The year 1988 has a special significance of its own in India and world history. Let us know some such important events of the year 1988 such as: born famous people, death of famous people, war treaty, independence of a country, invention of new technology, change of power, important national and international day etc., knowing which your general Knowledge will increase.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1988 in World ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
02 JuneFamous Bollywood actor, producer and director Raj Kapoor passed away.
15 JuneNASA launches Space Vehicle S-213.
06 SeptemberAt the age of 11, Thomas Gregory became the youngest swimmer to swim the English Channel.
18 SeptemberBurma repealed its constitution.
02 OctoberThe longest bridge over the sea opened between Mandapam and Pamban in Tamil Nadu.
05 OctoberThe Constituent Assembly of Brazil approved the constitution.
13 OctoberThe US conducted a nuclear test in Nevada.
14 OctoberThe US conducted a nuclear test in Nevada.
15 OctoberUjwala Patil became the first Asian woman to travel the world through the sea.
08 NovemberA devastating earthquake in China killed 900 people.
16 NovemberBenazir Bhutto was elected the first woman Prime Minister of Pakistan. The election was held in Pakistan after nearly a decade.
24 NovemberFor the first time, Lok Sabha MP Lalduhoma was disqualified under the anti-defection law.
30 NovemberEminent Qari Ustad Abdul Basit Abdussamad of Egypt died in Qahera Nagar.
17 AugustPakistan's President Zia-ul-Haq and US Ambassador Arnold Raphael died in an air crash.
01 DecemberThe cyclone in Bangladesh killed 596 people, leaving 500,000 people homeless.
01 DecemberWorld AIDS Day began.
02 DecemberBenazir Bhutto took over as Prime Minister of Pakistan as the first woman.
07 DecemberThe 6.9 magnitude earthquake in Armenia killed 25 thousand people and left millions homeless.
20 DecemberThe Parliament approved the bill to reduce the voting age from 21 to 18 years through the 62nd Constitutional Amendment.
21 DecemberA Pan Am's jumbo jet crashed in the town of Lockerbie near the Scottish border with 258 passengers.
22 DecemberA Pan Am's jumbo jet crashed in the town of Lockerbie near the Scottish border with 258 passengers.
29 DecemberThe Victorian Post Office Museum in Australia closed.
20 JanuaryAbdul Ghaffar Khan, the greatest activist of Pashtun independence and called Frontier Gandhi, died.
27 JanuaryThe helicopter postal service was inaugurated for the first time.
27 FebruaryThe helicopter postal service was inaugurated for the first time.
14 MarchA special day for math lovers 'Pie Day' was celebrated for the first time.
15 MarchFor the first time after independence, eight political parties called for the Bharat Bandh.
25 MarchNASA launched the spacecraft S206.
08 AprilGeneral Weng Shang Kun elected president of China.
09 AprilLi Peng became the Prime Minister of China.
26 JanuaryPhantom of the Opera, the longest running Broadway play inaugurated.
12 FebruaryAnthony Kennedy was appointed to the Supreme Court of United States.
29 MarchAfrican National Congress Representative Delsea September was assassinated in Paris.
10 AprilThe Great Seto Bridge opened to traffic in Japan.
08 MayFrançois Mitterrand's party was re-elected for 7 years in France.
05 JuneThe first National Cancer Survivors Day was held.
16 JulyPaddy Ashdown became the leader of the Liberal Democrats in Britain.
11 AugustAl-Qaeda was formed by Osama bin Laden.
17 SeptemberThe 1988 Summer Olympics were held in Seoul, South Korea.
24 NovemberThe popular American cult television comedy Mystery Science Theater made its debut at 3000 KTMA.
01 DecemberThe first World AIDS Day was organized.
29 JanuaryOn the Test cricket debut 107 runs were scored by Mark great batch when he was playing against England.
20 FebruaryThe Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Oblast voted to secede from Azerbaijan and join Armenia, triggering the Nagorno-Karabakh War.
27 FebruaryThe Armenian community of Sumgait in Azerbaijan was the targetof a violent pogrom.
29 FebruaryOn the test cricket debut, 107 runs were scored by Mark Greatbatch when he was playing against England
06 MarchIn Operation Flavius, the British Special Air Service killed three Provisional Irish Republican Army volunteers while they were conspiring to bomb a parade of British military bands in Gibraltar.
13 MarchThe Seikan Tunnel, the longest and deepest tunnel in the world,opened between the cities of Hakodate and Aomori, Japan.
14 MarchChina defeated Vietnam in a naval battle as the formerattempted to establish oceanographic observation posts on the SpratlyIslands.
15 MarchNASA reports accelerated break dawn of arome layer by CFK. It is a very serious matter. Nowadays instead of decreasing the problems is going on increasing.
16 MarchUsing pistols and grenades, loyalist Michael Stone attacked thefuneral of three Provisional IRA volunteers who had been killed inGibraltar ten days earlier, killing three attendees and injuring over 60more.
16 MarchIran–Iraq War: Iraqi forces began attacking the Kurdish town of Halabja with chemical weapons, killing up to 5, 000 people.
17 MarchEritrean War of Independence-The Eritrean People's LiberationFront encircled an Ethiopian force and gained a decisive victory in theBattle of Afabet.
04 AprilErizona Governor Ivan Mekham was removed from the post after being convicted in impeachment trial.
14 AprilMails Music Box Theater opens in New York City. It was for 36 demonstrations.
