Historical Events In 1988
Tuesday, 07 December 2021
Apr 22 On this day in history irene Rich, US actress (Beau Brumell, Champ), dies at 96
Apr 23 Arthur Michael, Lord Ramsey/archbishop of Canterbury, dies on this day in history.
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 On this day in history boris Kremenliev, composer, dies at 76
Apr 25 NASA launches space vehicle S-211 in the year 1988.
Apr 26 On this day in history tNN Viewers choice awards-Randy Travis wins in 5 categories
Apr 28 In the year 1988 aloha Airlines Boeing 737 roof tears off in flight; kills stewardess
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 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 in the year 1988.
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 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
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 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 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 on this day in history.
May 07 On this day in history harris Glenn Divine, dies of natural causes at 42
May 07 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR in the year 1988.
May 08 François Mitterrand elected President of France on this day in history.
May 08 In the year 1988 mike Tyson crashes his $183,000 Bently on Varick St in NYC
May 08 In the year 1988 robert A Heinlein, sci-fi writer (Friday), dies of heart failure at 80
May 09 Australia's new parliament house is opened by Queen Elizabeth in the year 1988.
May 09 In the year 1988 belgium 8th Government of Martens forms
May 09 Belgium: 8th Government of Martens forms in the year 1988.
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