Historical Events In 1988
Wednesday, 25 November 2020
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 on this day in history.
Sep 28 Bronx Museum for the Arts opens on this day in history.
Sep 28 Ethel Grandin, silent screen actress (Deserter), dies at 94 in the year 1988.
Sep 29 Charles Addams, cartoonist (Addams Family), dies of heart attack at 76 on this day in history.
Sep 30 Andrei A Gromyko retires on this day in history.
Sep 30 IBM announces shipment of 3 millionth PS/2 personal computer in the year 1988.
Sep 30 Joachim Prinz, author/Rabbi of Berlin (1926-37), dies at 86 on this day in history.
Oct 01 Robert Englund the actor who plays Freddie Kruger weds Nancy Booth on this day in history.
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 Franz Josef Strauss, German FR min of defense (1956-62), dies at 73 in the year 1988.
Oct 03 On this day in history lebanese kidnappers release Mithileshwar Singh (held for 30 months)
Oct 04 Pillsbury stock soars $18.37 to $57.37 on takeover bid on this day in history.
Oct 05 On this day in history israel bans Meir Kahane's Kach Party on grounds of racism
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 On this day in history robin Givens files for divorce after 8-month marriage to Mike Tyson
Oct 08 On this day in history ernst Hermann Meyer, composer, dies at 82
Oct 08 Fire in Seattle's Space Needle causes evacuation, $2,000 damage in the year 1988.
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 in the year 1988.
Oct 13 In the year 1988 concert at Masada ends Israel's 40th-anniversary fest
Oct 13 Mike Venezia, jockey, dies in 5th-race fall at Belmont Race Track, NY on this day in history.
Oct 14 Mary Morris, actress (Agitator, Double Door), dies on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 31 reported dead as Ugandan jetliner crashes in fog near Rome
Oct 17 Phillip Morris announces $11 Billion tender offer for Kraft on this day in history.
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 In the year 1988 3 Americans win Nobel in physics; 3 W Germans win chemistry Nobel