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Historical Events In 1988

Thursday, 19 May 2022

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 25   In the year 1988 boris Kremenliev, composer, dies at 76  

Apr 25   NASA launches space vehicle S-211 on this day in history.  

Apr 26   In the year 1988 tNN Viewers choice awards-Randy Travis wins in 5 categories  

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

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

Apr 29   "60 Minutes" newscaster Diane Sawyer weds Mike Nichols in the year 1988.  

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

Apr 29   Burt Reynolds & Loni Anderson marry in the year 1988.  

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   Jackson Pollock's "Search" sold for $4,800,000 in the year 1988.  

May 02   Reds manager Pete Rose is suspended for 30 days for pushing an ump in the year 1988.  

May 03   4,200 kg Colombian cocaine in seized at Tarpon Springs FL in the year 1988.  

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   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   François Mitterrand elected President of France in the year 1988.  

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   In the year 1988 australia's new parliament house is opened by Queen Elizabeth  

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   In the year 1988 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   Milan Lucic, Canadian Hockey player (Boston Bruins) was born on this day in history.  

Jun 07   Michael Cera, American actor was born in the year 1988.  

Jul 12   Melissa O'Neil, Canadian singer was born on this day in history.  

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   Ishant Sharma, Indian Cricketer was born on this day in history.  

Oct 23   Nicolaj Agger, Danish football player was born in the year 1988.  

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   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   Lily Laskine, French harpist (b. 1893) died on this day in history.  

Jan 05   "Pistol Pete" Mavarich, NBAer (Atlanta), dies of a heart attack at 40 in the year 1988.  

Jan 06   On this day in history brent Collins, soap actor (Another World), dies of heart attack at 46  

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   On this day in history gregory (Pappy) Boyington, ace WW II pilot, dies at 75 of cancer  

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