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Historical Events In 1988

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Apr 22   Irene Rich, US actress (Beau Brumell, Champ), dies at 96 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 24   In the year 1988 e S "Bob" Newson, cricketer (S African fast bowler in 1930's), dies  

Apr 25   In the year 1988 "Nightline" goes on location to Jerusalem Israel  

Apr 25   In the year 1988 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   Aloha Airlines Boeing 737 roof tears off in flight; kills stewardess on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 29   Burt Reynolds & Loni Anderson marry on this day in history.  

Apr 30   James McCracken, US tenor, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Apr 30   World Exposition, Expo 88 opens in Brisbane Australia in the year 1988.  

May 01   Carroll Righter, astrologer, dies at 88 of postrate cancer on this day in history.  

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 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 on this day in history.  

May 05   In the year 1988 eugene Antonio Marino became the first black Roman Catholic Bishop in the United States.  

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   In the year 1988 uSSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR  

May 08   On this day in history françois Mitterrand elected President of France  

May 08   In the year 1988 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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   Milan Lucic, Canadian Hockey player (Boston Bruins) was born in the year 1988.  

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   On this day in history birth of steven R. McQueen, American Actor  

Aug 07   On this day in history birth of melody Oliveria, American internet blogger  

Sep 02   Ishant Sharma, Indian Cricketer was born in the year 1988.  

Oct 23   On this day in history birth of nicolaj Agger, Danish football player  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history death of lily Laskine, French harpist (b. 1893)  

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

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   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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