Historical Events In 1988
Saturday, 31 July 2021
Sep 27 Senate votes for major federal tax code changes on this day in history.
Sep 27 William V Shannon, US ambassador to Ireland (1977-81), dies at 61 on this day in history.
Sep 28 On this day in history bronx Museum for the Arts opens
Sep 28 On this day in history ethel Grandin, silent screen actress (Deserter), dies at 94
Sep 29 In the year 1988 charles Addams, cartoonist (Addams Family), dies of heart attack at 76
Sep 30 In the year 1988 andrei A Gromyko retires
Sep 30 On this day in history iBM announces shipment of 3 millionth PS/2 personal computer
Sep 30 On this day in history joachim Prinz, author/Rabbi of Berlin (1926-37), dies at 86
Oct 01 Robert Englund the actor who plays Freddie Kruger weds Nancy Booth in the year 1988.
Oct 02 In the year 1988 police breakup domestic disturbance between Mike Tyson and Robin Givens
Oct 03 26th Space Shuttle Mission, Discovery 7 returns to Earth after 4-days in the year 1988.
Oct 03 On this day in history 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 In the year 1988 pillsbury stock soars $18.37 to $57.37 on takeover bid
Oct 05 In the year 1988 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 Latvian flag raised in Riga for First time since annexation by USSR on this day in history.
Oct 07 Robin Givens files for divorce after 8-month marriage to Mike Tyson in the year 1988.
Oct 08 In the year 1988 ernst Hermann Meyer, composer, dies at 82
Oct 08 Fire in Seattle's Space Needle causes evacuation, $2,000 damage on this day in history.
Oct 09 Edward Chodorov, playwright/director (Louis Pasteur), dies at 84 in the year 1988.
Oct 11 Bonita Granville, actress (Lone Ranger, Hitler's Children), dies at 55 on this day in history.
Oct 12 On this day in history ken Murray, actor (Bill & Coo, Crooner, Half-Marriage), dies at 85
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 in the year 1988.
Oct 14 On this day in history mary Morris, actress (Agitator, Double Door), dies
Oct 14 In the year 1988 mike Tyson countersues Robin Givens for divorce and annulment
Oct 15 Amnesty International's Global Concert Tour ends in Buenos Aires on this day in history.
Oct 15 On this day in history 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
Oct 17 On this day in history 31 reported dead as Ugandan jetliner crashes in fog near Rome
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 In the year 1988 3 Americans win Nobel in physics; 3 W Germans win chemistry Nobel