Historical Events In 1988
Sunday, 24 September 2023
Sep 27 Senate votes for major federal tax code changes in the year 1988.
Sep 27 William V Shannon, US ambassador to Ireland (1977-81), dies at 61 in the year 1988.
Sep 28 Bronx Museum for the Arts opens on this day in history.
Sep 28 On this day in history ethel Grandin, silent screen actress (Deserter), dies at 94
Sep 29 Charles Addams, cartoonist (Addams Family), dies of heart attack at 76 in the year 1988.
Sep 30 Andrei A Gromyko retires in the year 1988.
Sep 30 In the year 1988 iBM announces shipment of 3 millionth PS/2 personal computer
Sep 30 In the year 1988 joachim Prinz, author/Rabbi of Berlin (1926-37), dies at 86
Oct 01 On this day in history robert Englund the actor who plays Freddie Kruger weds Nancy Booth
Oct 02 On this day in history police breakup domestic disturbance between Mike Tyson and Robin Givens
Oct 03 26th Space Shuttle Mission, Discovery 7 returns to Earth after 4-days on this day in history.
Oct 03 In the year 1988 franz Josef Strauss, German FR min of defense (1956-62), dies at 73
Oct 03 Lebanese kidnappers release Mithileshwar Singh (held for 30 months) in the year 1988.
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 on this day in history.
Oct 07 Billy Daniels, singer, dies of cancer at 73 in the year 1988.
Oct 07 On this day in history latvian flag raised in Riga for First time since annexation by USSR
Oct 07 On this day in history robin Givens files for divorce after 8-month marriage to Mike Tyson
Oct 08 In the year 1988 ernst Hermann Meyer, composer, dies at 82
Oct 08 In the year 1988 fire in Seattle's Space Needle causes evacuation, $2,000 damage
Oct 09 Edward Chodorov, playwright/director (Louis Pasteur), dies at 84 on this day in history.
Oct 11 In the year 1988 bonita Granville, actress (Lone Ranger, Hitler's Children), dies at 55
Oct 12 Ken Murray, actor (Bill & Coo, Crooner, Half-Marriage), dies at 85 on this day in history.
Oct 13 Concert at Masada ends Israel's 40th-anniversary fest on this day in history.
Oct 13 Mike Venezia, jockey, dies in 5th-race fall at Belmont Race Track, NY on this day in history.
Oct 14 In the year 1988 mary Morris, actress (Agitator, Double Door), dies
Oct 14 In the year 1988 mike Tyson countersues Robin Givens for divorce and annulment
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 In the year 1988 31 reported dead as Ugandan jetliner crashes in fog near Rome
Oct 17 Phillip Morris announces $11 Billion tender offer for Kraft in the year 1988.
Oct 17 In the year 1988 scottish scientist James Black awarded the Nobel prize for his work on treating angina and blood pressure
Oct 18 Dimitri Frenkel Frank, writer/director (Hadimassa), dies at 60 on this day in history.
Oct 19 On this day in history 3 Americans win Nobel in physics; 3 W Germans win chemistry Nobel