Historical Events In 1988
Tuesday, 07 December 2021
Sep 27 In the year 1988 senate votes for major federal tax code changes
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 on this day in history.
Sep 29 Charles Addams, cartoonist (Addams Family), dies of heart attack at 76 in the year 1988.
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 In the year 1988 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 In the year 1988 26th Space Shuttle Mission, Discovery 7 returns to Earth after 4-days
Oct 03 In the year 1988 franz Josef Strauss, German FR min of defense (1956-62), dies at 73
Oct 03 In the year 1988 lebanese kidnappers release Mithileshwar Singh (held for 30 months)
Oct 04 Pillsbury stock soars $18.37 to $57.37 on takeover bid in the year 1988.
Oct 05 On this day in history israel bans Meir Kahane's Kach Party on grounds of racism
Oct 07 Billy Daniels, singer, dies of cancer at 73 on this day in history.
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 Fire in Seattle's Space Needle causes evacuation, $2,000 damage on this day in history.
Oct 09 On this day in history edward Chodorov, playwright/director (Louis Pasteur), dies at 84
Oct 11 Bonita Granville, actress (Lone Ranger, Hitler's Children), dies at 55 in the year 1988.
Oct 12 In the year 1988 ken Murray, actor (Bill & Coo, Crooner, Half-Marriage), dies at 85
Oct 13 Concert at Masada ends Israel's 40th-anniversary fest in the year 1988.
Oct 13 Mike Venezia, jockey, dies in 5th-race fall at Belmont Race Track, NY in the year 1988.
Oct 14 Mary Morris, actress (Agitator, Double Door), dies in the year 1988.
Oct 14 Mike Tyson countersues Robin Givens for divorce and annulment in the year 1988.
Oct 15 Amnesty International's Global Concert Tour ends in Buenos Aires in the year 1988.
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 on this day in history.
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 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