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Historical Events In 1988

Wednesday, 12 May 2021

May 11   H A R (Kim) Philby, British double agent, dies in the year 1988.  

May 11   In the year 1988 kV Mechelen wins 28th Europe Cup II  

May 11   Mario Andretti records fastest Indianapolis 500 lap (221.565 mph) in the year 1988.  

May 13   Chet Baker, jazz trumpeter, fell to death out of a hotel window at 59 on this day in history.  

May 14   In the year 1988 willem Drees, PM of Netherland (1948-58), dies at 101  

May 15   Andrew Duggan, actor (Jigsaw, Firehouse), dies of cancer at 64 on this day in history.  

May 15   Moscow begins withdrawing its 115,000 troops in Afghánistán in the year 1988.  

May 15   Soviet troops begin their withdrawl from Afghanistan on this day in history.  

May 16   Kay Baxter, best bodybuilder in the world (1983-85), dies in car crash at 42 on this day in history.  

May 16   Surgeon General C Everett Koop reports nicotine as addictive as heroin on this day in history.  

May 16   The U S Supreme Court rules that police can search discarded garbage without a search warrant in the year 1988.  

May 16   In the year 1988 uS Supreme Court rules trash may be searched without a warrant  

May 18   Daws Butler, cartoon voice (Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

May 19   In the year 1988 carlos Lehder Rivas, of Colombia's Medellín drug cartel, is convicted in Florida for smuggling more than 3 tons of cocaine into US  

May 19   On this day in history virginia Farmer, actresss (Cyrano de Bergerac), dies at 90  

May 21   "Da'Butt" by EU hits #35 on this day in history.  

May 21   In the year 1988 "Fat" by Weird Al Yankovic hits #99  

May 21   On this day in history dedication of the Australian-Hellenic Memorial on Anzac Parade by the Prime Minister, the Hon Bob Hawke, and the Deputy Prime Minister of Greece, Mr Yannis Haralambopoulos  

May 21   In the year 1988 dino Conte Grandi, Italy, delegate to league of nations, dies at 92  

May 21   Jane Powell weds Dickie Moore in the year 1988.  

May 21   On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

May 22   Dennis Day, tenor/comedian (Jack Benny Show, Danny Boy), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

May 22   On this day in history hungarian Communist Party leader ousted  

May 22   Károly Grósz succeeds party leader János Kádár in Hungary on this day in history.  

May 23   In the year 1988 david Schoenbrun, CBS broadcast bureau head (Wash, Paris), dies at 73  

May 23   On this day in history maryland stops sale of cheap pistols on Jan 1, 1990  

May 24   On this day in history james "Hamish" Hamilton, Brit publisher (Salinger/Mitford), dies at 87  

May 24   John Moschitta set record for fast talking 586 words per minute in the year 1988.  

May 24   John Moschitta set record for fast talking: 586 words per minute on this day in history.  

May 24   On this day in history porntip Nakhirunkanok, 19, of Thailand, crowned 37th Miss Universe  

May 24   Power outage in Boston Garden in NHL's Stanley Cup finals on this day in history.  

May 25   PSV wins Europe Cup in the year 1988.  

May 26   Stanley Cup Edmonton Oilers sweep Boston Bruins in 4 games on this day in history.  

May 26   Stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers sweep Boston Bruins in 4 games on this day in history.  

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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   Michael Cera, American actor was born on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1988 birth of erik Lund, Swedish footballer  

Famous Deaths In 1988

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Leo Steiner, NY Carnegie Deli's owner, dies in the year 1988.  

Jan 03   In the year 1988 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   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 in the year 1988.  

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

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

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