Historical Events In 1988
Monday, 03 August 2020
Sep 27 Senate votes for major federal tax code changes in the year 1988.
Sep 27 On this day in history william V Shannon, US ambassador to Ireland (1977-81), dies at 61
Sep 28 In the year 1988 bronx Museum for the Arts opens
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 IBM announces shipment of 3 millionth PS/2 personal computer on this day in history.
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 Police breakup domestic disturbance between Mike Tyson and Robin Givens on this day in history.
Oct 03 On this day in history 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 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 Latvian flag raised in Riga for First time since annexation by USSR in the year 1988.
Oct 07 On this day in history robin Givens files for divorce after 8-month marriage to Mike Tyson
Oct 08 Ernst Hermann Meyer, composer, dies at 82 on this day in history.
Oct 08 In the year 1988 fire in Seattle's Space Needle causes evacuation, $2,000 damage
Oct 09 In the year 1988 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 Ken Murray, actor (Bill & Coo, Crooner, Half-Marriage), dies at 85 in the year 1988.
Oct 13 On this day in history concert at Masada ends Israel's 40th-anniversary fest
Oct 13 On this day in history mike Venezia, jockey, dies in 5th-race fall at Belmont Race Track, NY
Oct 14 On this day in history mary Morris, actress (Agitator, Double Door), dies
Oct 14 Mike Tyson countersues Robin Givens for divorce and annulment on this day in history.
Oct 15 Amnesty International's Global Concert Tour ends in Buenos Aires in the year 1988.
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 31 reported dead as Ugandan jetliner crashes in fog near Rome on this day in history.
Oct 17 In the year 1988 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 in the year 1988.
Oct 18 On this day in history dimitri Frenkel Frank, writer/director (Hadimassa), dies at 60
Oct 19 3 Americans win Nobel in physics; 3 W Germans win chemistry Nobel on this day in history.