Historical Events In 1988
Monday, 04 July 2022
May 27 Florida Friebus, actress (Bob Newhart Show), dies of a stroke at 79 in the year 1988.
May 27 In the year 1988 senate ratified a treaty eliminating medium-range nuclear missiles
May 28 On this day in history genie Francis (General Hospital) weds Jonathan Frakes (Star Trek TNG)
May 29 Graeme Hick scores his 1,000th run of 1st-class cricket season on this day in history.
May 29 President Zia ul-Haq fires government/disbands parliament in Pakistan on this day in history.
May 30 In the year 1988 ella Raines, actress (Uncle Harry, Runaround, Impact), dies at 66
Jun 02 On this day in history horace A Hildreth, (Gov-Maine, 1945-49), dies at 85
Jun 05 Clarence M Pendleton, chairman of comm on Civil Rights (1981-88) dies in the year 1988.
Jun 06 Ella Raines, actress (Brute Force), dies of throat cancer at 66 in the year 1988.
Jun 06 In the year 1988 george Bush makes campaign promise to support reparations for WW II Japanese-American internees (promise broken, May 1989)
Jun 07 In the year 1988 joe Partridge, cricketer (S Afr pace bowler 1963-65), commits suicide
Jun 08 In the year 1988 eli Mintz, actor (Boardwalk), dies
Jun 09 Attorney General Meese orders Joseph Doherty deported to the UK in the year 1988.
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 In the year 1988 giuseppe Saragat, president of Italy (1964-71), dies at 89
Jun 12 On this day in history marcel Poot, Belgian baron/composer, dies at 87
Jun 13 George Harrison releases "This is Love" in the year 1988.
Jun 13 On this day in history uS Supreme Court refuses to hear Yonkers argument they aren't racist
Jun 15 On this day in history nASA launches space vehicle S-213
Jun 16 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?) on this day in history.
Jun 17 Bruce Springsteen seperates from Juliette Phillips in the year 1988.
Jun 17 In the year 1988 microsoft releases MS DOS 4.0 (think Windows)
Jun 17 The Givens' Family reports Mike Tyson beats his wife Robin Givens on this day in history.
Jun 19 In the year 1988 danny Spitz, heavy metal artist (Anthrax), weds Valerie
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 Zdenek Blazek, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.
Jun 20 On this day in history 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 Dennis Day Jack Benny Show singer, dies of Lou Gehrigs disease at 71 on this day in history.
Jun 23 Dayton Lummis, actor (Moonfire, Flight that Disappeared), dies in the year 1988.
Jun 25 Axis Sally, [Mildred E Gillars], US nazi propagandist (WW II), dies on this day in history.
Jun 27 On this day in history leonie Fuller Adams, US poetess (High Falcon), dies at 88