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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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1988

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jun 07   In the year 1988 birth of milan Lucic, Canadian Hockey player (Boston Bruins)  

Jun 07   In the year 1988 birth of michael Cera, American actor  

Jul 12   Melissa O'Neil, Canadian singer was born in the year 1988.  

Jul 13   In the year 1988 birth of steven R. McQueen, American Actor  

Aug 07   Melody Oliveria, American internet blogger was born on this day in history.  

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

Oct 23   In the year 1988 birth of nicolaj Agger, Danish football player  

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   In the year 1988 leo Steiner, NY Carnegie Deli's owner, dies  

Jan 03   On this day in history gaston Eyskens, PM of Belgium (1949, 1958-61, 1968-72), dies at 82  

Jan 04   In the year 1988 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 11   Gregory (Pappy) Boyington, ace WW II pilot, dies at 75 of cancer on this day in history.  

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