Historical Events In 1988
Monday, 03 August 2020
Nov 26 In the year 1988 arafat Refused Entry into the U.S.
Nov 26 On this day in history pioneer 6's closest approach to Earth since 1965 launch (1.87 M km)
Nov 27 Angela Aames, actress (Lost Empire, Basic Training), dies in the year 1988.
Nov 28 Picasso's "Acrobat and Harlequin" sells for $38.46 million on this day in history.
Nov 30 On this day in history a group of some of the world's most powerful companies engaged in a protracted struggle to acquire a rather hefty prize--RJR Nabisco.
Nov 30 In the year 1988 cyclone lashes Bangladesh, Eastern India; 317 killed
Nov 30 NYC furrier sues Mike Tyson for $92,000 for non payment of purchase on this day in history.
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 On this day in history benazir Bhutto named first female PM of a Moslem country (Pakistan)
Dec 01 NBC bids record $401M to capture rights to 1992 Barcelona Olympics on this day in history.
Dec 02 In the year 1988 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 UN votes 151-2 (Isr and US) to move PLO debate to Geneva, Britain abstains on this day in history.
Dec 03 In the year 1988 barry Sanders wins the Heisman Trophy
Dec 04 In the year 1988 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 In the year 1988 arafat meets prominent American Jews in Stockholm, Sweden
Dec 06 On this day in history bill Harris, US guitarist (Clovers-Love Potion No 9), dies at 63
Dec 06 In the year 1988 nelson Mandela is transferred to Victor Vester Prison, Capetown
Dec 06 STS-27 Atlantis lands in California after secret mission in the year 1988.
Dec 07 Andrei P Ershov, Russian computer pioneer, dies in the year 1988.
Dec 07 Armenian earthquake in Armenia killing 25,000 people in the year 1988.
Dec 07 On this day in history armenian SSR rocked by earthquake, 8 on Richter scale (55,000 die)
Dec 07 In the year 1988 gorbachev announces 10% unilateral Soviet troop reductions at UN
Dec 07 Mikhail Gorbachev cheered by Wall St crowds upon arrival in NYC in the year 1988.
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 on this day in history.
Dec 10 Dick Clair, comedian (Clair & McMahon, Facts of Life), dies of AIDS in the year 1988.
Dec 10 Massive Earthquake in Armenia kills 100,000 in cities of Leninakan and Spitak in the year 1988.
Dec 12 John Canning, NY Post managing editor, dies at 56 on this day in history.
Dec 12 On this day in history nYC Subway system adds new stations (the Z line)