Historical Events In 1988
Wednesday, 04 August 2021
Nov 26 In the year 1988 arafat Refused Entry into the U.S.
Nov 26 Pioneer 6's closest approach to Earth since 1965 launch (1.87 M km) on this day in history.
Nov 27 In the year 1988 angela Aames, actress (Lost Empire, Basic Training), dies
Nov 28 Picasso's "Acrobat and Harlequin" sells for $38.46 million in the year 1988.
Nov 30 A group of some of the world's most powerful companies engaged in a protracted struggle to acquire a rather hefty prize--RJR Nabisco in the year 1988.
Nov 30 On this day in history cyclone lashes Bangladesh, Eastern India; 317 killed
Nov 30 In the year 1988 nYC furrier sues Mike Tyson for $92,000 for non payment of purchase
Nov 30 Soviets stop jamming Radio Liberty; first time in 38 years in the year 1988.
Nov 30 On this day in history uN General Assembly (151-2) censures US for refusing PLO's Arafat visa
Dec 01 In the year 1988 596 dead after cyclone hits Bangladesh, half a million homeless
Dec 01 Benazir Bhutto named first female PM of a Moslem country (Pakistan) on this day in history.
Dec 01 On this day in history nBC bids record $401M to capture rights to 1992 Barcelona Olympics
Dec 02 On this day in history 5 gunmen who hijacked Soviet Aeroflot jet, surrender in Israel
Dec 02 In the year 1988 sTS-27 Atlantis launched (Secret military mission)
Dec 02 Tata Giacobetti, Italian singer and lyricist (Quartetto Cetra) in the year 1988.
Dec 02 On this day in history uN votes 151-2 (Isr and US) to move PLO debate to Geneva, Britain abstains
Dec 03 On this day in history barry Sanders wins the Heisman Trophy
Dec 04 On this day in history actor Gary Busey critically injured in motorcycle crash
Dec 05 In the year 1988 shuttle Atlantis launches world's first nuclear-war-fighting satellite
Dec 06 On this day in history arafat meets prominent American Jews in Stockholm, Sweden
Dec 06 Bill Harris, US guitarist (Clovers-Love Potion No 9), dies at 63 in the year 1988.
Dec 06 On this day in history nelson Mandela is transferred to Victor Vester Prison, Capetown
Dec 06 STS-27 Atlantis lands in California after secret mission on this day in history.
Dec 07 In the year 1988 andrei P Ershov, Russian computer pioneer, dies
Dec 07 In the year 1988 armenian earthquake in Armenia killing 25,000 people
Dec 07 In the year 1988 armenian SSR rocked by earthquake, 8 on Richter scale (55,000 die)
Dec 07 Gorbachev announces 10% unilateral Soviet troop reductions at UN on this day in history.
Dec 07 On this day in history mikhail Gorbachev cheered by Wall St crowds upon arrival in NYC
Dec 07 On this day in history yasser Arafat recognizes existence of Israel
Dec 08 Anne Seymour, actress (Misty, Chevy Mystery Show), dies at 79 in the year 1988.
Dec 10 In the year 1988 dick Clair, comedian (Clair & McMahon, Facts of Life), dies of AIDS
Dec 10 In the year 1988 massive Earthquake in Armenia kills 100,000 in cities of Leninakan and Spitak
Dec 12 John Canning, NY Post managing editor, dies at 56 in the year 1988.
Dec 12 In the year 1988 nYC Subway system adds new stations (the Z line)