Historical Events In 1988
Sunday, 01 October 2023
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 on this day in history.
Aug 02 System Enhancement Assoc settles case with PKware (ARC vs PKARC) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history hertz car rental will pay out $23 million in consumer fraud case
Aug 05 On this day in history mario Biaggi politician convicted of racketeering
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 On this day in history alan Napier, actor (Alfred-Batman), dies at 85
Aug 08 In the year 1988 discovery of most distant galaxy announced
Aug 08 In the year 1988 duchess of York gives birth to baby girl
Aug 08 In the year 1988 renovated Central Park Zoo reopens after 4 years
Aug 08 Russian troops begin pull out of Afghanistan after 9 year war in the year 1988.
Aug 08 Sec of State Shultz narrowly escapes assassin attempt in Bolivia in the year 1988.
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 year 1988 in the Solomon Islands 2 events about 10 seconds apart. One person killed and about 100 homes washed away in 13 villages
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 On this day in history 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 Richard Thornburgh becomes US Attorney General in the year 1988.
Aug 13 In the year 1988 otto E Passman, (Rep-D-La, 1947-77), dies at 88
Aug 13 In the year 1988 ronald J Dossenbach sets record for pedaling across Canada from Vancouver to Halifax in 13 days 15 hr 4 minutes.
Aug 13 In the year 1988 uS beats Jamaicia 5-1, in 2nd round of 1990 world soccer cup
Aug 14 Enzo Ferrari, Italy, sportscar manufacturer (Ferrari), dies at 90 in the year 1988.
Aug 15 Barry Bingham Sr, US daily newspaper publisher, dies at 82 on this day in history.
Aug 16 In the year 1988 iBM introduces software for artificial intelligence