Historical Events In 1988
Saturday, 31 July 2021
Apr 22 Irene Rich, US actress (Beau Brumell, Champ), dies at 96 on this day in history.
Apr 23 On this day in history arthur Michael, Lord Ramsey/archbishop of Canterbury, dies
Apr 24 In the year 1988 e S "Bob" Newson, cricketer (S African fast bowler in 1930's), dies
Apr 25 In the year 1988 "Nightline" goes on location to Jerusalem Israel
Apr 25 Boris Kremenliev, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.
Apr 25 In the year 1988 nASA launches space vehicle S-211
Apr 26 TNN Viewers choice awards-Randy Travis wins in 5 categories in the year 1988.
Apr 28 Aloha Airlines Boeing 737 roof tears off in flight; kills stewardess on this day in history.
Apr 28 In the year 1988 nJ Devils set all time playoff mark for penalty minutes
Apr 29 On this day in history "60 Minutes" newscaster Diane Sawyer weds Mike Nichols
Apr 29 In the year 1988 andrew Cruickshank, actor (Body in Library, Murder Most Foul), dies
Apr 29 Burt Reynolds & Loni Anderson marry in the year 1988.
Apr 30 In the year 1988 james McCracken, US tenor, dies at 61
Apr 30 World Exposition, Expo 88 opens in Brisbane Australia in the year 1988.
May 01 Carroll Righter, astrologer, dies at 88 of postrate cancer in the year 1988.
May 01 IRA attack in Roermond, kills 3 on this day in history.
May 02 Jackson Pollock's "Search" sold for $4,800,000 in the year 1988.
May 02 Reds manager Pete Rose is suspended for 30 days for pushing an ump in the year 1988.
May 03 In the year 1988 4,200 kg Colombian cocaine in seized at Tarpon Springs FL
May 03 In the year 1988 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 In the year 1988 a live broadcast from the top of Mt Everest is made for the first time, by Japanese TV
May 05 In the year 1988 eugene Antonio Marino became the first black Roman Catholic Bishop in the United States.
May 05 George Rose, actor (Devil's Disciple, Hideaways), dies at 68 in the year 1988.
May 07 Harris Glenn Divine, dies of natural causes at 42 in the year 1988.
May 07 In the year 1988 uSSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
May 08 François Mitterrand elected President of France in the year 1988.
May 08 On this day in history mike Tyson crashes his $183,000 Bently on Varick St in NYC
May 08 Robert A Heinlein, sci-fi writer (Friday), dies of heart failure at 80 in the year 1988.
May 09 On this day in history australia's new parliament house is opened by Queen Elizabeth
May 09 Belgium 8th Government of Martens forms in the year 1988.
May 09 Belgium: 8th Government of Martens forms on this day in history.
May 10 Edgar Degas' "Danseresje of 14" sold for $10,120,000 on this day in history.
May 11 France performs nuclear test on this day in history.