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