Apr 05   Democratic convention picks Michael Dukakis as their pres candidate in the year 1988.  

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

Apr 08   On this day in history jim Jordan radio's Fibber McGee, dies at 91 in a fall  

Apr 09   On this day in history brook Benton, singer (Just a Matter of Time), dies at 56 of meningitis  

Apr 09   In the year 1988 uS imposes economic sanctions on Panama  

Apr 10   In the year 1988 cliff Gladwin, cricketer (8 Tests for England 1947-49), dies  

Apr 11   On this day in history 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   Herbert Reynolds Inch, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1988.  

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

Apr 15   In the year 1988 hendrikus G "Han" Hoekstra, Dutch poet (Zandloper), dies at 81  

Apr 16   On this day in history abu Jihad, [Khalil al-Wazzir], PLO-leader, murdered  

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

Apr 18   Barbra Striesand records "Warm All Over" on this day in history.  

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

Jul 13   Steven R. McQueen, American Actor was born on this day in history.  

Aug 07   In the year 1988 birth of melody Oliveria, American internet blogger  

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   Erik Lund, Swedish footballer was born in the year 1988.  

Famous Deaths In 1988

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Leo Steiner, NY Carnegie Deli's owner, dies on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1988 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Trevor Howard, actor (Ryan's Daughter), dies of bronchitis at 71 in the year 1988.  

Jan 08   Frank Pace Jr, US Secretary of Army (1950-53), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1988 gregory (Pappy) Boyington, ace WW II pilot, dies at 75 of cancer  

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