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Historical Events In 1988

Thursday, 01 October 2020

May 27   Florida Friebus, actress (Bob Newhart Show), dies of a stroke at 79 on this day in history.  

May 27   Senate ratified a treaty eliminating medium-range nuclear missiles on this day in history.  

May 28   On this day in history genie Francis (General Hospital) weds Jonathan Frakes (Star Trek TNG)  

May 29   In the year 1988 graeme Hick scores his 1,000th run of 1st-class cricket season  

May 29   On this day in history president Zia ul-Haq fires government/disbands parliament in Pakistan  

May 30   Ella Raines, actress (Uncle Harry, Runaround, Impact), dies at 66 in the year 1988.  

Jun 02   In the year 1988 horace A Hildreth, (Gov-Maine, 1945-49), dies at 85  

Jun 05   On this day in history clarence M Pendleton, chairman of comm on Civil Rights (1981-88) dies  

Jun 06   Ella Raines, actress (Brute Force), dies of throat cancer at 66 in the year 1988.  

Jun 06   On this day in history george Bush makes campaign promise to support reparations for WW II Japanese-American internees (promise broken, May 1989)  

Jun 07   On this day in history joe Partridge, cricketer (S Afr pace bowler 1963-65), commits suicide  

Jun 08   On this day in history eli Mintz, actor (Boardwalk), dies  

Jun 09   Attorney General Meese orders Joseph Doherty deported to the UK on this day in history.  

Jun 10   Greatest number of participants (31,678) on a bicycle tour (London) on this day in history.  

Jun 10   Louis L'Amour, western writer (Bowdrie), dies at 80 of cancer on this day in history.  

Jun 11   Giuseppe Saragat, president of Italy (1964-71), dies at 89 on this day in history.  

Jun 12   Marcel Poot, Belgian baron/composer, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

Jun 13   George Harrison releases "This is Love" on this day in history.  

Jun 13   US Supreme Court refuses to hear Yonkers argument they aren't racist in the year 1988.  

Jun 15   In the year 1988 nASA launches space vehicle S-213  

Jun 16   On this day in history in Santa Barbara, CA, a team of 32 divers begin cycling underwater on a standard tricycle, to complete 116.66 mi in 75 hrs 20 mins (why?)  

Jun 17   Bruce Springsteen seperates from Juliette Phillips in the year 1988.  

Jun 17   Microsoft releases MS DOS 4.0 (think Windows) on this day in history.  

Jun 17   In the year 1988 the Givens' Family reports Mike Tyson beats his wife Robin Givens  

Jun 19   Danny Spitz, heavy metal artist (Anthrax), weds Valerie on this day in history.  

Jun 19   In Santa Barbara, CA, a team of 32 divers finish cycling underwater on a standard tricycle, to complete 116.66 mi in 75 hrs 20 mins on this day in history.  

Jun 19   In the year 1988 zdenek Blazek, composer, dies at 83  

Jun 20   In the year 1988 price is Right model Janice Pennington is knocked out by a TV camera  

Jun 21   In the year 1988 robert Lee "Bobby" Dodd, US football coach  

Jun 22   On this day in history bramwell Fletcher, actor (Mummy, Raffles, Svengali), dies at 84  

Jun 22   On this day in history dennis Day Jack Benny Show singer, dies of Lou Gehrigs disease at 71  

Jun 23   Dayton Lummis, actor (Moonfire, Flight that Disappeared), dies on this day in history.  

Jun 25   Axis Sally, [Mildred E Gillars], US nazi propagandist (WW II), dies in the year 1988.  

Jun 27   Leonie Fuller Adams, US poetess (High Falcon), dies at 88 on this day in history.  

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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   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   Steven R. McQueen, American Actor was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1988.  

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

Jan 06   On this day in history brent Collins, soap actor (Another World), dies of heart attack at 46  

Jan 07   In the year 1988 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 on this day in history.  

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

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