Difference between revisions of "1988"

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*February 9 - Helen McCourt
 
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*July 17 - Frank "Bruiser Brody" Goodish
 
*July 25 - Maria & Judith Barsi
 
*July 25 - Maria & Judith Barsi

Latest revision as of 05:01, 25 November 2021

1984 | 1985 | 1986 | 1987 | 1988 | 1989 | 1990 | 1991 | 1992

Events

  • February 17 - Colonel William R. Higgins, the leader of a U.S. Army observation unit in Lebanon, is kidnapped by Hezbollah.
  • March 30 - Fidesz is founded.
  • May 20 - Laurie Dann shoots and kills one boy, Nick Corwin, and wounds two girls and three boys in a Winnetka, Illinois elementary school. She then takes a family hostage and shoots another man, non-fatally, before killing herself.
  • July 6 - PRI nominee Carlos Salinas de Gortiari wins the Mexican presidential election, thanks to fraud by his party.
  • July 17 - Professional wrestler Frank "Bruiser Brody" Goodish is stabbed to death backstage during a wrestling show in San Juan, Puerto Rico by fellow wrestler José González.
  • July 25-27 - József Barsi murders his wife Maria Barsi and daughter, child actress Judith Barsi, before committing suicide.
  • August 1 - The Irish Republican Army bombs Inglis Barracks, London, killing one soldier and injuring nine.
  • August 11 - Al-Qaeda is founded is by Osama bin Laden, Ayman al-Zawahiri, and Abdullah Yusuf Azzam.
  • August 18 - The Hamas Charter is signed and issued.
  • August 20 - The Iran-Iraq War ends in a stalemate, with both Iran and Iraq claiming victory.
  • September 18 - The State Peace and Development Council, under the leadership of General Saw Maung, seizes power in Burma.
  • December 21 - Pan Am Flight 103 is bombed over Lockerbie, Scotland, killing all 243 passengers and 16 crew. Muammar Gaddafi claims responsibility for the attack.
  • December 22 - The Angolan Tripartite Accord is signed by Cuba, Angola, and South Africa, ending direct involvement of foreign troops in the Angolan Civil War. 
  • Unknown - The Janjaweed is founded.

Births

Villains births

Victim births

  • January 15 - Giulio Regeni
  • February 15 - Matthew David Barton
  • April 3 - Yvette Velasco
  • April 27 - Brittney Fisher
  • May 10 - Adam Ward
  • June 15 - Sierra Clayborn
  • July 15 - Bianca McGaughey
  • August 14 - Kayla Mueller
  • September 8 - Hannah Clarke
  • October 2 - Derrick Robie
  • November 18 - Miranda Gaddis

Deaths

Villain deaths

Victim deaths

  • February 9 - Helen McCourt
  • July 17 - Frank "Bruiser Brody" Goodish
  • July 25 - Maria & Judith Barsi
  • August 22 - Mari Konno
  • November 13 - Mulugeta Seraw