Historical Events In 1988
Monday, 03 August 2020
Apr 22 Irene Rich, US actress (Beau Brumell, Champ), dies at 96 on this day in history.
Apr 23 In the year 1988 arthur Michael, Lord Ramsey/archbishop of Canterbury, dies
Apr 24 On this day in history e S "Bob" Newson, cricketer (S African fast bowler in 1930's), dies
Apr 25 "Nightline" goes on location to Jerusalem Israel in the year 1988.
Apr 25 On this day in history boris Kremenliev, composer, dies at 76
Apr 25 In the year 1988 nASA launches space vehicle S-211
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 On this day in history nJ Devils set all time playoff mark for penalty minutes
Apr 29 In the year 1988 "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 in the year 1988.
May 01 In the year 1988 carroll Righter, astrologer, dies at 88 of postrate cancer
May 01 IRA attack in Roermond, kills 3 on this day in history.
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 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 in the year 1988.
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 Eugene Antonio Marino became the first black Roman Catholic Bishop in the United States on this day in history.
May 05 On this day in history 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 On this day in history uSSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
May 08 In the year 1988 françois Mitterrand elected President of France
May 08 In the year 1988 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 In the year 1988 australia's new parliament house is opened by Queen Elizabeth
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 France performs nuclear test in the year 1988.