Historical Events In 1988
Saturday, 03 December 2022
Apr 22 In the year 1988 irene Rich, US actress (Beau Brumell, Champ), dies at 96
Apr 23 Arthur Michael, Lord Ramsey/archbishop of Canterbury, dies in the year 1988.
Apr 24 In the year 1988 e S "Bob" Newson, cricketer (S African fast bowler in 1930's), dies
Apr 25 On this day in history "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 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 on this day in history.
Apr 28 NJ Devils set all time playoff mark for penalty minutes in the year 1988.
Apr 29 On this day in history "60 Minutes" newscaster Diane Sawyer weds Mike Nichols
Apr 29 Andrew Cruickshank, actor (Body in Library, Murder Most Foul), dies in the year 1988.
Apr 29 Burt Reynolds & Loni Anderson marry on this day in history.
Apr 30 On this day in history james McCracken, US tenor, dies at 61
Apr 30 World Exposition, Expo 88 opens in Brisbane Australia on this day in history.
May 01 In the year 1988 carroll Righter, astrologer, dies at 88 of postrate cancer
May 01 On this day in history iRA attack in Roermond, kills 3
May 02 In the year 1988 jackson Pollock's "Search" sold for $4,800,000
May 02 Reds manager Pete Rose is suspended for 30 days for pushing an ump in the year 1988.
May 03 4,200 kg Colombian cocaine in seized at Tarpon Springs FL on this day in history.
May 03 In the year 1988 jasper Johns' "Diver" sold for $4,200,000
May 04 On this day in history uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
May 05 On this day in history a live broadcast from the top of Mt Everest is made for the first time, by Japanese TV
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 In the year 1988 harris Glenn Divine, dies of natural causes at 42
May 07 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
May 09 Australia's new parliament house is opened by Queen Elizabeth on this day in history.
May 09 In the year 1988 belgium 8th Government of Martens forms
May 09 Belgium: 8th Government of Martens forms on this day in history.
May 10 On this day in history edgar Degas' "Danseresje of 14" sold for $10,120,000
May 11 On this day in history france performs nuclear test