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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1950s  1960s  1970s  – 1980s –  1990s  2000s  2010s
Years: 1985 1986 198719881989 1990 1991

1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1988th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 988th year of the 2nd millennium, the 88th year of the 20th century, and the 9th year of the 1980s decade.

Events[change | change source]

Yellowstone fires of 1988 near Old Faithful

Births[change | change source]

Adele in 2016
Virat Kohli in 2017

Deaths[change | change source]

January[change | change source]

Chiang Ching-kuo
Georgy Malenkov

February[change | change source]

Richard Feynman

March[change | change source]

Kurt Georg Kiesinger
Andy Gibb
William McMahon

April[change | change source]

Alan Paton

May[change | change source]

Robert A. Heinlein

June[change | change source]

Giuseppe Saragat

July[change | change source]

Judith Barsi

August[change | change source]

Enzo Ferrari
Lazarus Salii
Jack Marshall

September[change | change source]

Luis Walter Alvarez

October[change | change source]

Franz Josef Strauß

November[change | change source]

Takeo Miki

December[change | change source]

Roy Orbison

Nobel Prizes[change | change source]