Historical Events In 1988
Monday, 03 August 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 in the year 1988.
Oct 19 S Afr anti-apartheid leader Sisulu wins $100,000 Human Rights prize in the year 1988.
Oct 19 On this day in history senate passes bill curbing ads during children`s TV shows
Oct 20 Britain ends suspects right to remain silent in crackdown on IRA on this day in history.
Oct 20 On this day in history man armed with explosives blows self up in 125 St subway station (NYC)
Oct 22 In the year 1988 elton John sells out Madison Square Gardens for a record 26th time
Oct 24 On this day in history traveling Wilburys Volume One is released
Oct 24 Typhoon Ruby sinks Philippine ferry; hundreds drown in the year 1988.
Oct 25 On this day in history aBC News reports on potbellied pygmy porkers' popularity as pets
Oct 25 On this day in history 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 On this day in history "ET" released to home video (14 million presold)
Oct 27 On this day in history charles Hawtrey, English actor (Carry On), dies near London at 73
Oct 27 Larry Flynt paid hitman $1M to kill Hefner, Guccione & Sinatra in the year 1988.
Oct 28 Jurors award $147,000 to Tacoma parishioner seduced by her minister in the year 1988.
Oct 28 In the year 1988 microsoft cofounder Paul Allen gives $10 million to U Wash library
Oct 29 2,000 US anti-abortion protesters arrested for blocking clinics in the year 1988.
Oct 29 China announces a herbal male contraceptive in the year 1988.
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 2 gambling clubs &1 player share 61.38 M California lotto jackpot in the year 1988.
Oct 30 John Houseman, actor (Paper Chase), dies at 86 in the year 1988.
Oct 31 First Monday Night NFL game in Indianapolis, Colts beat Denver 55-23 on this day in history.
Oct 31 John Houseman, actor (Paper Chase, Fog), dies of spinal cancer at 86 on this day in history.
Oct 31 Journalists demand greater press freedom in Yugoslavia in the year 1988.
Nov 02 On this day in history computer virus strikes Pentagon, SDI research lab and 6 universities
Nov 02 On this day in history shamir Likud wins election in Israel
Nov 03 On this day in history henri van Praag, Dutch para-psychologist, dies
Nov 03 Pakistan claims it downed Afghan warplane in the year 1988.
Nov 03 Reagan signs credit-card disclosure-bill in the year 1988.
Nov 03 Soviet Union agrees to allow teaching of Hebrew on this day in history.