Historical Events In 1988
Friday, 16 April 2021
Sep 27 Senate votes for major federal tax code changes on this day in history.
Sep 27 In the year 1988 william V Shannon, US ambassador to Ireland (1977-81), dies at 61
Sep 28 Bronx Museum for the Arts opens in the year 1988.
Sep 28 In the year 1988 ethel Grandin, silent screen actress (Deserter), dies at 94
Sep 29 Charles Addams, cartoonist (Addams Family), dies of heart attack at 76 on this day in history.
Sep 30 In the year 1988 andrei A Gromyko retires
Sep 30 IBM announces shipment of 3 millionth PS/2 personal computer on this day in history.
Sep 30 Joachim Prinz, author/Rabbi of Berlin (1926-37), dies at 86 on this day in history.
Oct 01 On this day in history robert Englund the actor who plays Freddie Kruger weds Nancy Booth
Oct 02 Police breakup domestic disturbance between Mike Tyson and Robin Givens in the year 1988.
Oct 03 On this day in history 26th Space Shuttle Mission, Discovery 7 returns to Earth after 4-days
Oct 03 On this day in history franz Josef Strauss, German FR min of defense (1956-62), dies at 73
Oct 03 On this day in history lebanese kidnappers release Mithileshwar Singh (held for 30 months)
Oct 04 On this day in history pillsbury stock soars $18.37 to $57.37 on takeover bid
Oct 05 Israel bans Meir Kahane's Kach Party on grounds of racism in the year 1988.
Oct 07 In the year 1988 billy Daniels, singer, dies of cancer at 73
Oct 07 On this day in history latvian flag raised in Riga for First time since annexation by USSR
Oct 07 Robin Givens files for divorce after 8-month marriage to Mike Tyson on this day in history.
Oct 08 In the year 1988 ernst Hermann Meyer, composer, dies at 82
Oct 08 On this day in history fire in Seattle's Space Needle causes evacuation, $2,000 damage
Oct 09 Edward Chodorov, playwright/director (Louis Pasteur), dies at 84 in the year 1988.
Oct 11 On this day in history bonita Granville, actress (Lone Ranger, Hitler's Children), dies at 55
Oct 12 Ken Murray, actor (Bill & Coo, Crooner, Half-Marriage), dies at 85 in the year 1988.
Oct 13 Concert at Masada ends Israel's 40th-anniversary fest in the year 1988.
Oct 13 On this day in history mike Venezia, jockey, dies in 5th-race fall at Belmont Race Track, NY
Oct 14 In the year 1988 mary Morris, actress (Agitator, Double Door), dies
Oct 14 Mike Tyson countersues Robin Givens for divorce and annulment in the year 1988.
Oct 15 On this day in history amnesty International's Global Concert Tour ends in Buenos Aires
Oct 15 With 2 outs in bottom of 9th, an injured Kirk Gibson hits dramatic 2 run HR to gives Dodgers a 5-4 win in 1st game of 85th World Series in the year 1988.
Oct 17 31 reported dead as Ugandan jetliner crashes in fog near Rome on this day in history.
Oct 17 On this day in history phillip Morris announces $11 Billion tender offer for Kraft
Oct 17 Scottish scientist James Black awarded the Nobel prize for his work on treating angina and blood pressure on this day in history.
Oct 18 Dimitri Frenkel Frank, writer/director (Hadimassa), dies at 60 in the year 1988.
Oct 19 3 Americans win Nobel in physics; 3 W Germans win chemistry Nobel on this day in history.