Historical Events In 1988
Friday, 16 April 2021
Feb 24 In the year 1988 supreme Court votes 8-0 Jerry Falwell cannot collect for Hustler parody
Feb 25 Amapola Del Vando, actress (Cowboy), dies at 78 on this day in history.
Feb 25 Bruce Springsteen "Tunnel of Love Tour," begins in Worcester MA in the year 1988.
Feb 25 In the year 1988 south Korea adopts constitution
Feb 26 Christa Rotherburger (GDR) skates ladies world record 1000 meter (1 17.65) in the year 1988.
Feb 26 Christa Rotherburger (GDR) skates ladies world record 1000 meter (1:17.65) on this day in history.
Feb 27 In the year 1988 ayako Okamoto wins LPGA Orient Leasing Hawaiian Ladies Golf Open
Feb 27 Bonnie Blair (US) wins Olympics 500 meter speed skating in record 39.1 on this day in history.
Feb 27 Gulfstream G-IV goes around the world 36 08 34 in the year 1988.
Feb 27 In the year 1988 katarina Witt (GDR) wins 2nd consecutive Olympics figure skating
Feb 28 In the year 1988 15th Winter Olympics games close at Calgary, Canada
Feb 28 In the year 1988 anti-Armenian pogrom in Azerbaijan, 30 killed
Feb 28 Mikha`il Na'imah, Lebanese playwright, dies at 99 on this day in history.
Feb 29 On this day in history kWK-FM in St Louis Missouri changes call letters to WKBG
Feb 29 Mark Greatbatch scores 107 vs England on Test Cricket debut on this day in history.
Feb 29 In the year 1988 nazi document implicates Waldheim in WWII deportations
Feb 29 On this day in history nYC Mayor Koch calls Reagan a "WIMP" in the war on drugs
Mar 01 Courtney Gibbs Eplin, 21, (Texas), crowned 37th Miss USA in the year 1988.
Mar 01 On this day in history iraq says it launched 16 missiles into Tehran
Mar 01 On this day in history jean Le Poulain, actor (Divine), dies at 63
Mar 01 Pontiac announces the end of the Fiero automobile on this day in history.
Mar 01 Wayne Gretzky passes Gordie Howe with his record 1,050th NHL assist in the year 1988.
Mar 02 Dutch Liberal Party merged with SDP in the year 1988.
Mar 03 Lois Wilson, actress (Crash, Deluge, Bright Eyes), dies in the year 1988.
Mar 06 In the year 1988 3 IRA suspects were shot dead in Gibraltar by SAS officers
Mar 06 In the Gulf of Alaska a 7.7 earthquake was felt in parts of Alaska, but little damage on land however an estimated 5,000 dollars damage caused to the ships Exxon North Slope, Exxon Boston and Exxon New Orleans in the year 1988.
Mar 06 On this day in history konstantin Iliev, composer, dies at 63
Mar 07 In the year 1988 divine, [Harris Milstead], female impersonator (Pink Flamingos), dies
Mar 07 Howard Stern's first pay-per-view "Underpants &Negligee Party" in the year 1988.
Mar 07 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR in the year 1988.
Mar 09 In the year 1988 kurt Georg Kiesinger, West German chancellor (1966-69), dies at 83
Mar 09 President Reagan presides at unveiling of Knute Rockne stamp on this day in history.
Mar 10 In the year 1988 andy Gibb, singer, dies of heart infection at 30
Mar 10 Avalanche at Swiss Ski resort "Klosters" nearly kills Prince Charles in the year 1988.