Historical Events In 1988
Friday, 28 January 2022
Aug 02 On this day in history raymond Acevedo is retired from singing group Menudo
Aug 02 Raymond Carver, poet/short story writer (Furious Season), dies at 50 in the year 1988.
Aug 02 System Enhancement Assoc settles case with PKware (ARC vs PKARC) in the year 1988.
Aug 04 Congress votes $20,000 to each Japanese-American interned in WW II in the year 1988.
Aug 04 On this day in history 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 in the year 1988.
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 on this day in history.
Aug 07 Writers guild end their 6 months strike in the year 1988.
Aug 08 In the year 1988 alan Napier, actor (Alfred-Batman), dies at 85
Aug 08 In the year 1988 discovery of most distant galaxy announced
Aug 08 Duchess of York gives birth to baby girl on this day in history.
Aug 08 On this day in history renovated Central Park Zoo reopens after 4 years
Aug 08 On this day in history russian troops begin pull out of Afghanistan after 9 year war
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 in the year 1988.
Aug 08 On this day in history temperature hits high of 88 on 8/8/88 in NYC
Aug 09 Alan Napier, (Alfred the Butler-Batman), dies at 85 in the year 1988.
Aug 09 Edmonton Oilers trade Wayne Gretzky to LA Kings for $15-$20 millions on this day in history.
Aug 10 In the year 1988 adela Rogers St John, journalist (Free Soul, Honeycomb), dies at 94
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 on this day in history.
Aug 11 In the year 1988 anne Ramsey, actress (Throw Mama From Train), dies of cancer at 59
Aug 11 In the year 1988 meir Kahane renounced US citizenship to stay in Israeli Parliament
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 on this day in history.
Aug 12 Nelson Mandela is treated for tuberculosis at the hospital in the year 1988.
Aug 12 Richard Thornburgh becomes US Attorney General in the year 1988.
Aug 13 On this day in history otto E Passman, (Rep-D-La, 1947-77), dies at 88
Aug 13 On this day in history ronald J Dossenbach sets record for pedaling across Canada from Vancouver to Halifax in 13 days 15 hr 4 minutes.
Aug 13 US beats Jamaicia 5-1, in 2nd round of 1990 world soccer cup on this day in history.
Aug 14 On this day in history enzo Ferrari, Italy, sportscar manufacturer (Ferrari), dies at 90
Aug 15 Barry Bingham Sr, US daily newspaper publisher, dies at 82 in the year 1988.
Aug 16 IBM introduces software for artificial intelligence on this day in history.