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.