Historical Events In 1988
Friday, 16 April 2021
May 27 Florida Friebus, actress (Bob Newhart Show), dies of a stroke at 79 on this day in history.
May 27 On this day in history senate ratified a treaty eliminating medium-range nuclear missiles
May 28 Genie Francis (General Hospital) weds Jonathan Frakes (Star Trek TNG) on this day in history.
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 in the year 1988.
Jun 02 In the year 1988 horace A Hildreth, (Gov-Maine, 1945-49), dies at 85
Jun 05 On this day in history clarence M Pendleton, chairman of comm on Civil Rights (1981-88) dies
Jun 06 In the year 1988 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 on this day in history.
Jun 08 Eli Mintz, actor (Boardwalk), dies on this day in history.
Jun 09 In the year 1988 attorney General Meese orders Joseph Doherty deported to the UK
Jun 10 Greatest number of participants (31,678) on a bicycle tour (London) in the year 1988.
Jun 10 Louis L'Amour, western writer (Bowdrie), dies at 80 of cancer on this day in history.
Jun 11 In the year 1988 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 In the year 1988 george Harrison releases "This is Love"
Jun 13 US Supreme Court refuses to hear Yonkers argument they aren't racist in the year 1988.
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 in the year 1988.
Jun 17 Microsoft releases MS DOS 4.0 (think Windows) in the year 1988.
Jun 17 In the year 1988 the Givens' Family reports Mike Tyson beats his wife Robin Givens
Jun 19 Danny Spitz, heavy metal artist (Anthrax), weds Valerie in the year 1988.
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 in the year 1988.
Jun 21 In the year 1988 robert Lee "Bobby" Dodd, US football coach
Jun 22 In the year 1988 bramwell Fletcher, actor (Mummy, Raffles, Svengali), dies at 84
Jun 22 Dennis Day Jack Benny Show singer, dies of Lou Gehrigs disease at 71 in the year 1988.
Jun 23 In the year 1988 dayton Lummis, actor (Moonfire, Flight that Disappeared), dies
Jun 25 In the year 1988 axis Sally, [Mildred E Gillars], US nazi propagandist (WW II), dies
Jun 27 On this day in history leonie Fuller Adams, US poetess (High Falcon), dies at 88