Historical Events In 1988
Saturday, 31 July 2021
May 11 H A R (Kim) Philby, British double agent, dies in the year 1988.
May 11 In the year 1988 kV Mechelen wins 28th Europe Cup II
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 on this day in history.
May 14 Willem Drees, PM of Netherland (1948-58), dies at 101 in the year 1988.
May 15 On this day in history andrew Duggan, actor (Jigsaw, Firehouse), dies of cancer at 64
May 15 Moscow begins withdrawing its 115,000 troops in Afghánistán on this day in history.
May 15 On this day in history 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 Surgeon General C Everett Koop reports nicotine as addictive as heroin in the year 1988.
May 16 The U S Supreme Court rules that police can search discarded garbage without a search warrant in the year 1988.
May 16 In the year 1988 uS Supreme Court rules trash may be searched without a warrant
May 18 On this day in history daws Butler, cartoon voice (Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound), dies at 71
May 19 In the year 1988 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 In the year 1988 virginia Farmer, actresss (Cyrano de Bergerac), dies at 90
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 In the year 1988 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
May 21 In the year 1988 dino Conte Grandi, Italy, delegate to league of nations, dies at 92
May 21 Jane Powell weds Dickie Moore on this day in history.
May 21 In the year 1988 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
May 22 Dennis Day, tenor/comedian (Jack Benny Show, Danny Boy), dies at 71 in the year 1988.
May 22 On this day in history hungarian Communist Party leader ousted
May 22 In the year 1988 károly Grósz succeeds party leader János Kádár in Hungary
May 23 In the year 1988 david Schoenbrun, CBS broadcast bureau head (Wash, Paris), dies at 73
May 23 In the year 1988 maryland stops sale of cheap pistols on Jan 1, 1990
May 24 James "Hamish" Hamilton, Brit publisher (Salinger/Mitford), dies at 87 on this day in history.
May 24 John Moschitta set record for fast talking 586 words per minute in the year 1988.
May 24 John Moschitta set record for fast talking: 586 words per minute in the year 1988.
May 24 In the year 1988 porntip Nakhirunkanok, 19, of Thailand, crowned 37th Miss Universe
May 24 In the year 1988 power outage in Boston Garden in NHL's Stanley Cup finals
May 25 On this day in history pSV wins Europe Cup
May 26 In the year 1988 stanley Cup Edmonton Oilers sweep Boston Bruins in 4 games
May 26 Stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers sweep Boston Bruins in 4 games on this day in history.