Historical Events In 1988
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Apr 22 In the year 1988 irene Rich, US actress (Beau Brumell, Champ), dies at 96
Apr 23 Arthur Michael, Lord Ramsey/archbishop of Canterbury, dies on this day in history.
Apr 24 E S "Bob" Newson, cricketer (S African fast bowler in 1930's), dies in the year 1988.
Apr 25 In the year 1988 "Nightline" goes on location to Jerusalem Israel
Apr 25 Boris Kremenliev, composer, dies at 76 in the year 1988.
Apr 25 NASA launches space vehicle S-211 in the year 1988.
Apr 26 In the year 1988 tNN Viewers choice awards-Randy Travis wins in 5 categories
Apr 28 On this day in history aloha Airlines Boeing 737 roof tears off in flight; kills stewardess
Apr 28 NJ Devils set all time playoff mark for penalty minutes on this day in history.
Apr 29 In the year 1988 "60 Minutes" newscaster Diane Sawyer weds Mike Nichols
Apr 29 In the year 1988 andrew Cruickshank, actor (Body in Library, Murder Most Foul), dies
Apr 29 In the year 1988 burt Reynolds & Loni Anderson marry
Apr 30 In the year 1988 james McCracken, US tenor, dies at 61
Apr 30 On this day in history world Exposition, Expo 88 opens in Brisbane Australia
May 01 In the year 1988 carroll Righter, astrologer, dies at 88 of postrate cancer
May 01 IRA attack in Roermond, kills 3 in the year 1988.
May 02 In the year 1988 jackson Pollock's "Search" sold for $4,800,000
May 02 Reds manager Pete Rose is suspended for 30 days for pushing an ump on this day in history.
May 03 On this day in history 4,200 kg Colombian cocaine in seized at Tarpon Springs FL
May 03 Jasper Johns' "Diver" sold for $4,200,000 on this day in history.
May 04 On this day in history uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
May 05 A live broadcast from the top of Mt Everest is made for the first time, by Japanese TV in the year 1988.
May 05 In the year 1988 eugene Antonio Marino became the first black Roman Catholic Bishop in the United States.
May 05 In the year 1988 george Rose, actor (Devil's Disciple, Hideaways), dies at 68
May 07 In the year 1988 harris Glenn Divine, dies of natural causes at 42
May 07 On this day in history uSSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
May 08 In the year 1988 françois Mitterrand elected President of France
May 08 On this day in history mike Tyson crashes his $183,000 Bently on Varick St in NYC
May 08 Robert A Heinlein, sci-fi writer (Friday), dies of heart failure at 80 in the year 1988.
May 09 Australia's new parliament house is opened by Queen Elizabeth on this day in history.
May 09 On this day in history belgium 8th Government of Martens forms
May 09 In the year 1988 belgium: 8th Government of Martens forms
May 10 Edgar Degas' "Danseresje of 14" sold for $10,120,000 in the year 1988.
May 11 On this day in history france performs nuclear test