1988
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1950s  1960s  1970s  – 1980s –  1990s  2000s  2010s
Years: 1985 1986 198719881989 1990 1991
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ArchaeologyArchitectureArtAviation – Awards – ComicsFilmHome videoLiterature (Poetry) – Meteorology – Music (Country, Metal) – Rail transportRadioScience – Spaceflight – SportsTelevisionVideo gaming
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AustraliaCanada – People's Republic of China – Ecuador – France – Germany – Greece – IndiaIreland – Israel – Italy – JapanLuxembourgMalaysia – Mexico – New ZealandNorwayPakistan – Philippines – SingaporeSouth Africa– Soviet Union – UK – USA – Zimbabwe
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Establishments – Disestablishments
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Works – Introductions
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1988 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1988
MCMLXXXVIII
Ab urbe condita 2741
Armenian calendar 1437
ԹՎ ՌՆԼԷ
Assyrian calendar 6738
Bahá'í calendar 144 – 145
Bengali calendar 1395
Berber calendar 2938
British Regnal year 36 Eliz. 2 – 37 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar 2532
Burmese calendar 1350
Byzantine calendar 7496 – 7497
Chinese calendar 丁卯年十一月十二日
(4624/4684-11-12)
— to —
戊辰年十一月廿三日
(4625/4685-11-23)
Coptic calendar 1704 – 1705
Ethiopian calendar 1980 – 1981
Hebrew calendar 5748 – 5749
Hindu calendars
 - Bikram Samwat 2044 – 2045
 - Shaka Samvat 1910 – 1911
 - Kali Yuga 5089 – 5090
Holocene calendar 11988
Iranian calendar 1366 – 1367
Islamic calendar 1408 – 1409
Japanese calendar Shōwa 63
(昭和63年)
Korean calendar 4321
Minguo calendar ROC 77
民國77年
Thai solar calendar 2531
Unix time 567993600 – 599615999
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1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year that started on a Friday, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. It was also the 1988th year of the Common Era, the 988th year of the 2nd millennium, the 88th year of the 20th century, and the 9th year of the 1980s. In the 20th century, the year 1988 has the most Roman numeral digits (11).

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The Iranian Frigate, IS Alvand, attacked by US Navy forces during Operation Praying Mantis.

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  • TAT-8, the first transatlantic telephone cable to use optical fibers, is completed.
  • Zebra mussels are found in the Great lakes.
  • The U.S. Drought of 1988 causes big crop damage in many states, impacts many portions of the United States and causes around $60 billion in damage. Multiple regions suffer in the conditions. Heat waves cause 4,800 to 17,000 excess deaths while scorching many areas of the United States during 1988.

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Nobel Prizes

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Templeton Prize

Right Livelihood Award

References

  1. ^ Kraft Accepts $13B Buyout by Philip Morris The Boston Globe. Accessed 2009-03-17. Archived 2009-05-08.

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