Historical Events In 1988
Saturday, 04 February 2023
Mar 31 In the year 1988 death of Sir William McMahon, Australian Liberal prime minister
Mar 31 Last East Limburg coal mine closes in Gent Belgium on this day in history.
Mar 31 In the year 1988 talib Rasul Hakim, composer, dies at 48
Apr 01 In the year 1988 iran accuses Iraq of using mustard gas on civilians
Apr 01 On this day in history jim Jordan radio's Fibber McGee, dies at 91 in a fall
Apr 01 In the year 1988 jim Jordan, actor (Fibber McGee), dies from a blod clot at 91
Apr 03 In the year 1988 17th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Amy Alcott
Apr 03 7th NCAA Women's Basketball Champion Louisiana Tech beat Auburn 56-54 in the year 1988.
Apr 03 On this day in history mario Lemieux wins NHL scoring title, stopping Gretzky's 7 year streak
Apr 03 On this day in history milton A Caniff, US cartoonist (Terry & the Pirates), dies at 81
Apr 03 New Jersey Devils beat Chicago Blackhawks, 4-3 in OT, to clinch their 1st ever playoff spot in the year 1988.
Apr 03 Somalia & Ethiopia sign accord about Ogaden desert on this day in history.
Apr 03 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR in the year 1988.
Apr 04 50th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship Kansas beat Oklahoma 83-79 on this day in history.
Apr 04 In the year 1988 eddie Hill becomes 1st to drag race a ¬ mile in under 5 seconds
Apr 04 In the year 1988 largest crowd (55,438) at a season game at Riverfront (Cincinnati Reds vs St Louis Cardinals)
Apr 04 On this day in history last broadcast of "Crossroads" on British TV
Apr 04 New York Mets set Opening Day record with 6 homeruns on this day in history.
Apr 05 On this day in history alf Kjellin, Swedish actor/director (Juggler), dies
Apr 05 In the year 1988 democratic convention picks Michael Dukakis as their pres candidate
Apr 07 Cesar Bresgen, Austrian composer/organist, dies at 74 in the year 1988.
Apr 08 On this day in history jim Jordan radio's Fibber McGee, dies at 91 in a fall
Apr 09 On this day in history brook Benton, singer (Just a Matter of Time), dies at 56 of meningitis
Apr 09 On this day in history uS imposes economic sanctions on Panama
Apr 10 On this day in history cliff Gladwin, cricketer (8 Tests for England 1947-49), dies
Apr 11 On this day in history david Prater, US singer (Sam & Dave-Soul Man), dies in car crash at 50
Apr 12 In the year 1988 alan Stewart Paton, writer, dies
Apr 14 In the year 1988 herbert Reynolds Inch, composer, dies at 83
Apr 14 USS Samuel B. Roberts struck Iranian mine off Qatar in the year 1988.
Apr 15 Hendrikus G "Han" Hoekstra, Dutch poet (Zandloper), dies at 81 on this day in history.
Apr 16 In the year 1988 abu Jihad, [Khalil al-Wazzir], PLO-leader, murdered
Apr 17 Eva Novak, actress (Medicine Man), dies of pneumonia at 90 in the year 1988.
Apr 18 Barbra Striesand records "Warm All Over" on this day in history.
Apr 21 On this day in history barbra Striesand records "You'll Never Know"