Historical Events In 1988
Saturday, 31 July 2021
May 27 Florida Friebus, actress (Bob Newhart Show), dies of a stroke at 79 in the year 1988.
May 27 Senate ratified a treaty eliminating medium-range nuclear missiles on this day in history.
May 28 In the year 1988 genie Francis (General Hospital) weds Jonathan Frakes (Star Trek TNG)
May 29 On this day in history graeme Hick scores his 1,000th run of 1st-class cricket season
May 29 President Zia ul-Haq fires government/disbands parliament in Pakistan in the year 1988.
May 30 Ella Raines, actress (Uncle Harry, Runaround, Impact), dies at 66 on this day in history.
Jun 02 In the year 1988 horace A Hildreth, (Gov-Maine, 1945-49), dies at 85
Jun 05 Clarence M Pendleton, chairman of comm on Civil Rights (1981-88) dies on this day in history.
Jun 06 On this day in history ella Raines, actress (Brute Force), dies of throat cancer at 66
Jun 06 On this day in history george Bush makes campaign promise to support reparations for WW II Japanese-American internees (promise broken, May 1989)
Jun 07 Joe Partridge, cricketer (S Afr pace bowler 1963-65), commits suicide in the year 1988.
Jun 08 Eli Mintz, actor (Boardwalk), dies on this day in history.
Jun 09 Attorney General Meese orders Joseph Doherty deported to the UK in the year 1988.
Jun 10 Greatest number of participants (31,678) on a bicycle tour (London) on this day in history.
Jun 10 Louis L'Amour, western writer (Bowdrie), dies at 80 of cancer in the year 1988.
Jun 11 On this day in history giuseppe Saragat, president of Italy (1964-71), dies at 89
Jun 12 In the year 1988 marcel Poot, Belgian baron/composer, dies at 87
Jun 13 George Harrison releases "This is Love" on this day in history.
Jun 13 US Supreme Court refuses to hear Yonkers argument they aren't racist on this day in history.
Jun 15 In the year 1988 nASA launches space vehicle S-213
Jun 16 In the year 1988 in Santa Barbara, CA, a team of 32 divers begin cycling underwater on a standard tricycle, to complete 116.66 mi in 75 hrs 20 mins (why?)
Jun 17 Bruce Springsteen seperates from Juliette Phillips on this day in history.
Jun 17 In the year 1988 microsoft releases MS DOS 4.0 (think Windows)
Jun 17 In the year 1988 the Givens' Family reports Mike Tyson beats his wife Robin Givens
Jun 19 On this day in history danny Spitz, heavy metal artist (Anthrax), weds Valerie
Jun 19 In Santa Barbara, CA, a team of 32 divers finish cycling underwater on a standard tricycle, to complete 116.66 mi in 75 hrs 20 mins on this day in history.
Jun 19 In the year 1988 zdenek Blazek, composer, dies at 83
Jun 20 Price is Right model Janice Pennington is knocked out by a TV camera on this day in history.
Jun 21 On this day in history robert Lee "Bobby" Dodd, US football coach
Jun 22 Bramwell Fletcher, actor (Mummy, Raffles, Svengali), dies at 84 in the year 1988.
Jun 22 On this day in history dennis Day Jack Benny Show singer, dies of Lou Gehrigs disease at 71
Jun 23 In the year 1988 dayton Lummis, actor (Moonfire, Flight that Disappeared), dies
Jun 25 Axis Sally, [Mildred E Gillars], US nazi propagandist (WW II), dies in the year 1988.
Jun 27 Leonie Fuller Adams, US poetess (High Falcon), dies at 88 in the year 1988.