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Historical Events In 1988

Thursday, 24 September 2020

Apr 22   On this day in history irene Rich, US actress (Beau Brumell, Champ), dies at 96  

Apr 23   On this day in history arthur Michael, Lord Ramsey/archbishop of Canterbury, dies  

Apr 24   E S "Bob" Newson, cricketer (S African fast bowler in 1930's), dies on this day in history.  

Apr 25   "Nightline" goes on location to Jerusalem Israel on this day in history.  

Apr 25   On this day in history boris Kremenliev, composer, dies at 76  

Apr 25   On this day in history nASA launches space vehicle S-211  

Apr 26   TNN Viewers choice awards-Randy Travis wins in 5 categories on this day in history.  

Apr 28   In the year 1988 aloha Airlines Boeing 737 roof tears off in flight; kills stewardess  

Apr 28   On this day in history nJ Devils set all time playoff mark for penalty minutes  

Apr 29   On this day in history "60 Minutes" newscaster Diane Sawyer weds Mike Nichols  

Apr 29   Andrew Cruickshank, actor (Body in Library, Murder Most Foul), dies in the year 1988.  

Apr 29   On this day in history burt Reynolds & Loni Anderson marry  

Apr 30   On this day in history james McCracken, US tenor, dies at 61  

Apr 30   World Exposition, Expo 88 opens in Brisbane Australia on this day in history.  

May 01   On this day in history carroll Righter, astrologer, dies at 88 of postrate cancer  

May 01   In the year 1988 iRA attack in Roermond, kills 3  

May 02   In the year 1988 jackson Pollock's "Search" sold for $4,800,000  

May 02   On this day in history reds manager Pete Rose is suspended for 30 days for pushing an ump  

May 03   4,200 kg Colombian cocaine in seized at Tarpon Springs FL on this day in history.  

May 03   On this day in history jasper Johns' "Diver" sold for $4,200,000  

May 04   On this day in history uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR  

May 05   In the year 1988 a live broadcast from the top of Mt Everest is made for the first time, by Japanese TV  

May 05   Eugene Antonio Marino became the first black Roman Catholic Bishop in the United States on this day in history.  

May 05   George Rose, actor (Devil's Disciple, Hideaways), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

May 07   Harris Glenn Divine, dies of natural causes at 42 on this day in history.  

May 07   USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR in the year 1988.  

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   In the year 1988 robert A Heinlein, sci-fi writer (Friday), dies of heart failure at 80  

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   On this day in history edgar Degas' "Danseresje of 14" sold for $10,120,000  

May 11   France performs nuclear test in the year 1988.  

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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   On this day in history birth of michael Cera, American actor  

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   On this day in history birth of melody Oliveria, American internet blogger  

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

Oct 23   Nicolaj Agger, Danish football player was born on this day in history.  

Nov 06   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of lily Laskine, French harpist (b. 1893)  

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   On this day in history trevor Howard, actor (Ryan's Daughter), dies of bronchitis at 71  

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

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

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