Historical Events In 1988
Saturday, 03 December 2022
Oct 19 On this day in history britain bans broadcast interviews with IRA members
Oct 19 On this day in history car bomb kills 7 Israelis, wounds 11 near Lebanon border
Oct 19 Friedrich Weinreb, Polish/Neth theologist/economist, dies at 77 on this day in history.
Oct 19 S Afr anti-apartheid leader Sisulu wins $100,000 Human Rights prize on this day in history.
Oct 19 Senate passes bill curbing ads during children`s TV shows on this day in history.
Oct 20 Britain ends suspects right to remain silent in crackdown on IRA in the year 1988.
Oct 20 Man armed with explosives blows self up in 125 St subway station (NYC) on this day in history.
Oct 22 Elton John sells out Madison Square Gardens for a record 26th time in the year 1988.
Oct 24 Traveling Wilburys Volume One is released in the year 1988.
Oct 24 In the year 1988 typhoon Ruby sinks Philippine ferry; hundreds drown
Oct 25 ABC News reports on potbellied pygmy porkers' popularity as pets on this day in history.
Oct 25 In the year 1988 bill Cody, actor (Blazing Justice, Ghost City), dies at 75
Oct 26 In the year 1988 donald Trump bills Mike Tyson $2,000,000 for 4 month advisory service
Oct 26 US-Soviet effort free 2 grey whales from frozen Arctic, Barrow, AK on this day in history.
Oct 27 "ET" released to home video (14 million presold) in the year 1988.
Oct 27 In the year 1988 charles Hawtrey, English actor (Carry On), dies near London at 73
Oct 27 On this day in history larry Flynt paid hitman $1M to kill Hefner, Guccione & Sinatra
Oct 28 Jurors award $147,000 to Tacoma parishioner seduced by her minister on this day in history.
Oct 28 Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen gives $10 million to U Wash library on this day in history.
Oct 29 2,000 US anti-abortion protesters arrested for blocking clinics in the year 1988.
Oct 29 On this day in history china announces a herbal male contraceptive
Oct 29 On this day in history jim Elliott (US) begins 24-hr paced outdoor race for 548.9 mi
Oct 29 Soviets 1st scheduled shuttle launch (postponed) in the year 1988.
Oct 30 On this day in history 2 gambling clubs &1 player share 61.38 M California lotto jackpot
Oct 30 On this day in history john Houseman, actor (Paper Chase), dies at 86
Oct 31 In the year 1988 first Monday Night NFL game in Indianapolis, Colts beat Denver 55-23
Oct 31 On this day in history john Houseman, actor (Paper Chase, Fog), dies of spinal cancer at 86
Oct 31 Journalists demand greater press freedom in Yugoslavia in the year 1988.
Nov 02 Computer virus strikes Pentagon, SDI research lab and 6 universities in the year 1988.
Nov 02 On this day in history shamir Likud wins election in Israel
Nov 03 Henri van Praag, Dutch para-psychologist, dies in the year 1988.
Nov 03 Pakistan claims it downed Afghan warplane on this day in history.
Nov 03 On this day in history reagan signs credit-card disclosure-bill
Nov 03 On this day in history soviet Union agrees to allow teaching of Hebrew