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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   In the year 1988 chet Baker, jazz trumpeter, fell to death out of a hotel window at 59  

May 14   Willem Drees, PM of Netherland (1948-58), dies at 101 on this day in history.  

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 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   Surgeon General C Everett Koop reports nicotine as addictive as heroin in the year 1988.  

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

May 16   US Supreme Court rules trash may be searched without a warrant on this day in history.  

May 18   On this day in history daws Butler, cartoon voice (Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound), dies at 71  

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

May 19   Virginia Farmer, actresss (Cyrano de Bergerac), dies at 90 in the year 1988.  

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

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

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

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   In the year 1988 károly Grósz succeeds party leader János Kádár in Hungary  

May 23   David Schoenbrun, CBS broadcast bureau head (Wash, Paris), dies at 73 in the year 1988.  

May 23   Maryland stops sale of cheap pistols on Jan 1, 1990 in the year 1988.  

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

May 24   On this day in history john Moschitta set record for fast talking 586 words per minute  

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

May 24   In the year 1988 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 13   On this day in history birth of steven R. McQueen, American Actor  

Aug 07   In the year 1988 birth of melody Oliveria, American internet blogger  

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

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

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

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

Jan 06   In the year 1988 brent Collins, soap actor (Another World), dies of heart attack at 46  

Jan 07   On this day in history trevor Howard, actor (Ryan's Daughter), dies of bronchitis at 71  

Jan 08   Frank Pace Jr, US Secretary of Army (1950-53), dies at 76 in the year 1988.  

Jan 11   In the year 1988 gregory (Pappy) Boyington, ace WW II pilot, dies at 75 of cancer  

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