Historical Events In 1988
Wednesday, 25 November 2020
Oct 19 In the year 1988 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 In the year 1988 s Afr anti-apartheid leader Sisulu wins $100,000 Human Rights prize
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) in the year 1988.
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 on this day in history.
Oct 24 Typhoon Ruby sinks Philippine ferry; hundreds drown on this day in history.
Oct 25 In the year 1988 aBC News reports on potbellied pygmy porkers' popularity as pets
Oct 25 In the year 1988 bill Cody, actor (Blazing Justice, Ghost City), dies at 75
Oct 26 On this day in history 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 in the year 1988.
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 On this day in history jurors award $147,000 to Tacoma parishioner seduced by her minister
Oct 28 On this day in history microsoft cofounder Paul Allen gives $10 million to U Wash library
Oct 29 On this day in history 2,000 US anti-abortion protesters arrested for blocking clinics
Oct 29 On this day in history china announces a herbal male contraceptive
Oct 29 In the year 1988 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 In the year 1988 2 gambling clubs &1 player share 61.38 M California lotto jackpot
Oct 30 John Houseman, actor (Paper Chase), dies at 86 on this day in history.
Oct 31 On this day in history first Monday Night NFL game in Indianapolis, Colts beat Denver 55-23
Oct 31 John Houseman, actor (Paper Chase, Fog), dies of spinal cancer at 86 in the year 1988.
Oct 31 On this day in history journalists demand greater press freedom in Yugoslavia
Nov 02 In the year 1988 computer virus strikes Pentagon, SDI research lab and 6 universities
Nov 02 Shamir Likud wins election in Israel in the year 1988.
Nov 03 In the year 1988 henri van Praag, Dutch para-psychologist, dies
Nov 03 In the year 1988 pakistan claims it downed Afghan warplane
Nov 03 In the year 1988 reagan signs credit-card disclosure-bill
Nov 03 In the year 1988 soviet Union agrees to allow teaching of Hebrew