14 AprilU.S.S.R., U.S., Pakistan and Afghanistan, Afghanistan signs the Treaty.
15 MayThe last contingent of the Soviet army began from Afghanistan on 15 May 1988 after the end of the Soviet Afghan war. This struggle is also known as TRAP Bair Trap 'and it played a very important role for the rise of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden and the new era of terrorism.
03 JulyThe United States Navy warship USS Vinsens shot the Iran Air Flight 655 over the Persian Gulf, killing all 290 people aboard.
06 AugustPolice officers of New York City accused the mob protesting at Tompkins Square Park first 24 hours, there were more than 100 complaints of police vandalism due to a riot.
08 August8888 rebellion, a series of march, protests, protests and riots began against a party state of Burma Socialist Program Party in Burma.
08 AugustMarch, a series of demonstrations, protests and riots, known as 8888 rebellion, began against one-one state Burma Socialist Program Party.
09 AugustWayne Greatzaki was included in one of the most controversial player transactions in Los Angeles Kings from Admonton Olers.
10 AugustIn the Japanese American International-The Civil Liberty Act 1988, every surviving person was given a right of $ 20,000 in refinance.
20 AugustWorse fire in Yelostone National Park destroys 150,000 acres of park. It ruined 1/3 of the park in summer, while the fire broke between 5 and 10 miles a day.
20 AugustThe fire at Yelostone National Park in the United States was destroyed more than 150,000 acres (610 km2), which is the worst day of one day.
13 SeptemberHurricane Gilbert reached a minimum pressure of 888 MB (26.22 in) with a continuous flight-level winds of 185 mph (295 km / h), which at that time became the most acute Atlantic storm on records.
27 SeptemberThe National League for Democracy was established in Burma under the leadership of pro -democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi.
19 OctoberA bill approved by the Senate prohibits the amount of advertisements that can be shown during children's TV programs.
04 NovemberThousands of computers have been aiming for a computer virus. Many computers were closed due to the virus as it slowed their functioning and were forced to reboot them.
15 NovemberThe Soviet Buran spacecraft, a reusable vehicle was built for the NASA's space shuttle program, was launched on unmanned, herfers and only space flight.
15 NovemberPLO leader Yasar Arafat declared the formation of the Statoff Palestine as 'the kingdom of Palestinians where they could be'.
22 NovemberAngela Merkel took charge as the first female Chancellor.
02 DecemberBenazir Bhutto became the Prime Minister of Pakistan, who was the first woman to preside over the Government of Islam-Prabhu.
06 DecemberThe Australian capital region was provided self-governance.
07 DecemberA 6.9 MW earthquake in Armenia's Spitca region killed at least 25,000 people.
10 DecemberAccording to rescuers, about 45,000 people have been killed and about 50,000 homeless due to the devastating earthquake in Armenia.
12 DecemberClifam Junction in South London collided between three trains, 35 people killed and several others were injured in the morning.
12 DecemberThree trains collided near London's Clafham Junction Station (Picture of debris) 35 people died and 500 were injured.
20 DecemberThe United Nations Convention was signed in Vienna against non-government drugs and psychotropic substances controlling international crime against illegal drug business.
21 DecemberA total of 270 people were killed when Paan MPLight 103 was bombing a bomb blast, while the aircraft was flying in Laukery, Scotland.
22 DecemberBrazilian unionist and environmental activist Chiko Mendes was kept in his Xapuri house.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1988 in India ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
21 JulyIndian national satellite INSAT-1C) was launched.
20 AugustA magnitude 6.5 earthquake in India and Nepal killed a thousand people.
03 FebruaryIndian Navy's first nuclear powered submarine 'INS Chakra' was inducted into the military fleet.
25 FebruaryIndia's first surface-to-surface missile Prithvi was successfully launched.
12 OctoberThe Birchandra Manu massacre took place in Tripura, India.
12 OctoberSri Lankan Citizen War-Indian soldiers launched a unsuccessful attack on Jaffna University, which served as the military headquarters of Tamil Tigers.

Famous People's Birthdays in 1988 😀

BirthName/Category/Country
22 OctoberParineeti Chopra / Actress / India
05 NovemberVirat Kohli / Player / India
15 DecemberGeeta Phogat / Player / India
01 MayAnushka Sharma / Actress / India
01 MayLt. Kiran Shekhawat / Navy women officer / India
02 SeptemberIshant Sharma / Cricketer / India
02 SeptemberIshmeet Singh / Singer / India
03 OctoberErica Car / Actress / India
05 NovemberGaelyn Mendonca / Actress / India
05 NovemberVirat Kohli / Cricketer / India
07 AugustAnisa Mohammed / Cricketer / India
08 AprilNitya Menon / Actress / India
08 AugustRinku Singh / Baseball Player / India
13 SeptemberSimran Kaur Mundi / Actress / India
15 DecemberGeeta phogat / Player / India
16 JulyAnsa Syed / Actress / India
20 FebruaryJiah Khan / Actress / India
20 FebruaryZia Khan / Actress / India
21 AprilAditi Gupta / Actress / India
22 OctoberParineeti Chopra / Actress / India
23 AugustVaani Kapoor / Actress / India
24 JuneSumona Chakravarti / Actress / India
28 NovemberYami Gautam / Actress / India

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