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Historical Events In 1988

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May 11   H A R (Kim) Philby, British double agent, dies on this day in history.  

May 11   On this day in history kV Mechelen wins 28th Europe Cup II  

May 11   In the year 1988 mario Andretti records fastest Indianapolis 500 lap (221.565 mph)  

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 in the year 1988.  

May 15   Moscow begins withdrawing its 115,000 troops in Afghánistán on this day in history.  

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

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

May 16   In the year 1988 surgeon General C Everett Koop reports nicotine as addictive as heroin  

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

May 16   On this day in history uS Supreme Court rules trash may be searched without a warrant  

May 18   Daws Butler, cartoon voice (Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound), dies at 71 in the year 1988.  

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

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

May 21   "Fat" by Weird Al Yankovic hits #99 on this day in history.  

May 21   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 in the year 1988.  

May 21   Dino Conte Grandi, Italy, delegate to league of nations, dies at 92 on this day in history.  

May 21   In the year 1988 jane Powell weds Dickie Moore  

May 21   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site in the year 1988.  

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

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

May 22   On this day in history károly Grósz succeeds party leader János Kádár in Hungary  

May 23   On this day in history david Schoenbrun, CBS broadcast bureau head (Wash, Paris), dies at 73  

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

May 24   James "Hamish" Hamilton, Brit publisher (Salinger/Mitford), dies at 87 in the year 1988.  

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

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

May 24   In the year 1988 porntip Nakhirunkanok, 19, of Thailand, crowned 37th Miss Universe  

May 24   In the year 1988 power outage in Boston Garden in NHL's Stanley Cup finals  

May 25   PSV wins Europe Cup on this day in history.  

May 26   On this day in history stanley Cup Edmonton Oilers sweep Boston Bruins in 4 games  

May 26   In the year 1988 stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers sweep Boston Bruins in 4 games  

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Famous Birthdays In 1988

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jun 07   On this day in history birth of milan Lucic, Canadian Hockey player (Boston Bruins)  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Oct 23   Nicolaj Agger, Danish football player was born on this day in history.  

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   Leo Steiner, NY Carnegie Deli's owner, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1988 gaston Eyskens, PM of Belgium (1949, 1958-61, 1968-72), dies at 82  

Jan 04   Lily Laskine, French harpist (b. 1893) died on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history "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   In the year 1988 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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