Historical Events In 1988
Thursday, 06 May 2021
Apr 22 Irene Rich, US actress (Beau Brumell, Champ), dies at 96 on this day in history.
Apr 23 In the year 1988 arthur Michael, Lord Ramsey/archbishop of Canterbury, dies
Apr 24 E S "Bob" Newson, cricketer (S African fast bowler in 1930's), dies in the year 1988.
Apr 25 "Nightline" goes on location to Jerusalem Israel in the year 1988.
Apr 25 Boris Kremenliev, composer, dies at 76 in the year 1988.
Apr 25 NASA launches space vehicle S-211 on this day in history.
Apr 26 On this day in history 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 in the year 1988.
Apr 29 On this day in history "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 On this day in history 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 Carroll Righter, astrologer, dies at 88 of postrate cancer in the year 1988.
May 01 On this day in history iRA attack in Roermond, kills 3
May 02 On this day in history 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 In the year 1988 jasper Johns' "Diver" sold for $4,200,000
May 04 In the year 1988 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 Eugene Antonio Marino became the first black Roman Catholic Bishop in the United States in the year 1988.
May 05 On this day in history 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 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 On this day in history robert A Heinlein, sci-fi writer (Friday), dies of heart failure at 80
May 09 On this day in history australia's new parliament house is opened by Queen Elizabeth
May 09 In the year 1988 belgium 8th Government of Martens forms
May 09 Belgium: 8th Government of Martens forms in the year 1988.
May 10 Edgar Degas' "Danseresje of 14" sold for $10,120,000 on this day in history.
May 11 France performs nuclear test in the year 1988.