Historical Events In 1988
Wednesday, 04 August 2021
Aug 02 Raymond Acevedo is retired from singing group Menudo in the year 1988.
Aug 02 Raymond Carver, poet/short story writer (Furious Season), dies at 50 on this day in history.
Aug 02 In the year 1988 system Enhancement Assoc settles case with PKware (ARC vs PKARC)
Aug 04 On this day in history congress votes $20,000 to each Japanese-American interned in WW II
Aug 04 In the year 1988 hertz car rental to pay out $23 million in consumer fraud case
Aug 04 Hertz car rental will pay out $23 million in consumer fraud case on this day in history.
Aug 05 Mario Biaggi politician convicted of racketeering on this day in history.
Aug 06 Anatoli S Levchenko, cosmonaut (TM-4), dies of brain tumor at 47 in the year 1988.
Aug 07 Writers guild end their 6 months strike in the year 1988.
Aug 08 Alan Napier, actor (Alfred-Batman), dies at 85 on this day in history.
Aug 08 Discovery of most distant galaxy announced on this day in history.
Aug 08 On this day in history duchess of York gives birth to baby girl
Aug 08 On this day in history renovated Central Park Zoo reopens after 4 years
Aug 08 Russian troops begin pull out of Afghanistan after 9 year war on this day in history.
Aug 08 On this day in history sec of State Shultz narrowly escapes assassin attempt in Bolivia
Aug 08 South Africa declares cease-fire in Angola on this day in history.
Aug 08 Temperature hits high of 88 on 8/8/88 in NYC in the year 1988.
Aug 09 In the year 1988 alan Napier, (Alfred the Butler-Batman), dies at 85
Aug 09 On this day in history edmonton Oilers trade Wayne Gretzky to LA Kings for $15-$20 millions
Aug 10 Adela Rogers St John, journalist (Free Soul, Honeycomb), dies at 94 in the year 1988.
Aug 10 In the Solomon Islands 2 events about 10 seconds apart. One person killed and about 100 homes washed away in 13 villages in the year 1988.
Aug 10 UN estimates Asia's population hit 3 billion in the year 1988.
Aug 11 Anne Ramsey, actress (Throw Mama From Train), dies of cancer at 59 on this day in history.
Aug 11 Meir Kahane renounced US citizenship to stay in Israeli Parliament in the year 1988.
Aug 12 In the year 1988 jean-Michel Basquiat, US musician/graffiti painter (Gray, SAMO), dies
Aug 12 Movie "Last Temptation of Christ" is released in the year 1988.
Aug 12 In the year 1988 nelson Mandela is treated for tuberculosis at the hospital
Aug 12 In the year 1988 richard Thornburgh becomes US Attorney General
Aug 13 On this day in history otto E Passman, (Rep-D-La, 1947-77), dies at 88
Aug 13 Ronald J Dossenbach sets record for pedaling across Canada from Vancouver to Halifax in 13 days 15 hr 4 minutes in the year 1988.
Aug 13 On this day in history uS beats Jamaicia 5-1, in 2nd round of 1990 world soccer cup
Aug 14 On this day in history enzo Ferrari, Italy, sportscar manufacturer (Ferrari), dies at 90
Aug 15 On this day in history barry Bingham Sr, US daily newspaper publisher, dies at 82
Aug 16 In the year 1988 iBM introduces software for artificial intelligence