Historical Events In 1988
Monday, 03 August 2020
Aug 16 Jailed black nationalist Nelson Mandela struck with tuberculosis in the year 1988.
Aug 16 In the year 1988 milton Adolphus, composer, dies at 75
Aug 17 In the year 1988 franklin D Roosevelt Jr (Rep-D-NY, 1949-55), dies on 74th birthday
Aug 17 Franklin D Roosevelt Jr, (Rep-D-NY, 1949-55), dies on 74th birthday on this day in history.
Aug 17 LIRR says Penn station will get air conditioning in 1991 in the year 1988.
Aug 17 Mohammad Zia Ul-Haq pres of Pakistan (1978-88), dies at 63 in plane crash on this day in history.
Aug 17 On this day in history nYC 1st case of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (9 year old Bronx boy)
Aug 18 On this day in history alexandr V Shchukin, Russian cosmonaut, dies in SU-26 crash at 42
Aug 18 FDA approves Minoxidil as a hair loss treatment on this day in history.
Aug 18 Largest house (130 rooms) on Long Island sold for $22 million on this day in history.
Aug 18 In the year 1988 republican Convention in New Orleans select Bush-Quayle ticket
Aug 19 Iran-Iraq begin a cease-fire in their 8-year-old war (11 PM EDT) on this day in history.
Aug 20 In the Nepal-India border region a 6.6 quake killed 721, 6,553 injured and 64,470 buildings damaged in eastern Nepal on this day in history.
Aug 21 Cease fire between Iran and Iraq takes effect after 8 years of war on this day in history.
Aug 21 On this day in history hans Gunther Adler, German writer, dies at 78
Aug 22 On this day in history australia unveils first platinum coin (Koala)
Aug 22 NBC premieres "Later" with Bob Costas (1st guest Linda Ellerbee) in the year 1988.
Aug 23 In the year 1988 mike Tyson & Mitch Green brawl at 4 A.M. in Harlem
Aug 24 Leonard Frey, actor (Tattoo, Magic Christian), dies of AIDS at 49 on this day in history.
Aug 25 In the year 1988 challenger Center opens its classroom doors in Houston
Aug 25 In the year 1988 nASA launches space vehicle S-214
Aug 25 Price Daniel, (Gov/Sen-D-Texas), dies at 77 in the year 1988.
Aug 25 Romanian Chess master Mihai Suba and his son defect to the West during an international tournament in London in the year 1988.
Aug 26 Paul Francis Lloyd, entertainer, dies in the year 1988.
Aug 28 On this day in history 70 killed in crash of 3 Italian AF fighters at air show in Germany
Aug 28 In the year 1988 hazel Dawn, US singer/actress (Under Clover, Margie), dies at 98
Aug 29 USSR launches 3 cosmonauts (Valery Polyakav, 1 Afghan) to station Mir on this day in history.
Aug 30 On this day in history julianne Philips files for divorce from Bruce Springsteen
Aug 30 In the year 1988 tennis star Chris Everett weds skier Andy Mills
Aug 31 In the year 1988 5-day power blackout of downtown Seattle begins
Aug 31 In the year 1988 a Delta Boeing 727 crashes during takeoff from Dallas-Fort Worth, TX, killing 14 passengers.
Sep 01 Leonor Sullivan, (Rep-D-Missouri, 1955-77), dies at 86 in the year 1988.
Sep 02 On this day in history amnesty International's Human Rights Now! tour begins in Wembley
Sep 03 On this day in history heidi Ittermann was born!