Historical Events In 1988
Monday, 03 August 2020
May 11 On this day in history h A R (Kim) Philby, British double agent, dies
May 11 KV Mechelen wins 28th Europe Cup II on this day in history.
May 11 Mario Andretti records fastest Indianapolis 500 lap (221.565 mph) in the year 1988.
May 13 Chet Baker, jazz trumpeter, fell to death out of a hotel window at 59 in the year 1988.
May 14 In the year 1988 willem Drees, PM of Netherland (1948-58), dies at 101
May 15 Andrew Duggan, actor (Jigsaw, Firehouse), dies of cancer at 64 in the year 1988.
May 15 Moscow begins withdrawing its 115,000 troops in Afghánistán in the year 1988.
May 15 In the year 1988 soviet troops begin their withdrawl from Afghanistan
May 16 On this day in history kay Baxter, best bodybuilder in the world (1983-85), dies in car crash at 42
May 16 On this day in history surgeon General C Everett Koop reports nicotine as addictive as heroin
May 16 On this day in history the U S Supreme Court rules that police can search discarded garbage without a search warrant
May 16 US Supreme Court rules trash may be searched without a warrant on this day in history.
May 18 In the year 1988 daws Butler, cartoon voice (Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound), dies at 71
May 19 On this day in history carlos Lehder Rivas, of Colombia's Medellín drug cartel, is convicted in Florida for smuggling more than 3 tons of cocaine into US
May 19 Virginia Farmer, actresss (Cyrano de Bergerac), dies at 90 on this day in history.
May 21 On this day in history "Da'Butt" by EU hits #35
May 21 In the year 1988 "Fat" by Weird Al Yankovic hits #99
May 21 Dedication of the Australian-Hellenic Memorial on Anzac Parade by the Prime Minister, the Hon Bob Hawke, and the Deputy Prime Minister of Greece, Mr Yannis Haralambopoulos on this day in history.
May 21 Dino Conte Grandi, Italy, delegate to league of nations, dies at 92 in the year 1988.
May 21 In the year 1988 jane Powell weds Dickie Moore
May 21 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site in the year 1988.
May 22 Dennis Day, tenor/comedian (Jack Benny Show, Danny Boy), dies at 71 on this day in history.
May 22 On this day in history hungarian Communist Party leader ousted
May 22 Károly Grósz succeeds party leader János Kádár in Hungary in the year 1988.
May 23 In the year 1988 david Schoenbrun, CBS broadcast bureau head (Wash, Paris), dies at 73
May 23 On this day in history maryland stops sale of cheap pistols on Jan 1, 1990
May 24 In the year 1988 james "Hamish" Hamilton, Brit publisher (Salinger/Mitford), dies at 87
May 24 John Moschitta set record for fast talking 586 words per minute on this day in history.
May 24 John Moschitta set record for fast talking: 586 words per minute on this day in history.
May 24 Porntip Nakhirunkanok, 19, of Thailand, crowned 37th Miss Universe on this day in history.
May 24 Power outage in Boston Garden in NHL's Stanley Cup finals in the year 1988.
May 25 PSV wins Europe Cup on this day in history.
May 26 Stanley Cup Edmonton Oilers sweep Boston Bruins in 4 games in the year 1988.
May 26 In the year 1988 stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers sweep Boston Bruins in 4 games