Historical Events In 1988
Thursday, 30 March 2023
Oct 19 Britain bans broadcast interviews with IRA members on this day in history.
Oct 19 Car bomb kills 7 Israelis, wounds 11 near Lebanon border on this day in history.
Oct 19 Friedrich Weinreb, Polish/Neth theologist/economist, dies at 77 in the year 1988.
Oct 19 On this day in history s Afr anti-apartheid leader Sisulu wins $100,000 Human Rights prize
Oct 19 Senate passes bill curbing ads during children`s TV shows in the year 1988.
Oct 20 Britain ends suspects right to remain silent in crackdown on IRA in the year 1988.
Oct 20 In the year 1988 man armed with explosives blows self up in 125 St subway station (NYC)
Oct 22 Elton John sells out Madison Square Gardens for a record 26th time on this day in history.
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 in the year 1988.
Oct 25 Bill Cody, actor (Blazing Justice, Ghost City), dies at 75 in the year 1988.
Oct 26 Donald Trump bills Mike Tyson $2,000,000 for 4 month advisory service on this day in history.
Oct 26 US-Soviet effort free 2 grey whales from frozen Arctic, Barrow, AK in the year 1988.
Oct 27 In the year 1988 "ET" released to home video (14 million presold)
Oct 27 Charles Hawtrey, English actor (Carry On), dies near London at 73 in the year 1988.
Oct 27 In the year 1988 larry Flynt paid hitman $1M to kill Hefner, Guccione & Sinatra
Oct 28 Jurors award $147,000 to Tacoma parishioner seduced by her minister in the year 1988.
Oct 28 Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen gives $10 million to U Wash library in the year 1988.
Oct 29 In the year 1988 2,000 US anti-abortion protesters arrested for blocking clinics
Oct 29 China announces a herbal male contraceptive on this day in history.
Oct 29 Jim Elliott (US) begins 24-hr paced outdoor race for 548.9 mi in the year 1988.
Oct 29 Soviets 1st scheduled shuttle launch (postponed) in the year 1988.
Oct 30 2 gambling clubs &1 player share 61.38 M California lotto jackpot in the year 1988.
Oct 30 In the year 1988 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 In the year 1988 journalists demand greater press freedom in Yugoslavia
Nov 02 Computer virus strikes Pentagon, SDI research lab and 6 universities on this day in history.
Nov 02 In the year 1988 shamir Likud wins election in Israel
Nov 03 On this day in history henri van Praag, Dutch para-psychologist, dies
Nov 03 On this day in history pakistan claims it downed Afghan warplane
Nov 03 In the year 1988 reagan signs credit-card disclosure-bill
Nov 03 On this day in history soviet Union agrees to allow teaching of Hebrew
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