Historical Events In 1988
Saturday, 27 November 2021
Jul 17 In the year 1988 bruiser Brody, wrestler, stabbed to death
Jul 17 Florence Griffith Joyner of USA sets the 100m woman's record (10.49) on this day in history.
Jul 17 On this day in history highest temperature ever recorded in San Francisco, 103ø F (39ø C)
Jul 18 Nico, US model/pop singer (Velvet Underground), dies at 43 on this day in history.
Jul 20 In the year 1988 michael Dukakis selected Democratic presidential nominee
Jul 21 ESA's Ariane-3 launches 2 communications satellites (1 Indian) in the year 1988.
Jul 22 500 US scientists pledge to boycott Pentagon germ-warfare research in the year 1988.
Jul 22 On this day in history duane Jones, dies of cardiopulmonary arrest at 51
Jul 22 On this day in history luigi Lucioni Italian, landscape painter (opera stars), dies at 87
Jul 23 Jahangir Khan, cricketer (4 Tests for India 1932-36), dies on this day in history.
Jul 23 Saskatchewan's Dave Ridgway kicks record 8 field goals vs Edmonton (CFL) in the year 1988.
Jul 24 US & Jamacia play scoreless tie, in 2nd round of 1990 world soccer cup on this day in history.
Jul 26 Tlesa Ann Meadowcroft is born Salt Lake City, Utah on this day in history.
Jul 27 Boston's worst traffic jam in 30 years on this day in history.
Jul 27 Judith Barsi, child actress, shot dead with mother by her father at 11 on this day in history.
Jul 27 Radio Shack announces the Tandy 1000 SL computer on this day in history.
Jul 28 Israeli diplomats arrive in Moscow for first visit in 21 years in the year 1988.
Jul 28 In the year 1988 jordan cancels $1.3 billion development plan in West Bank
Jul 28 In the year 1988 nASA's Lewis Research Center, Cleve, announce new high-temperature superconductors able to operate at 33 to 37 Gigahertz
Jul 28 Winnie Mandella's home in Soweto, South Africa destroyed by arson in the year 1988.
Jul 29 Ellin Berlin, [MacKay], Mrs Irving Berlin, dies at 86 on this day in history.
Jul 29 On this day in history fDIC bails out first Republic Bank, Dallas, with $4 billion
Jul 29 Gorbachev pushes plan electing president & parliament in March, 1989 in the year 1988.
Jul 29 Judge orders NASA to release unedited tape from Challenger cockpit on this day in history.
Jul 29 Last US Playboy Club (Lansing Mich) closes sigh on this day in history.
Jul 29 South African govt bans anti-apartheid film "Cry Freedom" in the year 1988.
Jul 30 Ronald J Dossenbach begins world record ride, pedaling across Canada from Vancouver BC, to Halifax, NS (13 days, 15 hr, 4 min) in the year 1988.
Jul 31 Miami Dolphins beat SF 49ers 27-21 in London on this day in history.
Jul 31 On this day in history trinidad Silva, killed in auto accident at 38
Aug 01 In the year 1988 florence Eldridge, Broadway actress (The Swan), dies at 86
Aug 01 In the year 1988 one-man research submarine unveiled at Crater Lake, Oregon
Aug 01 In the year 1988 raymond Acevedo is retired from singing group Menudo
Aug 01 Raymond Carver poet/short story writer (Furious Season), dies at 50 in the year 1988.
Aug 01 System Enhancement Assoc settles case with PKware (ARC vs PKARC) in the year 1988.