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Historical Events In 1988

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May 11   On this day in history h A R (Kim) Philby, British double agent, dies  

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

May 11   On this day in history 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   Willem Drees, PM of Netherland (1948-58), dies at 101 in the year 1988.  

May 15   On this day in history andrew Duggan, actor (Jigsaw, Firehouse), dies of cancer at 64  

May 15   On this day in history moscow begins withdrawing its 115,000 troops in Afghánistán  

May 15   In the year 1988 soviet troops begin their withdrawl from Afghanistan  

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

May 16   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

May 21   In the year 1988 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   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   In the year 1988 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 on this day in history.  

May 24   In the year 1988 john Moschitta set record for fast talking: 586 words per minute  

May 24   Porntip Nakhirunkanok, 19, of Thailand, crowned 37th Miss Universe in the year 1988.  

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

May 25   PSV wins Europe Cup in the year 1988.  

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

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   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   On this day in history birth of melissa O'Neil, Canadian singer  

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

Nov 06   Erik Lund, Swedish footballer was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   Brent Collins, soap actor (Another World), dies of heart attack at 46 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   In the year 1988 trevor Howard, actor (Ryan's Daughter), dies of bronchitis at 71  

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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