Historical Events In 1988
Friday, 16 April 2021
Apr 22 On this day in history irene Rich, US actress (Beau Brumell, Champ), dies at 96
Apr 23 On this day in history arthur Michael, Lord Ramsey/archbishop of Canterbury, dies
Apr 24 E S "Bob" Newson, cricketer (S African fast bowler in 1930's), dies in the year 1988.
Apr 25 In the year 1988 "Nightline" goes on location to Jerusalem Israel
Apr 25 Boris Kremenliev, composer, dies at 76 in the year 1988.
Apr 25 NASA launches space vehicle S-211 in the year 1988.
Apr 26 In the year 1988 tNN Viewers choice awards-Randy Travis wins in 5 categories
Apr 28 Aloha Airlines Boeing 737 roof tears off in flight; kills stewardess in the year 1988.
Apr 28 In the year 1988 nJ Devils set all time playoff mark for penalty minutes
Apr 29 "60 Minutes" newscaster Diane Sawyer weds Mike Nichols on this day in history.
Apr 29 In the year 1988 andrew Cruickshank, actor (Body in Library, Murder Most Foul), dies
Apr 29 On this day in history burt Reynolds & Loni Anderson marry
Apr 30 James McCracken, US tenor, dies at 61 on this day in history.
Apr 30 In the year 1988 world Exposition, Expo 88 opens in Brisbane Australia
May 01 On this day in history carroll Righter, astrologer, dies at 88 of postrate cancer
May 01 In the year 1988 iRA attack in Roermond, kills 3
May 02 Jackson Pollock's "Search" sold for $4,800,000 on this day in history.
May 02 In the year 1988 reds manager Pete Rose is suspended for 30 days for pushing an ump
May 03 4,200 kg Colombian cocaine in seized at Tarpon Springs FL in the year 1988.
May 03 On this day in history jasper Johns' "Diver" sold for $4,200,000
May 04 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR on this day in history.
May 05 A live broadcast from the top of Mt Everest is made for the first time, by Japanese TV in the year 1988.
May 05 On this day in history eugene Antonio Marino became the first black Roman Catholic Bishop in the United States.
May 05 In the year 1988 george Rose, actor (Devil's Disciple, Hideaways), dies at 68
May 07 Harris Glenn Divine, dies of natural causes at 42 on this day in history.
May 07 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR in the year 1988.
May 08 In the year 1988 françois Mitterrand elected President of France
May 08 Mike Tyson crashes his $183,000 Bently on Varick St in NYC in the year 1988.
May 08 Robert A Heinlein, sci-fi writer (Friday), dies of heart failure at 80 in the year 1988.
May 09 Australia's new parliament house is opened by Queen Elizabeth in the year 1988.
May 09 On this day in history belgium 8th Government of Martens forms
May 09 On this day in history belgium: 8th Government of Martens forms
May 10 In the year 1988 edgar Degas' "Danseresje of 14" sold for $10,120,000
May 11 On this day in history france performs nuclear test